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New York’s Subway Map Like You’ve Never Seen It Before

The New York Times
New York’s Subway Map Like You’ve Never Seen It Before

A fascinating ride (like, literally) along the evolution of NYC’s subway map. Lots of interesting factoids, my favourite: The initial designer rode the length of every train line with his eyes closed, feeling the curve of each track and then drawing the path he perceived in his sketchbook.


From Weekly Filet #279, in January 2020. More on: #

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