Cartoon Tuesday: How Does a Drag Strip in Front of My Home Improve Safety?

This XtraNormal animation from the folks at StrongTowns expertly picks apart the logic underpinning car-centric street design and planning. I saw it and felt compelled to revive our weekly cartoon feature after an extended hiatus. It clocks in at more than eight minutes, which allows the sense of dread to creep up on you gradually. There’s also a shorter version if you have a YouTube-era attention span.

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