Comic: Yehuda Moon and Kickstand Cycling In honor of Bike to Work Week in Los Angeles, I thought I would bring back "Cartoon Tuesday" with a favorite bicycling comic. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to find a comic that amused as much as this drawing on the wall of Gavin Newsom’s communications office, so I was […]
This intriguing bit of street art is the work of Peter Gibson, a.k.a. "Roadsworth", who’s been painting Montreal streets, sidewalks, and public spaces since 2001. He’s motivated by "a desire for more bike paths in the city and a questioning of ‘car culture’ in general," according to the design blog Toxel, where you can catch […]
This ‘toon seemed appropriate on a day when oil prices set another record and presidential candidate John McCain called on Congress to suspend the federal gasoline tax (which would also hasten the depletion of the U.S. Highway Trust Fund, currently expected to be out of money next year). Wonder if these guys drink Miller?
From Dick Locher of the Chicago Tribune comes a cartoon complement to Judith Warner’s essay in the New York Times last Friday, declaring that SUVs have outlived any "utility" owners may once have derived from them.
Just in case I thoroughly depressed our cyclist readers with the overview of the timeline for the Draft Bike Plan, I wanted to provide some inspiration in the form of some funny and inspiring bike commercials from the Netherlands. H/t to Dave Feucht of the Streetsblog.net discussion group. Fortunately, since I can’t speak Dutch, the […]
Many of you know Streetsblog editorial board member Joe Linton from his writing on Streetsblog or BIKAS. Those of you that have been around the block also know him from his work over the years with the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition, Cyclists Inciting Change through Live Exchange, CicLAvia, Livable Places or a host of […]