Rapid transit has become a nearly-ubiquitous part of urban life since it was introduced in Victorian London. How do transit systems around the world use design to brand themselves and promote wayfinding, and how much do their visual identities recall the original London Underground? Continue reading
Trains (and to a lesser extent, ships) are a ubiquitous part of the urban fabric for most city dwellers, yet their sights and sounds fade into the background with familiarity.
This past summer, New York City’s Department of Transportation (DOT) rolled out the first stage of its WalkNYC campaign, a newly designed wayfinding system that highlights walking as an integral mode of public transit.