Legibility Feature Articles

Image of Clearview Signage in Penn.
U-Turn Permitted—FHWA Reverses Clearview Decision
04/09/2018

In March 2017, the future of Clearview with FHWA was still murky. The FHWA response to the public comment period had not yet been released and SEGD Fellow, Don Meeker, was hopeful that the data he and his team had collected to combat the decision in combination with pushback from state highway engineers would have a positive impact.

Image of Clearview Signage in Penn.
Future of Clearview with FHWA Still Murky
02/22/2017

At last we left the Clearview debate, it was March 2016 and the Federal Highway Administration had rescinded their 2004-dated conditional approval of the typeface.

Clearview by Donald S. Meeker and Richard Montalbano
A Clear View with Don Meeker, 2015 SEGD Fellow
08/18/2015

By anyone’s standards, the work of Don Meeker—activist and information designer—has touched the lives of more people than any other in his era.

Interconnect Birmingham
Interconnect with City ID
04/07/2015

User-centered information systems can improve the journey experience.

The way people are able to move around a city directly impacts their everyday experiences of it. And making the city more legible and easier to navigate can create major social, environmental, and economic benefits. That's the central concept behind City ID’s work on a new urban information system for Birmingham, UK, and other cities around the world.

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