The Onion

The satirical news site The Onion is back with another take on the concerns of planners and transportation engineers. This time The Onion takes a page out of Donald's Shoup playbook.
Oct 10, 2014   The Onion
Where would our weekly look at the humorous side of planning be without The Onion? Earlier this month, the newspaper set their satirical gaze on quaint Boston's daily "role-playing adventure" as a major American metropolis.
Mar 29, 2013   The Onion
The crack investigative team at the satirical newspaper The Onion has revealed the real reason for outgoing Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood's resignation. He's been implicated in the mysterious disappearance of a "beautiful country road."
Feb 1, 2013   The Onion
From the satirical paper The Onion comes news of Traffic Jam 2013 -- a highway concert series that is either commentary on the placelessness of the country's vast highway system or just another way to poke fun at Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood.
Dec 21, 2012   The Onion
The satirical newspaper <em>The Onion</em> lampoons long shot economic development strategies and overly ambitious city leaders with a post on "St. Louis 2.0" - a "sad little plan" for turning the city into a technology hub.
Sep 21, 2012   The Onion
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
The satirical newspaper <em>the Onion</em> reports on efforts by the Department of Housing and Urban Development to boost their brand recognition.
Mar 30, 2012   The Onion
Doyle Redland reports on the accidental new construction, which has galvanized both sides of the preservation vs. access argument.
Oct 7, 2011   The Onion
An Al Queda spokesperson says that they refuse to attack any U.S. bridges or any part of the transportation system because they're already in such a poor state no one will notice.
Jul 29, 2011   The Onion
Theodore Tremelstam argues that the United States desperately needs to develop alternate sources of fuel, awakening his buddy Bill at 3 o'clock in the morning in this Point/Counterpoint.
Apr 29, 2011   The Onion
The Onion reports on how President Obama's ambitious high-speed rail agenda is being replaced with a plan for high-speed buses that will use existing roads and be outfitted for a fraction of the cost of trains [Video].
Nov 19, 2010   The Onion