Tennessee Senate Passes Koch Brothers-Backed Ban on Bus Rapid Transit

April 16, 2014 by  
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Despite the country’s recent transportation victories on bike share expansion and other mass transit investments, Tennessee seems to have taken a giant step backwards. Last week, the Tennessee Senate overwhelmingly voted to ban any kind of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) construction in the state. The ban was heavily backed by the wealthy Koch Brothers–who some may remember for their devastating oil spill in Texas last year–and seems to have been specifically targeted at squashing the 7.1 mile AMP BRT project in Nashville. Read the rest of Tennessee Senate Passes Koch Brothers-Backed Ban on Bus Rapid Transit Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: americans for prosperity , amp brt , amp bus rapid transit , brt , brt ban , brt system , Bus Rapid Transit , bus rapid transit ban , green transportation , karl dean , Koch Brothers , mass transit , Nashville , tennessee , tennessee senate

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