Friday Funny: How Automatic Toll Technology Could Have Saved Sonny Corleone

In a fake editorial on the satirical site The Onion, Charles J. Galvin, CEO, E-ZPass Group, pays homage to the alternative path the Corleone family would have taken in The Godfather if only Sonny Corleone had been driving a car equipped with E-ZPass.
June 20, 2014, 6am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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"You recall the iconic scene: With tensions rising between the Five Families, a trap is laid for Sonny, who, shortly after handing a bill to a man behind a tollbooth, is brutally gunned down by rival gangsters. It’s a hard two minutes for anyone to watch, but for me, the chief executive of a multistate electronic toll-collection system, it’s especially tough," writes Galvin (aka The Onion's editorial staff).

We've seen a lot of great satirical pieces relating to transportation and planning from The Onion before, but this latest is definitely one of their best.

Published on Thursday, June 19, 2014 in The Onion
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