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Railroads, Research and Rust at Philadelphia’s Rail Park
Railroads, Research and Rust at Philadelphia’s Rail Park

Read Time: 8 minutes
When an elevated rail park was proposed in their town, Cloud Gehshan (Philadelphia) volunteered their talents to help bring the area’s unique history to light using over 700 square feet of weathering steel.

The Best Content of 2018
The Best Content of 2018
Lorem Ipsum Corp. at Platov International Airport
Lorem Ipsum Corp. Revives the Past at Platov International Airport

Thoughts and Opinions

Service Animal—Pet Relief Airport Sign
Service Animal—Pet Relief Airport Sign

Read Time: 3.5 minutes

Humans aren’t the only ones looking for a relief area.

Beginning in 2009, the Department of Transportation required all airlines to make sure there are animal relief areas at airports, and escorts to those relief areas, for any passenger traveling with a service animal. As a result, airports everywhere have created and expanded animal relief areas that are open to all pets as well as service animals. Most animal and pet relief areas were located outside the airport terminals.

Creative Destruction Part 13
Autonomous Cars in a Future of "Wayknowing"
The Design Cure: Applying Exhibit Design Expertise to Schools, Libraries, Hospitals, and Airports
The Design Cure—Applying Exhibit Design Expertise to Schools, Libraries, Hospitals, and Airports

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Here to There
Here to There
 Enhancing Wayfinding for Aging Travelers and Persons with Disabilities
Enhancing Wayfinding for Aging Travelers and Persons with Disabilities
Denver International Airport Welcome Sign
Denver International Airport Welcome Sign
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DAZZLE

SEGD Talks - Transportation videos

Richard Garcia & Joseph Labozan Dialogue: Planning and Designing for an International Gateway
Joseph Labozan - Planning and Designing for an International Gateway

Transportation Best Practice

FAA/Airport Cooperative Research Program: Wayfinding and Signing Guidelines for Airport Terminals and Landside
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Transportation Academic Research

From Signs to Minds: Wayfinding Design and Mental Maps
The Sustainable Challenges and Opportunities in Environmental Graphic Design

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Transportation News

WMATA and Connectpoint® Bring Sustainable Real-Time Bus Information Along Busy Columbia Pike Service Routes
WMATA and Connectpoint® Bring Sustainable Real-Time Bus Information Along Busy Columbia Pike Service Routes

Read Time: 1 minute

As part of WMATA’s initiative to give customers real-time arrival bus information, solar-powered, Connectpoint® Digital Bus Stops have been deployed along Columbia Pike, one of Metro’s busiest transit service lines and other locations. In addition to real-time bus information, customized alert messaging is available so riders can adjust their journey quickly and make smart choices based on the easy-to-read, ePaper Digital Bus Stops mounted at more than twenty local bus stops.

Ultimate Symbol Works with Airport Innovation Accelerator on New Rideshare Icon
Ultimate Symbol Works with Airport Innovation Accelerator on New Rideshare Icon

Passengers are increasingly opting for use of rideshare companies, such as Uber and Lyft, over traditional transportation options to travel to and from airports around the world, yet consistency is lacking at airports with regard to the wayfinding and passenger experience. In December 2017 the American Association of Airport Executives held a Solution Summit through its Airport Innovation Accelerator on the topic of ridesharing.