Transport for London has released renders of what the London’s new Crossrail trains will look like, providing a glimpse of what a British commute of the future might looks like.
New Yorkers had a great time giggling at a new sort of subway map earlier this month. It looked just like the regular subway map only, instead of the real stops, the New York City Coffee map showed the best coffee shop found at each of those locations—unless that stop happened to be in Brooklyn or Queens.
The London Underground secured a place in the pantheon of good graphic design with engineer Harry Beck’s topologic Tube Map from 1933. In addition to that icon, however, the transit system has a pretty substantial history of bringing top-notch visuals to the subterranean masses; posters promoting everything from the…
It was a tight contest—it doesn't include Miami!—but here are the top 10 worst public transit systems in the world. Not surprisingly, seven of them are in North America.
I long for the day that London's public-transport actually works, but short of that I'll just long for the day Google rolls this update out globally. People of Boston, Portland, San Diego and San Francisco—you're in luck.
Just last night a man fell between the train and the platform at Liverpool station in the UK, due to overcrowding. If that's not reason enough for train companies to adopt this X-ray vision concept, I don't know what is.
A new transportation bill signed by Bush on Friday would free up $45 million to build the U.S.'s first maglev train. The train will travel between Disneyland and Las Vegas at up to 300 mph and is meant to help ease traffic on the 250+ mile ride on Interstate 15. While I'm all for high-speed trains and efficient…