Cartoon Tuesday: Crisis Mode

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This cartoon, by Tom Toles of the Washington Post via Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space, refers to DC subway funding, now under attack from conservative "think tanks." But it could just as easily apply to transportation and public works projects across the country, which continue to be largely overlooked despite their prior role as job generators in otherwise hard times.

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Cartoon Tuesday: Pricing Post-Mortem Edition

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Also particularly germane today is this CARtoon by Andy Singer, the first of what we plan to make a regular series on Streetsblog. Singer is a Minnesota-based cartoonist known in the livable streets universe for skewering car culture in strips like this one.

Cartoon Tuesday: Outmoded

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From Dick Locher of the Chicago Tribune comes a cartoon complement to Judith Warner’s essay in the Times last Friday, declaring that SUVs have outlived any "utility" owners may once have derived from them.

Cartoon Tuesday: Add It Up

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Related on Streetsblog: The Case for Active Transportation, by the Numbers Shaping the 2009 Transpo Debate: Rockefeller Foundation’s Nick Turner Nobelist Krugman Joins Call for Federal Transportation Spending Transportation for America Launches Legislative Campaign Cartoon by Andy Singer