We know how this is going to play out

Posted: June 9, 2008 in Just "Why?"

Mpls. limits vehicle idling to 3 minutes


The Minneapolis City Council and Mayor R.T. Rybak approved changes Friday, to the city’s vehicle idling ordinance that aims to reduce air pollution. The ordinance limits most vehicle idling to three minutes, except in traffic.

“Most of the air pollution in Minneapolis comes from vehicles and cutting down in idling is one easy thing we can all do for our environment, our health, and the health of our neighbors,” said Mayor R.T. Rybak. (more…)


A) Private citizens will be asked to help enforce this bill (and trust me, there will be some dweeb out there armed with a stopwatch and a clipboard willing to do his ‘civic’ duty).

B) Some pinhead either on the state or federal level will get the idea to push legislation to require car manufactures to install devices that will limit car idling times to 3 minutes.


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