Category Archives: new york city

A Quick Note on Venue Access

Once in a great while, I go to concerts. Here’s what the experience of actually getting to the concert venue is like. For the record: the venues themselves and the shows played therein were all excellent. Sydney Opera House, Sydney, … Continue reading

Posted in baltimore, new york city, philadelphia, Uncategorized, urbanism, washington dc | Leave a comment

Tokyo Map Update 4 & Other Stuff

Thing One: Right now, the ETA for the Tokyo map is sometime in January. But something needs addressing, urgently. This, working on this right here: …is absolutely mind-numbing. The index will be around 2400 names long, and I’m currently 500 … Continue reading

Posted in london, maps, new york city, tokyo, Uncategorized | 2 Comments

New York Subway Station Numbering System

The DC Metro station numbering map gave me ideas. Done in strip map style because (a) the MTA’s in-house strip map design looks cool, and (b) I would rather get hit by a car than draw the full NYC subway … Continue reading

Posted in maps, new york city, urbanism | Leave a comment

Eboracal Metropolitan, Mk. II

Thinking about updating that fantasy New York subway map from last November. Here’s what I wanna do: Incorporate that plan for a NJ Rapid Transit network, as depicted here and here. [done] Extend the map westward to show extensions of … Continue reading

Posted in new york city, Uncategorized | 2 Comments

PATH Isometric

That took too long to finish. But it is done. I may, as always, play around with it a little more later. Right now, I’m just glad it’s out of my head.

Posted in maps, new york city, urbanism | Leave a comment

Eboracal Metropolitan

Here’s a map of the New York Subway. I took the Vignelli Weekender map and added a few things. Like the old Manhattan and Brooklyn Els. And most of the IND Second System (mishmash of 1929 & 1939 proposals; service … Continue reading

Posted in maps, new york city, urbanism | Leave a comment

PATH in a Perfect World

This is probably this idea’s third iteration, developed after much frustration & caffeine headaches. If the Port Authority attempted to build this today it’d probably cost about a trillion bucks (they apparently burn most of the money they receive over … Continue reading

Posted in maps, new york city, urbanism | 3 Comments