Why Do the Koch Brothers Care About Bus Rapid Transit?

Some laws don’t make a lot of sense to me. The Tennessee Senate passed a bill that would make bus rapid transit systems illegal in basically the only places in Tennessee where they are being proposed, including Nashville. It has recently come to light that the Tennessee branch of Americans for Prosperity (founded and funded by the Koch brothers) had a major hand in the bill’s creation and passage. But why? Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) systems are hybrid systems that combine the efficiency of rail Read more […]