AP Photo - Iowans pay the price for years of the wasteful autosprawl system.
The carbon-auto industry has made profits for years on an auto-and-sprawl economy heavily subsidized by the taxpayer. They have their profits and now the bill for the free dumping of CO2 is coming due. Although it is late, we should STOP the subsidy now. The most harmful subsidy is the tariff levied on our public investment - urban transit fares.