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Articles tagged “mta”

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The subway lover’s Holy Grail: Pentagram’s original graphic guidelines for NYC subway

Christmas came early this year for design geeks and straphangers. Fingers crossed that a publisher will snap up the rights for the manual.

The subway lover’s Holy Grail: Pentagram’s original graphic guidelines for NYC subway

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New York City set to launch subway-tracking app for seven of the city’s 24 lines

New York’s MTA has withheld its train-location information making it difficult for developers to innovate and improve riders’ digital experience until now, and the app’s functionality still falls far behind those of other U.S. cities.

New York City set to launch subway-tracking app for seven of the city’s 24 lines

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Vanilla Sky New York, buttoned down for Sandy

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MTA proposes 9 percent fare hike for subway and train tickets

MTA says it wants to be transparent with the process to increase revenue, but no matter how they spin in it, it will be more expensive to ride public transit in NYC starting next March.

MTA proposes 9 percent fare hike for subway and train tickets

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NYC MetroCards now feature advertisements for the very first time

Parodies, anyone? It surely deserves a Tumblr, right? But seriously, a good way to help boost the fragile finances of MTA.

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Why Chicago residents wish their rail cars looked more like New York’s subway

The big subway seating debate is over bench versus scoop-style seats with some residents complaining that Chicago's $16 million rail improvements have only made cars feel more cramped.

Why Chicago residents wish their rail cars looked more like New York’s subway

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How NY MTA spent $1.35 million putting up and taking down security bollards

It's questionable how granite posts could have ever protected LIRR's Atlantic Station from a terrorist attack, but if the MTA had been itching to spend money, we wish they had started on Penn Station’s much needed make over instead.