Tag Archives: New York City subways

MTA’s countdown clocks: some suggestions

The MTA’s subway countdown clocks are great – but they could be better. Here are a few thoughts to improve them. Continue reading

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The MTA’s Key Station Plan for subway accessibility

This is an expansion of an earlier post explaining my inspiration for this project. Citi Bike finally arrived on Memorial Day. More than 38,000 (and rapidly growing) annual members and an untold number of visitors now find swaths of lower Manhattan and … Continue reading

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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-Docs at IFC Center in the West Village. … Continue reading

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On those Zipcar ads in the subway

Many years ago, a girl I liked told me I should be proud of my nerdiness. “You’re a nerd. That’s cool. I’m a nerd, too, and I’m proud. Embrace it.” Being a typical nerd, I failed to realize this was … Continue reading

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The Weekly Nabe turns one – a belated post

Can you believe I forgot my blog’s birthday? I thought it was today. I’m such a bad person. I started The Weekly Nabe one year and one week ago. I kicked it off with the announcement of my intention to … 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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