Bike News Roundup: A 1996 PBS doc on the auto industry’s demolition of public transit

It’s time for the Bike News Roundup! Here’s a look at some stuff floating around the web lately. This is an open thread.

First up, a PBS documentary (fresh out of 1996) on the auto industry’s conspiracy to destroy public transit and create the urban traffic headaches we have today and continue to make worse through further highway spending. Interesting that Trump’s proposed budget would not only cut public transit funding, but also PBS…

Pacific Northwest News

Halftime show! StreetFilms takes a look at what’s happening in Santiago de Chile:

Santiago, Chile: 2017 Sustainable Transport Award Winner from STREETFILMS on Vimeo.

National & Global News

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3 Responses to Bike News Roundup: A 1996 PBS doc on the auto industry’s demolition of public transit

  1. Erik Griswold says:

    Not this crap conspiracy-theory again…

  2. Erik says:

    Is this a politics blog (bringing up PBS cuts) or is it a blog about cycling? PBS is too tangentially related to cycling to make it apt for this blog unless you want to call Seattle Political Blog.

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