Chevrolet's ad for the 2015 Colorado had claimed the title of America's Most Toxic Car Ad — but it's only the tip of a much larger toxic iceberg. In a decisive championship win, this bad ad won 64 percent of the vote over a rival Dodge spot, and pretty much lost whatever respect Chevy might have had from the Streetsblog audience. And in a way, it's not much of a surprise...because it's basically a look under the hood of how all automakers manipulate their customers into buying machines that kill. Here's how they do it.
This week we’re at the 2021 Virtual Railvolution conference. Adelee Le Grand, CEO of Tampa's transit system, moderates a panel featuring Debra Johnson of RTD in Denver, and Peter Rogoff of Sound Transit in Seattle. Johnson and Rogoff discuss progress in their regions and the effects of the pandemic.