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1.16.2005 

ez pass: what the f#*k

01/12/05-01/12/05 Prepaid Toll Dep $180.00 Balance=$215.99

Robert Moses proposed highways were designed to help automobile-owning families. In 1945 two out of three residents of the city did not own automobiles. Subway fare increases hurt these people. While highways were being extended into areas of the city where they might or might not be needed, subways were not being extended to where they were vitally needed. His monopolization of public funds for highways made subway construction impossible. Even for car owning families, no subway meant the hardship of having to drive into Manhattan - and park - and pay bridge tolls. It is also said that Moses' transportation policies helped the poor stay trapped in their slums ("ghettoization")

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