How the Koch Brothers Are Killing Public Transit Projects Around the Country “Americans
for Prosperity (AFP), which is financed by the oil billionaires Charles
G. and David H. Koch .. “. They use a …”data service built by the
Kochs, called i360, that helps them identify and rally voters ..”.
“Early polling …suggested that the $5.4 billion transit plan would
easily pass.” In a few months AFP had defeated the plan. The Koch
conglomerate is a large producer of gasoline and asphalt. They are
pushing driverless vehicles, claiming they give Americans the freedom
Kochs Mobilize to Kill Public Transit Plans “Americans
for Prosperity counters that public transit plans waste taxpayer money
on unpopular, outdated technology like trains and buses just as the
world is moving toward cleaner, driverless vehicles.” Americans for
Prosperity is a Koch Network “propaganda” machine.