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.
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Head over to Toronto bike advocacy blog Take the Tooker for the denouement to this transportation fable. Hat tip: Greater Greater Washington.
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 […]
I’m guessing the speeding metaphor in this cartoon from Gary Varvel of the Indianapolis Star (click through for Pelosi’s quote) is not intended to critique spending stimulus dollars on highway expansion. But if you stick House Appropriations Chair David Obey in the driver’s seat, it makes for a rather pointed comment on the reckless approach […]
With rising gas prices crippling school bus fleets across the U.S., Clarion-Ledger editorial cartoonist Marshall Ramsay offers an intriguing new school transportation idea. Click through to see it.