The New York City Subway Resources site nycsubway.org has many historic subway and bus transit maps – most of them in high resolution format.
Some of the maps are dating back to 1888.
Also have a look at their “Subway Art Guide” with a list of over 125 artworks in New York City Subway Stations. Maps, more information on the A-train and other transit train material at the nycsubway.org web site.
- Douglas Levere: New York time travel
- Motionposter: Best advertising idea since years
While already out since quite some time, its still great to have a look again. In his book New York changing Douglas Levere presents images taken by himself and pairs them with those of Berenice Abbott’s from the 1930s. Levere used the same camera Abbott had used and returned to the same locations at the [...]
When you recently looked out a subway train window in a tunnel and you’ve seen a runner or a blond girl taking over the train you were watching a new type of advertising displayed with MotionPoster’s new advertising system. It works by installing 192 backlit poster images in the tunnel and turning them on with [...]