Cartoon Tuesday: Triple Parking


Head over to Toronto bike advocacy blog Take the Tooker for the denouement to this transportation fable. Hat tip: Greater Greater Washington.

  • I like this idea…

  • That’s just wonderful. With all the (appropriate) talk about cyclist civility, this is great inspiration and reminder about life in the Bike lane.


Get Hypnotized By Boris Bikes

Dr. Martin Austwick created this animation of bike-share usage in London on October 4, 2010, when transit workers were on strike. It’s totally spellbinding. Bonus game for the geeks in the house — before you hit play, leave your best guess in the comments about the time of day when the system hits peak usage. […]

Nadler Amendment: The Ayes Have It

The House just passed Jerrold Nadler’s amendment to add $3 billion for transit investment to the stimulus bill. There’s a lot more work coming up very soon — in the Senate and in conference committee — but this was a hard-fought win and everyone who helped push it through should take a minute to pat […]

City Streets for Sale in Providence

Here’s a rather alarming update from Jef Nickerson at Greater City Providence, who alerts us to one of the not-so-imaginative responses to the current fiscal distress affecting many American cities. Providence is selling its streets: After Brown University and then RISD made agreements with the City to acquire parts of public streets for private parking in exchange for increased […]

Wanted: A Progressive DOT Director for Washington D.C.

Washington D.C.’s Transportation Director Emeka Moneme is resigning, opening up a window of opportunity for that city’s active livable streets movement. Greater Greater Washington’s David Alpert is pointing Mayor Adrian Fenty to New York City’s recent experience in choosing a new DOT Commissioner: Mayor Bloomberg chose Sadik-Khan, and now we have separated bike lanes, brand-new […]

If You Build It With Less Parking, They Will Still Come

  We’re nearly a couple of weeks into baseball season, and fans of the Washington Nationals are enjoying their new transit-, bike- and pedestrian-friendly stadium. The DC complex, with its transit links, shuttle buses and valet bike parking, is so accessible — and city efforts to encourage fans to get there by alternate means so […]