In their effort to blast a toll road through San Onofre State Beach clear down to Trestles—the "Yosemite of Surfing"—county officials have commissioned a study that purports to show that, next to the Rapture, toll roads are America's best hope for traffic relief. Produced by Emeryville-based consultants LeCG, "Economic Benefits of Toll Roads Operated by the Transportation Corridor Agencies" asserts that the county's toll roads save commuters six million hours of travel time (or 685 years) and 2 million gallons of... More >>>