Posts tagged with 'map design'
Upcoming Event: Transit Hack Day
Upcoming Event: Transit Hack Day
The Mobility Lab, a project by the Arlington County Commuter Services, is hosting the Transit Hack Day on Saturday, September 10 for developers, mappers and transit data enthusiasts in the Washington, D.C. metro area. Transit Hack Day provides a space ...
Friday Fun: Typographic Subway Maps
Friday Fun: Typographic Subway Maps
Fadeout Design created maps out of typography for the transit systems of Boston, Chicago, London, New York City, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. The maps are minimalist in design and the lines are made up of strings of words that ...
Putting Alternative Fuel Stations on the Map
Putting Alternative Fuel Stations on the Map
Today, the U.S. Department of Energy released an interactive map displaying thousands of alternative fuel stations around the nation, as part of a complete overhaul of Energy.gov. Color-coded points represent various alternative fuel sources, including electric and hydrogen stations. In ...
Friday Fun: Redesigning Subway Maps
Friday Fun: Redesigning Subway Maps
Washington, D.C. metro officials, in an effort to improve the current metro map, have hired Lance Wyman, the creator of the original map, to reconfigure and tweak his design. The redesign aims to better illustrate the changes in service during ...
Moscow Metro Map and Usability of Public Transportation Maps
Moscow Metro Map and Usability of Public Transportation Maps
Moscow just released its new metro map. We thought it would be interesting to write about the most well-designed maps of various cities’ public transit systems. Moscow’s new map took four years to develop, according to the design firm behind it, Art. ...