Humor

In a segment The Daily Show calls "Shabby Road" (complete with photoshopped image of President Obama, Rep. John Boehner, Sen. Harry Reid, and Vice President Biden as the Beatles), Jon Stewart takes down Congress' inaction on the Highway Trust Fund.
6 days ago   The Daily Show
<em>The Grid</em> solicited ideas from some of Toronto's smartest people for how to make the city better, no matter what the cost or feasibility. David Topping and Katie Underwood deliver the inventive results.
May 24, 2012   The Grid
For your lunchtime dose of inspiration, we bring you an eclectic collection of "70 Amazing Examples of Street Art" from <em>Bored Panda</em>, the "highly visual oddities magazine."
May 22, 2012   Bored Panda
Matt Bevilacqua pens a response to a recent opinion piece by author Shalom Auslander in the <em>New York Observer</em> that decries the big city for turning people into "blithering narcissists."
May 22, 2012   Next American City
Granted, this post may straddle the borderline between funny and sadly pertinent in these challenging economic times. But, we think any rankings that rely upon the number of Dollar General stores in a 30-mile radius deserves a bit of a chuckle.
May 18, 2012   yahoo! Finance
Our annual list of the 10 best planning, design, and development websites represents some of the top online resources for news, information and research on the built environment. Exclusive
May 15, 2012  By Abhijeet Chavan
For their "Work Wear" series, <em>The Wall Street Journal</em> looks at the fashion habits of the employees of Richard Meier & Partners Architects.
May 12, 2012   The Wall Street Journal
Last week's record setting premiere of the Avengers movie franchise inspired the launch of a planning and design themed legion of superheroes on Twitter. Sommer Mathis interviews the urbanist behind the mask.
May 11, 2012   The Atlantic Cities
A Baltimore schoolteacher uses his phone and his bicycle to construct whimsical sketches on digital maps of the city, Nate Berg reports.
May 9, 2012   The Atlantic Cities
In this edition of <em>The Atlantic Cities'</em> weekly look at bans of note from across the country, John Metcalfe examines Jackson, Michigan's new anti-graffiti ordinance, and the lone street artist it is thought to target.
May 4, 2012   The Atlantic Cities
Out this week, the satirical newspaper <em>The Onion</em> has collected a host of stories dedicated to transit and transportation. Some of these you may have seen before, but many are new to us.
Apr 27, 2012   The Onion