Some Cities Are Banning Drive-Thrus Because Of Hotcoldwetdry

It’s for your own good, you know. Government knows better

Moving to curb carbon emissions, cities put brakes on drive-thrus

Drive-thru windows at fast-food restaurants, banks and other businesses have long represented the convenience for which American businesses are renowned. But the ease of idling in a vehicle while waiting for your order is now associated with another development: climate change.

As a result, some communities across the U.S. are banning drive-thrus, citing the additional carbon emissions that are released. Minneapolis this summer banned construction of new drive-thrus, while officials in Long Beach, California, have imposed a six-month ban on new drive-thrus while they study the issue. Similar ordinances restricting or prohibiting fast-food windows have also been adopted in communities including Creve Coeur, Missouri; Fair Haven, New Jersey; and Orchard Park, New York.

Minneapolis cited air pollution from idling vehicles as a major factor for the ban on drive-thrus, along with litter, noise and the potential of vehicles blocking sidewalks, which can increase the risk of a pedestrian accident. The order is part of the city’s long-term plan, called Minneapolis 2040, which includes a goal to cut greenhouse gas emissions 80% by 2050.

Every city mentioned, excluding Fair Haven, NJ, has an airport. Mostly small ones, except for Minneapolis. Orchard Park is the actual home of the Buffalo Bills stadium. What of all the idling vehicles there? Will they be banned? This is just a bunch of climanuts being climanutty.

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2 Responses to “Some Cities Are Banning Drive-Thrus Because Of Hotcoldwetdry”

  1. Kye says:

    It’s a bunch of elitists who would never be caught dead in a Burger King drive through telling the rest of us we can’t because hotcoldwetdry. More assholery.

  2. Doom and Gloom says:

    Banning drive thru’s is an excellent Idea. No better way than to kill new construction of fast food, banks etc. all in the name of potentially preventing 1 PPM of co2 fro leaking into the atmosphere which will do beyong NOTHING in their imaginary fight against the CARBON MONSTER.

    BOOOOO!!!

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