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 […]
Usually, I just syndicate the weekly Cartoon Tuesday post from my friends to the east, but with them mired in fare hike and service cut hell, they just don’t seem as jovial these days. Thus, I’m left to my own devices and struck gold with my first look when I stumbled on the exact opposite […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Two YouTube videos have been making the rounds amongst Streetsblog readers in the past couple of days, and both have tickled the funny bone for different reasons. Given that things have been a little denser than usual here, heck even our recent polls required some study, I thought I’d break up the grind before going […]