In order to solve traffic problems, governments should tax private car owners heavily and use the money to improve public transportation. What are the advantages and disadvantages of such a solution?

Decent, good quality public
services are a necessity in any country. Not everyone is able to afford his own
; a sound network of
a variety
the variety
of public
should be available to sustain the economy by ensuring the availability of the workforce. Without public
the poor will be left stranded, with long distance travel out of their reach. Cities which are suffering from
high level
high levels
a high level
of pollution, suffocating gases and smog can benefit greatly from improvement of public
. Lower cost and high quality should
attract those who do not use these services because of their poor quality. Public
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transport, although
provides convenience to the citizens of the country
is not suitable for everyone.
For instance
the elderly and the sick may find it difficult to reach and wait at the bus stops or rail stations. Many orthodox religious women may prefer private
over public
. All kinds of people use these
and stations and bus stops could be rife with criminal activities. The taxation of car owners will result in fewer ownership of vehicles; even those who own their own vehicles because of any
necessity will no longer be able to afford them. The government should be quite selective in
taxing car
taxes, car
taxes car
owners, those who own them out of sheer necessity should be immune to the levy of
tax. Other ways to deal with the issue of traffic congestion should
be considered
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building underpasses and flyovers and widening of roads. Pollution problems can
be dealt with
the introduction
of green vehicles which use electricity or solar power
of fossil fuels.
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