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Gensler’s solution for infection control in airports relies on a combination of actions that begin with prescreening passengers as they enter the building. 

From funding, planning and infrastructure, to design and policing, many transit agencies essentially have built two systems with different standards for “choice” and “dependent” riders (that is to

Do you identify as a transit nerd? Have strong opinions about brutalist architecture? Keep a running list of your favorite pieces of public art from around the globe?

As we turn the page on the 2010s, there's a great deal of speculation about what this new decade will bring.

Read about the latest incredible airports and some that are on the drawing boards at the moment.

Rely on Uber and Lyft when you land in a new destination? You might want to reconsider, as many airports are ending curbside pickup for rideshare apps admidst construction and traffic woes.

One recent report notes that the total value of active infrastructure projects in the GCC alone has reached a staggering $1.14 trillion in 2019.

The famous airport terminal designed by Eero Saarinen in 1962 for Trans-World Airlines is alive once again thanks to hotelier MCR Development and our collective fetish for mid-century modern design

The smart suitcase will warn the users of impending collisions while the app can help with navigation of the airport.

Travelers with disabilities will have a smoother journey to and through Edinburgh Airport thanks to these accessibility apps.

Alex Knoll's concept app could make getting around easier for people living with a disability.

Citizens would be happy to use part of their own tax contribution to fund solutions that address urban issues such as congestion.

Skanska USA and global design firm HOK have announced the completion of the $154 million expansion and renovation of the main terminal at Tampa International Airport.

The issue with “smart cities” technology is that it can’t be proven useful until it gets up and running in the urban landscape.

Many U.S. cities today promote biking and walking, but streets have actually become more dangerous for cyclists and pedestrians. Here’s what needs to change.

We look back at the top smart cities stories of 2018.

Samsung today announced that it has recently finished implementing its SMART Signage at the new Istanbul Airport, which will be the world’s largest airport once fully-completed, serving 200 million

Go ahead, get that second beer. Call your Mom. You have time.

GPS continues to play a prominent role in innovative digital signage, and can help the transportation industry deliver a stronger customer experience.

Every airport has a different ride-share pickup point, and every airport has different signage. Officials at LAX hope to change that.

CG is proud to announce the Spring Garden Connector project has been recognized by New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania AIA and ASLA members, and has received a Design Citation in the

The result of the public vote to scrap Foster + Partners' partially built airport for Mexico City has not gone down well among local architects.

Autonomous car proponents say that they will make streets safer for pedestrians and cyclists–but will car drivers accept the changes in car culture that come from truly livable streets?

The Laserlight Core shoots an image of a bike onto the road in front of you, to give cars a bigger warning that a cyclist is nearby.

Italian architect Carlo Ratti and Alphabet company Sidewalk Labs have worked together on a modular paving system that can change the use of a street throughout the day.

Thousands of passengers have been forced to read flight information on whiteboards after a digital screen failure at London Gatwick airport blamed on IT supplier Vodafone.

MTA Arts & Design, a digital artwork provider for the Metropolitan Transit Authority, recently unveiled its fifth digital signage artwork entitled Skyyys at the Futon Center Transportation Hub

You know you’ve really made the big time when a children’s book commemorates your achievements, as has been done for George Washington, Madame Currie, Martin Luther King, John F.

Ford tries to find out with its new pilot project.

Milton Glaser debuted three new works in 276 New York City subway stations.

Metro and subway maps can tell us a lot about cities. What these "maps" rarely tell you with any reliability, though, is the actual geography of the city itself.

Digital Signage Expo (DSE), the world’s largest international trade show and educational conference dedicated to digital displays, interactive technology and digital communic

The app provides real-time gate, train, and boarding information for Amtrak trains, and also helps you navigate the station to find restrooms, exits, ATMs and restaurants.

549 Chinese symbol signs, one universal wayfinding language.

After speaking with Boissy and getting a taste for the passion he has for his job, I'm thinking of referring to him as "The CMO of Smart Cities."

It’s currently being trialed in Ísafjörður, Iceland, and looks brilliant.

The Starling Crossing is designed to reshape streets by responding in real time to pedestrian movements.

For the new DAZZLE Project Nik Hafermaas and E-Ink developed a completely new module that can be used in any project. There were a number of real breakthroughs achieved.

Transit nerds have a new must-read book.

Penn Station, friendly? Pentagram’s new wayfinding in the notoriously unfriendly transportation hub aims to make it so.

SEPTA's partnership with digital signage firm Intersection will deploy nearly 300 interactive displays to both subway and commuting rail lines. 

Now researchers at MIT have designed a smart city system that leverages the windshield tags used to smooth drivers’ passage onto toll roads and bridges. 

A clever new traffic implementation in Britain has many hopeful that neighborhood streets will be able to to get all the benefits of speed bumps without the jarring disruptions they create.

Watch the construction of the Zaha Hadid-designed Beijing Airport, expected to be the world’s largest, and think about how much you don’t want to be late for a flight in there.

For all but the most experienced travelers, navigating the airport can be the most unpleasant part of a trip, filled with stress and potential pitfalls.

Creating 3D maps of all city streetscapes is paramount to the future of self-driving cars. While we’re at it, can it also be helpful for cities?

Imagine if New York’s subway map had only three colors.

“They either communicate well on the different levels intended or they can be visual gibberish.”

A new gif shows the speed at which China's metro systems have been developed.

The Port of Seattle is doubling down so you won't get lost at Sea-Tac Airport. It's spending $2 million on a plan that includes hiring wayfinding experts and upgrading signage.

Roadliners is a film about inspiration and craft, and the uncelebrated lettering artists of the road.

 

 

Based upon an accurate map of New York City, the goal of Brand New Subway is to design your own subway line. 

Yes, a big chunk of that budget will go towards new trains, but most of the rest of it is for wayfinding and information related solutions!

A report from the Airport Cooperative Research Program sponsored by the FAA.

Narita Airport Terminal 3 just implemented a unique solution to wayfinding in an airport. See what you think?

Now here's a good use of digital signage in public spaces.

An obvious solution perhaps, but it looks fun to use.

Slate shared Roman Mars' 99% Invisible podcast on architectural wayfinding cues at airports such as Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International (designed by Gresham Smith and Partners).

San Francisco International Airport has unveiled a new wayfinding beacon system that helps visually impaired and blind travelers navigate the airport using their smartphones.

Eindenspiekermann designed a system for the Dutch Railways to give passengers more useful information on the platform. Read this Fast Co Design article on the project for more insights into why the App version of this idea was not so effective.

Sound like science fiction. It is closer than you think. Prototypes are built, the crowdsourcing funding is in place. Imagine when the road can communicate with the driver.

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