The New York City Subway Map as You’ve Never Seen It Before - The New York Times


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Additional reporting and production by Emma G. Fitzsimmons, Jason Fujikuni, Peter B. Lloyd, Eden Weingart. Source: Metropolitan Transportation Authority
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12 hours ago by jamies
The city has changed drastically over the past 40 years, yet the M.T.A. map designed in 1979 has largely endured.
20 hours ago by kleptolovestory
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yesterday by omartinez
The city has changed drastically over the past 40 years, yet the M.T.A. map designed in 1979 has largely endured.
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yesterday by garrettc
The New York City Subway Map as You’ve Never Seen It Before Really cool interactive piece of journalism
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2 days ago by jtyost2
He rode the length of every train line with his eyes closed, feeling the curve of each track and then drawing the path he perceived in his sketchbook.
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2 days ago by davidroessli
This is an amazing visualization:
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2 days ago by jtth
Loved this. How design can be used to solve big problems. The New York City Subway Map design. https://t.co/ZRHbpdl702

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2 days ago by abstrakone
Marvelous > The New York City Subway Map as You’ve Never Seen It Before - The New York Times
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2 days ago by historygeography
The city has changed drastically over the past 40 years, yet the M.T.A. map designed in 1979 has largely endured.
design  maps  subway  nyc  newyork  metro  history 
2 days ago by exnihilo
New York City was on the brink of bankruptcy in the 1970s. Crime was on the rise, and subway ridership had dropped to its lowest level since 1918. via Pocket
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2 days ago by schmitz
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Good design is always about sweating the details. Loved this tidbit on the contribution of designer Nobuyuki Siraisi:

He rode the length of every train line with his eyes closed, feeling the curve of each track and then drawing the path he perceived in his drawings.

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3 days ago by chrisperfer
this piece is wonderful, the feeling is gorgeous, and it's absolutely, completely destroyed by advertising
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3 days ago by briantrice
this piece is wonderful, the feeling is gorgeous, and it's absolutely, completely destroyed by advertising
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3 days ago by steveklabnik
Additional reporting and production by Emma G. Fitzsimmons, Jason Fujikuni, Peter B. Lloyd, Eden Weingart. Source: Metropolitan Transportation Authority
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3 days ago by divigation
RT @aprilchild: Just gorgeous ...
nyc  metro  subway  map  trasportation 
3 days ago by garcon
The city has changed drastically over the past 40 years, yet the M.T.A. map designed in 1979 has largely endured.
3 days ago by briandrum
For all of you that sit at the the intersection of transit x map x design nerdery, have I got a piece for you...
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3 days ago by sriramv
This works incredibly well on mobile or desktop. There will be many links to this, for good reason.
subway  design  maps. 
3 days ago by glass
The New York City Subway Map as You’ve Never Seen It Before
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3 days ago by kejadlen
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3 days ago by joewiz
The New York City Subway Map as You’ve Never Seen It Before
3 days ago by nimprojects
I love this piece which explains in detail why the MTA subway map is awful
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3 days ago by alexhern
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Good design is always about sweating the details. Loved this tidbit on the contribution of designer Nobuyuki Siraisi:

He rode the length of every train line with his eyes closed, feeling the curve of each track and then drawing the path he perceived in his drawings.

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3 days ago by josephschmitt
This is extremely well done
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3 days ago by emerose
The New York City Subway Map as You’ve Never Seen It Before
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3 days ago by shakeel
Good design is always about sweating the details. Loved this tidbit on the contribution of designer Nobuyuki Siraisi:

He rode the length of every train line with his eyes closed, feeling the curve of each track and then drawing the path he perceived in his drawings.

 ★ 
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3 days ago by rufous
A truly amazing •interactive history of today's subway map•, including the history of the map, its digitization and you may learn a few things along the journey. (Antonio de Luca and Sasha Portis for NY Times)
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3 days ago by robblatt
The city has changed drastically over the past 40 years, yet the M.T.A. map designed in 1979 has largely endured.
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3 days ago by jellis
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3 days ago by theory