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Clean Air Act / Cities' Plans #229026

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 15, 1973
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(Studio) Report on clean air plans for New York City and Los Angeles, California.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(New York, New York) Environmental Protection Agency wants vehicles cut down with pollution gear on all. Plans call for banning taxi cruising, better antipollution equipment on all taxis and heavy vehicles , double parking stopped, tolls increased to encourage car pools and mass transit, gas supply frozen in some areas.
REPORTER: David Henderson

(Los Angeles, California) Environmental Protection Agency plans would force citizen to use mass transit with special express lanes. Motorcycle number stopped at 1973 count. Public parking reduced, gas rationing.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

(Studio) In other cities same type plans begun. Boston, Massachusetts, to have $5 surcharge on parking in lots, no on-street parking. Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota, prohibit downtown parking but to have shuttle service. San Antonio and Houston, Texas, to have special express lanes for buses. Ceiling placed on gas prices.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Drinkwater, Terry;
Henderson, David;
Mudd, Roger

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