Tag: transportation

Technology Will Save Us All: Rich Asshole Edition

We have solved all our real problems and moved on to the made-up ones

Trump Spending Cuts Gonna Do Austerity To Us, And It Is Going To Be AWESOME!

Well at least we'll all have the Kingdom of Heaven.

Austerity Declared Winner In Washington State Bridge Collapse

Gee, I wonder what will happen if we build roads and bridges, then completely ignore them for decades and drastically cut funding everywhere in order to suck the knob of the right wing’s newest golden calf, austerity? Surely nothing...

Moonie Times Columnist Has Many Nuanced, Reasonable Opinions About Bikesharing

DC's Capital Bikeshare program, for which you pay a fee to join and then ride bikes to and from docking stations across the city, is a popular thing that keeps enlisting new members and expanding. Its success is leading...

Virginia Selling Off Naming Rights To Roads, Bridges For Pennies On The Dollar

Virginia's General Assembly would like to stake out a claim to fame that maybe DOESN'T involve the terms "transvaginal ultrasound" or "state-sanctioned clinical rape," for once this year. So now the esteemed legislators of the Commonwealth have decided that...

Lil’ Chucky Schumer Proposes Adorable ‘No-Ride List’ For the Choo-Choos

Sen. Charles Schumer said he would push as well for added funding for rail security and commuter and passenger train track inspections and more monitoring of stations nationwide. When most people see news about a potential terrorist attack, they get...

Keep That 9/11 Spirit Alive: Rent a Bicycle!

Post 9/11 blues? How do you bounce back from a weekend of such revelry? All the anticipation, the excitement, the furniture sales! Yes, it was quite the 9/11. But how do you keep that spirit alive? Perhaps with an...

‘George Will’ The ‘Writer’ Is ‘Hackish,’ He ‘Basically’ Has ‘Brain AIDS’

Think respected conservative intellectual George "Dungaree" Will's biweekly phlegm-hocks for the Washington Post are bad, but maybe not quite Richard-Cohen-bad? Well they are, and so are his Newsweek columns! Maybe. His most recent one tackles Transportation Reform. Will chastises...

Metro Makes a Facebook Page

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority now has its own fancy Facebook page. Change has come! On this Facebook page, you can do many fun things: You can participate in a photo caption-writing contest or watch "Littering Rabbit," a badly...

PARADE OF BIPARTISAN STARS: Obama is picking Peoria (Illinois!) Republican Congressman Ray LaHood to be the transportation secretary. LaHood is our nation's new Norm Mineta! Here is a picture of Obama and Ray LaHood.

White House Fills Forgotten Vacancy

We’re Number 3! We’re Number 3!