Wednesday 21 October 2020

take the a-train

Via the ever-engrossing Kottke, we learn that the New York City transit authority has just released its new digital subway map—which relays information in real-time and shows the progress of trains through the system. The new commission is a cartographical compromise between the straightforward geo-spatial representation of the print-version by Michael Hertz and Unimark normally referenced and the more relational work by Massimo Vignelli that combines the best features of both.