Welcome to Reconnections’ Friday Reads. This week’s curated lineup: • Underground landscapes (Timo Stammberger) • Subway map complexity ranked by physicists (CityLab) • Boston proposes subway connection as HQ2 corporate welfare (NextCity) • End to bar carts on LIRR platforms (NYPost) • Signs to slow drivers removed after complaints they slow drivers (TreeHugger) • The 19th Century global railway (CityLab) • Vancouver adds double decker buses to transit fleet (CBC) • ...
Welcome to Reconnections’ Friday Reads. This week’s curated list: • Designer of 3D buildings for Legible London Wayfinding (CityWayfinding) • Map of London’s ‘S-Bahn’ network (CityMetric) • Transit Map World Cup (TransitMap) • Car-free village of Clovelly’s unique solution (AtlasObscura) • Canal Istanbul controversy (NatGeo) • More culturally themed trains (FutureRail) • Abandoned Eurostar train (Atlas Obscura) • Osaka Metro being privatised? ...
Welcome to Reconnections’ Friday Reads. This week’s lineup: • Poster Girls: London Transport’s support of female creatives (The Drum) • East meets west under London (Beauty of Transport) • Tube map of Tube maps (CartoGeek) • Passenger rail network: public good or profit maker? (UCL Lunch Hour Lecture) • Crossrail Chrome extension for LR readers (SaveECRewards) • Colourful culturally themed trains (Railway Technology) • 186 years of Philadelphia transit token use ...
Welcome to Reconnections’ Friday Reads. This week’s lineup: • Schematic railway maps in advertising (Retours) • Elon Musk’s Tesla technutopia has a parking problem (StreetsBlog) • Heathrow Express adds blue platform gap lighting (Rail Advent) • Britain’s most expensive train trip (Ian Visits) • Subtle side of British post-modernism (CityLab) • Six interesting metro maps (SmartRailWorld) • The story of the hovercraft (Engineering and Technology) • Threat to end ...
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