Tag Archives: MTA

Just how accessible is the New York City subway?

Note: You can find my follow-up post – including a map of the entire subway as it appears to disabled persons – here. Last night I attended An Evening with New York Times Op-DocsĀ at IFC Center in the West Village. … Continue reading

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A lesson in design from Massimo Vignelli

I had every intention of visiting Crown Heights last Wednesday evening. Seriously. I mean, I was already delinquent in going – I really don’t like violating the “weekly” part of the title – and the weather was beautiful. With a … Continue reading

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Weaving the Broadway Junction tapestry

If you like looking at old maps, or seeing how transportation options change over the years, this is the post for you. I spent several hours combing through the Historical Maps section of nycsubway.org, finding visual aids to complement what … Continue reading

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Bonus post: Riding the L from end to end

Canarsie is at the eastern terminus of the L train (officially known as the BMT Canarsie Line), so to get there yesterday I decided to ride the length of the L. This became the second line on the MTA I’ve … Continue reading

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The DeKalb Avenue station and the Manhattan Bridge

I had a few hours to spare today, so I visited BLDG 92 at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. I had a great time — the exhibit is awesome, and I met some cool people. I had planned to write a … Continue reading

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