08 Aug '18, 2pm

#Pamplona The anti-transit disinformation campaign ramps up

The real arguments that these anti-transit forces make, however, is against government generally — except when used to promote highways and auto usage. Capital Metro Much attention was given to a recent New York Times article that detailed how organized anti-transit forces came together to defeat May’s ballot initiative in Nashville, Tenn . While this has alarmed pro-transit forces across the political spectrum — yes, there are conservatives who also strongly support public transportation investments — it is not new. What is new is that this faction is much better financed and much more ideological, and proponents must be more prepared than ever for what will surely come to your city. Anti-transit positions are not new To be sure, the Nashville situation, like the Cincinnati streetcar referenda contests, was much more complicated than outside money influencing the campaign...

Full article: http://www.metro-magazine.com/government-issues/article/7...

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