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The Houston Chronicle called it a “departure from what many consider the Houston model.” City leaders in this Texas metropolis want to scale back the space for cars in the central city to make room for wider sidewalks and bike lanes. Patrick Kennedy at Network blog Walkable Dallas Fort Worth says it couldn’t be farther […]
Editor’s note: Streetsblog is reviving Cartoon Tuesday and featuring the work of Ian Lockwood, a practicing transportation engineer and a Loeb Fellow at Harvard University, on a semi-regular basis. Enjoy.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney unveiled his energy plan today [PDF]. The idea is to break our addiction to foreign oil — by increasing our addiction to domestic oil. If by “domestic” we mean Canada, Mexico, and the U.S. Essentially, the plan is to go bananas on oil drilling. States would have the right to […]
Okay, it’s not a cartoon. But this "Daily Show" segment is too good to pass up. Comedy Central via Grist
Good stuff this week from Tom Toles, whose transpo-themed editorial cartoons are always on target. Click through for the rest of this commentary.