Beautiful New Website Explores 100 Years of Grand Central's History

New York's Grand Central Terminal is one of the country's largest and busiest public transit structures, and now it has a new website that honors its outsize legacy. Based on the Grand by Design exhibition that was on display at the station last year, the website includes historical documents, videos, stories, and… » 2/16/14 3:42pm 2/16/14 3:42pm

All Of Boston Is Shut Down As Police Search For Bombing Suspect

Public transportation ground to a halt in Boston this morning and parts of the city have been effectively shut down as authorities continued a massive manhunt for the man suspected of bombing the Boston Marathon and in the fatal shooting of a police officer last night. » 4/19/13 8:56am 4/19/13 8:56am

The Maps We Make In Our Heads And Public Transport Maps

This TEDx Dublin talk from Aris Venetikidis is pretty fascinating, especially to the design geeks out there. In the talk, he covers how the maps we build in our heads are usually pretty wildly different than the actuality of the terrain, simplifying streets to be straight, turns to be 90° or 45°, and attaching emotional … » 10/08/12 1:40pm 10/08/12 1:40pm