This week, The Onion’s “American Voices” asks three average Americans their views on L.A.’s recently passed cyclist anti-harassment ordinance. As you would expect from The Onion, the comments aren’t pretty. Of course, these three have been answering these questions for quite some time now. But I have faith that Streetsblog readers are funnier than Onion […]
Sometimes a picture is just so horrifying that nothing else needs to be said. The above shot is from a bike race in Monterrey, Mexico. Amazingly, only one cyclist was killed. The driver, an American, was drunk and asleep at the wheel. Photo: Jose Fidelino Vera Hernandez / AP
As President Biden urges Congress to give drivers a gas tax "holiday" that experts say won't even significantly ease pain at the pump, advocates are urging him to give Americans emergency relief from car dependency instead.
Having dispensed with the question of whether an African-American or woman will ever make it to the White House, conservative Culture Warriors have moved on to defining and dividing Americans over their chosen mode of transportation. These two images have been floating around the right wing blogosphere under the shrieky, all-caps headline, "THIS IS ALL […]
There are few names that draw such heated debate in the bike community than "John Fisher," one of the assistant general manager’s at LADOT; but the man viewed by many as the most important figure at LADOT when it comes to department policy. After all, General Manager’s come and go, but John Fisher is a […]