Cartoon Tuesday: Outmoded

From Dick Locher of the Chicago Tribune comes a cartoon complement to Judith Warner’s essay in the Times last Friday, declaring that SUVs have outlived any "utility" owners may once have derived from them.

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Cartoon Tuesday: In Which We Blog About the Other Paris

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Click through for this cartoon by Gary Varvel of The Indianapolis Star, referencing the now infamous tussle between John McCain and Paris Hilton. (And click here if you have no idea what we’re talking about.) While the ‘toon itself bears a ring of truth, the bigger irony may be that the presidential candidate who’s now […]

Cartoon Tuesday: Mode Switch

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This number from cartoonist Bob Lafay makes a good companion to last week’s news that some bike models are in short supply throughout New York City, perhaps reflecting the effect of gas prices on manufacturers’ inventories. The panic subsides once you start pedaling.
Cartoon by Ian Lockwood

The Elephant in the Room

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Transportation engineer Ian Lockwood is not only a leading voice within the profession for safer, multi-modal streets, he's also an amateur cartoonist known for skewering the absurdity in the modern transportation industry. Streetsblog is pleased to announce that we'll be featuring a new cartoon from Ian every month.

Cartoon Tuesday: Who’s Gonna Keep You Supplied, Man?

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From cartoonist Mark Fiore comes this animation of a hyperactive Ziploc baggy. Before clicking through to see why it’s so amped up, here’s some suggested reading from the New York Times: Sex, Drug Use and Graft Cited in Interior Department Frustration in the South as a Gasoline Shortage Drags On Enjoy the afternoon and Shana […]