This will mean more traffic': Southern California transportation officials rail against the GOP tax bill

Date Posted: 11/30/2017

Categories: News, Traffic Tickets, California Drivers

The Republican-sponsored tax legislation moving through Congress has sparked alarm among Southern California transportation officials, who say changes to several lesser-known tax deductions could slow the renovation of Los Angeles International Airport and L.A. County’s ambitious plan to build more than a dozen new rail lines over the next four decades.

“This will mean more traffic,” Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said at a news conference this week at the Metropolitan Transportation Authority headquarters in downtown Los Angeles. “Next time you’re stuck on the tarmac at LAX, thank the Republican tax bill ... because that’s what it’s going to do.”

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