Editor’s note: With bike tolls being a hot topic recently, Streetsblog cartoonist, transportation engineer, and Loeb Fellow Ian Lockwood was inspired to submit two items for this installment of Cartoon Tuesday. Ian writes of the second toon: I kept thinking about the bike toll issue and came up with this cartoon. It’s strange how motorists […]
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.
Bike to Work Day is Friday, May 16. Check Transportation Alternatives’ Bike Month site for events.
GM has seen the future, and it looks like a B-n-L Hover Chair. If you held out any hope that billions in taxpayer bailout money and Barack Obama’s dismissal of Rick Wagoner would mark the end of General Motors’ bad plans, today was a wake-up call. GM’s solution for the future of transportation is — […]
Head over to Toronto bike advocacy blog Take the Tooker for the denouement to this transportation fable. Hat tip: Greater Greater Washington.
The world’s first car-free, zero-carbon city is slated to rise near the Persian Gulf by 2013. Even though it derives almost all of its wealth from oil and gas, the emirate of Abu Dhabi is making a splashy effort to wean itself from fossil fuels, reports Agence France-Presse. Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammad bin Zayed al-Nahayanis […]