Skip to Content
Streetsblog Los Angeles home
Streetsblog Los Angeles home
Log In
Cartoon Tuesday

Cartoon Tuesday: Who Pays?

11:04 AM PDT on July 6, 2010

7_6_10_cartoon.jpgThis 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 stop the darned thing from gushing to say nothing of the destruction of tourism, fishing and countless other industries. 

But when it comes to transportation policy, the depressing story has been that there is no story.  Despite the unbelievably clear warning that the Deepwater disaster heralds, most motorists don't see themselves at all culpable as they fill up their tanks and heckle BP executives when they appear on their television.  However, as this comic warns us, the joke will ultimately be on them.  After all, where do they think BP is going to get the money to pay for all the destruction caused by this disaster?

Stay in touch

Sign up for our free newsletter

More from Streetsblog Los Angeles

SGV Connect 122: Glendora

The podcast continues a tour through the San Gabriel Valley with an episode focused on the city of Glendora, known as the Heart of the Foothills.

February 27, 2024

This Week In Livable Streets

Montebello bike plan, Midnight Ridazz, C Line construction, Alhambra transit, El Monte's Garvey Avenue plans, and more.

February 26, 2024

CicLAvia Melrose Open Thread

CicLAvia hosts its 50th open streets event - on four miles of Melrose Avenue from East Hollywood to Fairfax

February 26, 2024
See all posts