Cartoon Tuesday: Beware of the Ouchies

After reading about a new Pew Poll that found 88 percent of Americans believe they can’t live without a car, I couldn’t help thinking of this cartoon from John Akre — who also gave us Cars for Hats. Car dependence has never looked so terrifying.

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Cartoon Tuesday: Stray Dogs Taking Moscow Metro

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If stray Russian dogs can learn to ride the train…Photo:EnglishRussia.com While reading the news magazine "The Week" this weekend, I noticed a small story about how stray dogs in Russia are starting to ride the Moscow Metro to get to their work.  In the morning, the dogs ride into Moscow’s down town where they spend […]

Cartoon Tuesday: Neighborhood Council Meeting Bike Lane Bingo

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It’s not quite a cartoon, but it is a clever, sad, ironic laugh. Friend of the blog Nathan Lucero posted his Bike Lane meeting bingo card at the Figueroa for All Facebook group. Not all neighborhood councils are the same; many have been very supportive of facilities for bicycling and walking. It does seem like […]

Cartoon Tuesday, American Voices, Harassing Cyclists

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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 […]