Cartoon Tuesday: Cars for Hats

An ode to true car dependence from cartoonist and car-free Minneapolis blogger John Akre:

I need to take my car with me wherever I may go,
And that is why the latest style is to wear a car chapeau.

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Anti-parking posts like these (which didn't prevent the car from its spot) are proliferating in Koreatown. All photos: Joe Linton/Streetsblog L.A.

Eyes on the Street: Posts Against Cars Parking on Koreatown Sidewalks

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In 2015, I posted about what appeared to be a relatively new situation: a seemingly increasing number of cars parking on Koreatown sidewalks. I mentioned that I basically never saw this in my neighborhood only 5-10 years ago. Note that Koreatown is Los Angeles’ most population-dense neighborhood. It is among the most heavily walked neighborhoods […]

Facebook Face Off: Malibu’s Anti-Bike Crusade Runs Into Opposition

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A cyclist blocking traffic in Malibu on the PCH. Photo:JGL Songs/Flickr Generally, I try to avoid writing about Facebook "groups" that bag cyclists, pedestrians or transit riders and projects because they’re not really representative of anything other than an angry person with a keyboard. However, that was before Biking In L.A. pointed us towards a […]