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The Fallacy of Economics by Coercion: Redux

The Economics (and Coercion) of Transportation Policy

JUNE 03, 2009 by WILLIAM ANDERSON

In a recent talk at the National Press Club, the U.S. Secretary of Transportation, Ray LaHood, declared that the government wants to "coerce people out of their cars."