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I hope your aren’t tired of hearing my ideas for fixing California, because I’ve got another one. If it works for the Golden State, maybe we could take it national.

What if California were to build a toll-road to mimic the German Autobahn? Instead of wasting transportation money on High Speed Rail we build a super highway that drivers have to pay annually to use. The fee should be substantial, but think about it, how much would you be willing to pay to be able to drive from San Francisco to Los Angles as fast as your car can go?

Say it would cost $1,000 a month to drive on, and only drivers with the Calautobahn medallion would be allowed on this elite freeway.

The construction of the roadway would be put out to bid, supervised by Caltrans with only domestic building materials used and American workers employed...


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