Cartoon Doomsday, Part 2

toon.jpg

With events in Albany still unfolding, it remains to be seen whether this Bill Bramhall ‘toon — slide four of the Daily News illustrator’s gallery — will become reality.

On the other hand, with drivers still guaranteed a free ride over East and Harlem River bridges, the argument could be made that it already has.

ALSO ON STREETSBLOG

Cartoon Tuesday: Outmoded

|
From Dick Locher of the Chicago Tribune comes a cartoon complement to Judith Warner’s essay in the Times last Friday, declaring that SUVs have outlived any "utility" owners may once have derived from them.

Cartoon Tuesday: Add It Up

|
Related on Streetsblog: The Case for Active Transportation, by the Numbers Shaping the 2009 Transpo Debate: Rockefeller Foundation’s Nick Turner Nobelist Krugman Joins Call for Federal Transportation Spending Transportation for America Launches Legislative Campaign Cartoon by Andy Singer

Cartoon Tuesday: Beware of the Ouchies

|
After reading about a new Pew Poll that found 88 percent of Americans believe they can’t live without a car, I couldn’t help thinking of this cartoon from John Akre — who also gave us Cars for Hats. Car dependence has never looked so terrifying.

Cartoon Tuesday: Pricing Post-Mortem Edition

|
Also particularly germane today is this CARtoon by Andy Singer, the first of what we plan to make a regular series on Streetsblog. Singer is a Minnesota-based cartoonist known in the livable streets universe for skewering car culture in strips like this one.