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"Toll collection requires people sit in traffic with their engines running generating useless smog while waiting in line to pay a tax. If these tolls were eliminated, then millions of tons of greenhouse gases would not be dumped into the air we breathe, and it would reduce our need to buy Arab oil and avoid gas shortages that drive up prices," he says.
"A toll is a tax with a high cost to the environment. If we must pay a tax, then we should raise the tax on gasoline to make up the difference," he adds. "So let's close down those toll booths before the ice caps melt and it's too late."