Today’s toon combo comes to us via the Times’ By Design blog, where Allison Arieff has posted a paean to Steven M. Johnson, an inventor, author, cartoonist and former urban planner described by Arieff as "a sort of R. Crumb meets R. Buckminster Fuller." Many of Johnson’s "whimsical musings" are transportation related, and at least […]
Before I sign out for the holidays, I wanted to give you some homework to help me out. One thing that Sammy responds to when we’re trying to get him to sleep is singing. Being a good Streetsblogger, I’m trying to give him as many songs about transit or biking as possible. I haven’t found […]
Click through for cartoonist Lisa Benson’s take on who calls the tune in Detroit (though maybe no longer in Washington). After the jump, Pat Oliphant peers into a possibly not-too-distant future.
This comic is one of many on BP’s disaster available at U.S. News and World Report. There have been so many depressing plots surrounding the ongoing horror story unfolding at Deepwater Horizon. It’s sort of a "pick your poison" buffet catastrophe: helpless animals coated in oil, the universal inability to figure out a way to […]
Just something to think about as Congress continues to debate how best to fund our transportation system in the coming months.
A couple of weeks ago, Brad Aaron posted a gem of a video by Mark Fiore about aliens landing on earth and getting confused by our transportation system. Seriously? We run our vehicles on dinosaur juice? It turns out the theme of confused aliens and our transportation system isn’t a new one. Via Carter Rubin […]