This week, our cartoonist Bill Roundy goes national to lampoon the federal government's weak response to the pedestrian safety crisis.
A couple of car-related ads in heavy NFL rotation caught my attention mostly for their emphasis, intended or not, on car-free transportation. Exhibit A is from Geico, which as usual doesn’t use cars in its ads for car insurance. Instead, in this spot the company’s ubiquitous cartoon spokeslizard is depicted walking the center line of […]
Pundits are critical of candidates for advocating socialism, but the U.S. has always solved a lot of issues using collective solutions: mail, defense, law enforcement, and yes - transportation
Mark Fiore, this year’s Pulitzer Prize winner for Editorial Cartooning and the first to win for animated cartoons, recently provided this gem. Joe Commuter tries to explain to an alien visitor how mobility works on Earth and how convenient our cars are with their fuel made from "dinosaur squeezin’s." With more than a few jabs […]
Bill Roundy got angry after reading our coverage last week about how America is far behind the Netherlands, England, Germany and Norway in making roads safer.
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