Cartoon Tuesday: Blind Spots

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Cartoon Tuesday: Jump the Gates or Dump the Stooges?

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From the cutting-off-one’s-nose-to-spite-one’s-face department comes this nonetheless impressive song and video excoriating the MTA (a.k.a. "Money-Taking Assholes") and calling on transit riders to "start jumping the gates." But there’s more to the message than misguided MTA bashing, as "the fuck-ups in Albany" — Ruben Diaz, Sr., Pedro Espada and Carl Kruger, specifically — get their […]

Cartoon Tuesday: Priority

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Click through for the conclusion to this week’s toon, which comes to us from Rick Smith of Shaker Heights, Ohio. Smith’s strip, Yehuda Moon, is a serialized saga with daily entries going back to January. I’m still making my way through the storyline, but having biked the greenways of Lorain County, I had a soft […]

Cartoon Tuesday: Tales From the Dark Side (of the Road)

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The UK Department for Transport’s no-holds-barred THINK! road safety campaign isn’t just for adults. This creepy toon, one in a series designed to influence how kids interact with auto traffic (here’s another), encourages bright colored clothing in favor of "trendy" darker tones when walking at night. These spots bring to mind a number of questions. […]

New Citi Bike Stickers Warn of Truck Blind Spots

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With more than two million rides and only a handful of reported crashes, bike-share in New York appears to be putting together an impressive safety record. In London and Paris, fatal bike-share crashes, while very rare, have mostly involved large vehicles like buses and trucks. When Citi Bike launched, the “Bike Smart” brochure sent to all […]