Friday Funny: How Much Parking Does That Parking Spot Need?
The Onion takes parking requirements to their logical conclusion.
Friday Funny: Chicago Transit Has Imposter Syndrome
The Onion posits that the CTA’s failures stem from a debilitating fear of having riders rely on them.
Friday Funny: Tired of Walkability? Try the ‘15-Hour City’
Worried that a 15-minute city will restrict your freedoms? Welcome to the alternative.
Friday Funny: ‘Deregulation Works’
A tongue-in-cheek piece from The Onion calls the disastrous train derailment in Ohio a “deregulation success story.”
Friday Funny: Crossing the Street? Good Luck!
The Onion says the quiet part out loud to illustrate the real philosophy behind many road safety strategies.
Friday Funny: Pete Buttigieg Makes New Work Friends
The Onion takes a gleeful jab at Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg.
Friday Funny: Are You NIMBY Material?
A humorous “application form” skewers the so-called NIMBY movement.
Friday Funny: The Onion Blasts U.S. for Slow Trains
The satirical news site The Onion has imagined a world where China and the United States are competing over which country can operate the slowest, least dependable train systems.
Friday Funny: The Onion Satirizes the Federal Government’s Electric Car Fetish
The totally satirical, not-at-all-real website The Onion is back with another planning-related fake news take.
Friday Funny? Cartoon Lampoons the Growing Size of Trucks and SUVs
The Nib takes on the latest trend in car culture: massive vehicles.
Sunday Fun: The Bicycle Powered Car
Mounting a tandem bike to the front of a Honda to generate the power to operate the car has never looked so fun.
Friday Funny: The Onion Skewers Elon Musk (Again)
Elon Musk, a favorite target of satirists and urbanists alike, is once again the subject of The Onion's withering pen.
Friday Funny: Bernie's Latest Meme, Anywhere and Everywhere
Next to the words of Inauguration poet Amanda Gorman, the most lasting impression from Inauguration Day might be an image of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders.
Petition Seeks Landmark Status for Philadelphia's Four Seasons
Four Seasons Total Landscaping. Was that not clear?
The Onion: SUV Drivers Buy Into 'Them Versus Us' Mentality at All Costs
The headline of the latest foray of The Onion into the tragic world of traffic safety: "Conscientious SUV Shopper Just Wants Something That Will Kill Family In Other Car In Case Of Accident".
Friday Funny: Al Fresco on the Freeway
Fake news site The Onion imagines the logical result of car-centric planning during a pandemic.
The Onion Has a Blistering Take on Congress' Idea of a Social Safety Net
The latest foray by The Onion into the world of planning satirizes the American tendency to prioritize highway spending over housing and the homeless.
The Onion Skewers Police Use of Public Transit During Protests
It's possible that bus public transit could some day again be a powerful tool for economic and social mobility.
Friday Funny: An Adorable Housing Shortage in Cupcake Kingdom
A satirical article from last year, written by the Onion, offers a bit of satire as either a distraction from the public health crisis or as a reminder of the crisis that existed before the novel coronavirus.
A Partial List of Pop Culture's Anti-Transit Stigma
Why do movies and tv shows hate public transit much? There's no answer here, but there is plenty of evidence that the question responds to reality.
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