Friday Funny

August 11, 2017, 5am PDT
A new voice in the wilderness of YouTube: the War on Cars.
CityLab
August 4, 2017, 6am PDT
The Onion's always-sardonic "American Voices" feature allows some totally fake people to respond to Honolulu's recent decision to make it illegal to text while crossing the street on foot.
The Onion
July 21, 2017, 5am PDT
Actually-fake-news site The Onion got a few burns on the world of planning this week. One article satirized the nation's inaction over the state of its infrastructure. The other hit the Brookings Institute where it hurts: the policy recommendations.
The Onion
June 30, 2017, 5am PDT
Satirical news site The Onion lambastes (in familiar fashion) the gig economy—i.e., the euphemism applied to the side jobs and revenue sources offered by transportation network companies like Uber and short-term rental companies like Airbnb.
The Onion
June 16, 2017, 5am PDT
If a new online cartoon for The New Yorker were a real calendar, we'd expect it would sell more copies than Playgirl and find itself spread across dart boards in all five boroughs.
The New Yorker
June 2, 2017, 5am PDT
A totally fake news story from the fake news site The Onion reports the fake news that the National Trust for Historic Preservation is leading an effort to demolish Donald Trump's boyhood home.
The Onion
May 12, 2017, 12pm PDT
TIL that there are no podium helmet laws in New York City.
Vox
May 5, 2017, 5am PDT
The satirical website takes on the darling of community and economic development: the local craft brew industry.
The Onion
April 21, 2017, 5am PDT
No freeway no cry.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
April 14, 2017, 5am PDT
City branding got jokes.
CityLab
March 31, 2017, 5am PDT
A new ad by Swedish public transit agency Västtrafik pulls quite a bait and switch.
The Verge
March 24, 2017, 5am PDT
The satirical site The Onion produces a set of totally invented, not-to-be-rusted safety tips for riding a bike in cities. We're not sure whether to laugh or cry.
The Onion
January 13, 2017, 6am PST
Yeah, this is a weird one.
Clickhole
December 23, 2016, 7am PST
Fans of @BobGunderson and @BicycleLobby will want to check out the Chicago winter version of the sardonic fake Twitter account, @606snowplow.
Chi.Streetsblog
December 9, 2016, 2pm PST
Sometimes you have to stop and laugh about the big problem with no immediate nor obvious solution. You might even learn something while doing it.
The Guardian
December 2, 2016, 9am PST
"When you gaze long into an abyss, the abyss also gazes into you."
KUOW
October 7, 2016, 5am PDT
Imagine a built environment that starts from a central location of Scottsdale, Arizona, sprawling outwards until it covers 70 percent of all land on Earth.
The Onion
September 30, 2016, 6am PDT
The satirical website The Onion once again casts its gaze on the habits of cyclists.
The Onion
September 16, 2016, 5am PDT
Every now and then, it's good to laugh at the absurdity of climate change denial.
Climate Central
September 9, 2016, 5am PDT
The MBTA Excuse Generator probably won't work on your boss, but it does provide humorously imaginative reasons for why your train made you late to work.
The Boston Globe