Humor

4 days ago
The rest of the world would only spoil it for the mapmakers.
The Onion
September 6, 2018, 8am PDT
In a new video game, the player is a no-good raccoon wreaking havoc on the world around him.
Los Angeles Magazine
August 31, 2018, 5am PDT
The Fake News website The Onion reports a complete fabrication about Elon Musk and Tesla.
The Onion
August 27, 2018, 5am PDT
From Judi Dench to Queen Latifah, CityLab writers match transit systems with the personalities they think would make the best announcements.
CityLab
August 24, 2018, 5am PDT
When allowing a crowd to decide the name of something important, make sure to add a layer of self-control.
Quartz
August 17, 2018, 10am PDT
"Last year the government spent less on the ministry of silly walks than it did on national defense."
The Dallas Morning News
August 3, 2018, 6am PDT
Witness the "theatricality of public space."
Mother Jones
August 3, 2018, 5am PDT
Satirical website The Onion has noticed something about the American approach to the traffic circle.
The Onion
July 13, 2018, 5am PDT
The transit map is useful, but doesn't always capture the scale of the engineering feat that produced the world's subways systems.
CityLab
June 22, 2018, 5am PDT
This is another one of those "funny" articles, in that it's satire about a tragic state of affairs.
The Beaverton
June 15, 2018, 7am PDT
Call it wildlife gone urban.
MPR News
June 3, 2018, 5am PDT
Spend your free time dealing with the frustrations of your commute, but in video game form.
The Architect's Newspaper
May 25, 2018, 5am PDT
This one is for the people watchers.
NorthJersey
May 22, 2018, 1pm PDT
The tiniest house anyone has ever seen.
Science Daily
May 18, 2018, 9am PDT
This version is called 'The Best of All Possible Plans.'
Twitter
May 11, 2018, 5am PDT
A satirical post for McSweeney's about the typical approach to the country's growing number of homeless brought to mind a famous song by Meat Loaf.
McSweeney's
April 20, 2018, 11am PDT
The folks over at City Observatory brew up a "Cappuccino Congestion Index" to show that anything can be shown to cost Americans vast sums of money.
City Observatory
April 20, 2018, 5am PDT
What does the flavor of your drink say about the flavor of your urbanism?
The Market Urbanism Report
April 19, 2018, 5am PDT
They heard you like transit, so they put transit in your memes. (If you don't know what that means, read on.)
Chicago Magazine
April 6, 2018, 2pm PDT
The perennial debate is renewed, and potentially resolved: Which city's metro system has the best transit map?
Greater Greater Washington