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Friday Eye Candy: A Cartoon Explains the State of U.S. Public Transit

The Nib unlocks the illustrative and narrative power of cartoons to explain the neglected state of public transit in the Unite States, and to make the case for effective and empowered transit planning.
December 14, 2018, 2pm PST | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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A cartoon by Josh Kramer and Dan Nott sets out to answer a popular question these days: Why is U.S. Public Transit Crumbling?

The story starts in New York City, where the subway system has recently set records for delays, and expands to the many other U.S. cities that have no subways at all.

Along the way, cartoon caricatures of Randal O'Toole, David King, the Koch Brothers, Benjamin Ross, and Alissa Walker make appearances. International points of comparison include Toronto, Vienna, Bogotá, and Medellin.

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Published on Friday, December 14, 2018 in The Nib
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