The Koch Brothers visit Nashville: Episode 72

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Today, we're discussing one of American transit's archnemises; the Koch Brothers. Just how have these diabolical oil billionaires worked to derail our transit projects, and what can we do about it? All this, after The News.


References & notes

  1. [1] Mass Transit: New York Gov. Hochul, MTA roll out R211T open gangway subway cars on C Line
  2. [2] KC Streetcar: Welcome KC Streetcar #807
  3. [3] In These Times: What Uber and the Koch Brothers Have in Common: A Plan to Destroy Public Transit
  4. [4] The New York Times: How the Koch Brothers Are Killing Public Transit Projects Around the Country
  5. [5] The Guardian: Why are Koch-funded activists trying to derail a US city's public transit?
  6. [6] Americans for Prosperity
  7. [7] WZTV Nashville: Report: Nashville ranked worst city for commuting
  8. [8] Wikipedia: Nashville metropolitan area
  9. [9] Wikipedia: Nashville, Tennessee
  10. [10] Wikipedia: Americans for Prosperity
  11. [11] WeGo Public Transit
  12. [12] Wikipedia: WeGo Star ยง Ridership
  13. [13] Wikipedia: Let's Move Nashville
  14. [14] WKRN News 2, Nashville: WeGo Central Station renamed to honor Nashville, TN's first female bus driver
  15. [15] Wikipedia: Spokane, Washington