March 29, 2013, 2pm PDT
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.
February 1, 2013, 2pm PST
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."
December 21, 2012, 2pm PST
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.
September 21, 2012, 2pm PDT
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.
April 27, 2012, 2pm PDT
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.
March 30, 2012, 2pm PDT
The satirical newspaper <em>the Onion</em> reports on efforts by the Department of Housing and Urban Development to boost their brand recognition.
October 7, 2011, 2pm PDT
Doyle Redland reports on the accidental new construction, which has galvanized both sides of the preservation vs. access argument.
July 29, 2011, 2pm PDT
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.
April 29, 2011, 2pm PDT
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.
November 19, 2010, 2pm PST
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].
August 13, 2010, 2pm PDT
The satirical newspaper The Onion reports on how the safe transfer of millions of barrels of oil into the energy infrastructure of the United States will result in environmental calamity.
August 6, 2010, 2pm PDT
A family elder tells tales of the old ways when the family was "not enticed by the frappucinos at the Starbucks that just opened," and there were park-and-rides as far as the eye could see.
May 14, 2010, 2pm PDT
This article from <em>The Onion</em> looks at the Environmental Protection Agency's increasing frustration with a global environment that is not playing its part in environmental protection.
April 1, 2010, 2pm PDT
Audio advertisement from The Onion highlights how the new magazine "Demographer Today" will present data about people for people interested in data about people.
August 21, 2009, 2pm PDT
The Department of Transportation has released a new report urging drivers to combat traffic congestion by honking -- a method estimated to relieve 90% of traffic.
May 15, 2009, 2pm PDT
The Onion reports on the "window-shattering ceremony" officially opening Detroit's newest slum, a neighborhood designed with the "latest in high-risk, hopelessly impoverished housing options."
April 3, 2009, 2pm PDT
This piece from <em>The Onion</em> presents the incredibly simple solution to the nation's economic troubles: build more houses.
December 26, 2008, 1pm PST
The Onion reports on an "area man" whose decision to live in his parents' basement looks like a wise move.
August 1, 2008, 2pm PDT
<p>This just in from The Onion.</p>
July 5, 2008, 1pm PDT
<p>The Onion reports on a study showing that a vast majority of Americans want further investments in public transit so everyone else can get off the road and make their drive faster.</p>