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Milton Glaser's New Works In NYC Subway Stations

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

Enhancing Airport Wayfinding for Aging Travelers and Persons with Disabilities
Enhancing Airport Wayfinding for Aging Travelers and Persons with Disabilities

As part of its mission to develop near-term, practical solutions to problems faced by airport operators, Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) officials selected GS&P to develop a guidebook to help airport operators improve pedestrian wayfinding systems so passengers with disabilities and aging travelers can more easily travel independently through airports.

2016 Webinar | Budgeting for EGD: The Fabrication Perspective
2016 Webinar | Budgeting for EGD: The Fabrication Perspective

 

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2016 Webinar | Digital Directory
2016 Webinar | Digital Directory

 

These GIFs Compare Cities' Metro Maps to Their Real Life Geography

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.

Official Signs & Symbols 3—Signing Bicycle Facilities
Official Signs & Icons 3—Signing Bicycle Facilities

In 2017, symbol guru Mies Hora published the third edition of his compendium of signs, symbols and commentary, "Official Signs & Icons 3." Among the many varied and useful resources in the book, there is a new section entitled "Signing Bicycle Facilities."

Kate Medaglia is a User Experience Designer at Cerner in Philadelphia
Kate Medaglia

Kate Medaglia is a User Experience Designer at Cerner in Philadelphia.

Kate Medaglia is a passionate and accomplished designer whose expertise includes the planning and designing of wayfinding, interpretive programs, donor recognition and branding. By utilizing her exceptional organizational and strategic skills, she is able to achieve her client’s mission with complex problem solving, planning and project management. Kate is intent on presenting fresh, new concepts to form thoughtful design for her clients.

Enhancing the Transit Customer Experience with Digital Signage

Digital Signage Expo (DSE), the world’s largest international trade show and educational conference dedicated to digital displays, interactive technology and digital communications networks, announced the next installment in its free weekly webinar series to be presented in the first quarter targeting specific end user verticals.

Amtrak Launches New Wayfinding App for New York’s Penn Station

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.

Official Signs & Icons 3: Chinese Icon System

549 Chinese symbol signs, one universal wayfinding language.

A Q&A With The Smart Cities CMO

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."

3-D Zebra Pedestrian Crossing Helps Slow Down Cars

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

Entro on “Cultivating a Design Legacy” and Canada’s Airports
Entro on “Cultivating a Design Legacy” and Canada’s Airports

In 2011, Entro Communications merged with Toronto-based Gottschalk+Ash in the shared pursuit of doing great design work. This year, the firm released a book detailing its separate and combined history, entitled “Cultivating a Design Legacy: The First 50 Years.” In this excerpt, read how the Canadian firms built their legacy in airports.

The Crosswalk Of The Future Moves And Changes To Prioritize Pedestrians

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

Creative Destruction Part 13
Autonomous Cars in a Future of "Wayknowing"

In this blog, Eli Kuslansy and Kinder Baumgardner talk about autonomous cars and the new landscape they will "drive" in.

New DAZZLE project by Hafermaas and E-Ink

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. The panels are wireless, use solar power and can be configured into any format.

The Secret Design History Of The MTA

Transit nerds have a new must-read book.

Pentagram Takes On Its Biggest Challenge Yet—Making Penn Station Less Awful

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

SEPTA Unveils Free Wi-Fi, 300 Digital Displays

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

SLC Airport "The Canyon" Rendering
Rainier Industries Introduces the Bender

Rainier Industries is proud to enhance their already extensive fabrication capabilities with the most advanced 3-D freeform tube bending technology in North America.

E-ZPass Could Kickstart Smart Cities

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. 

These Gentler Speed Bumps Rely On An Optical Illusion To Keep The Roads Safe

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.

Cloud Gehshan Spring Garden
Cloud Gehshan Helps Illuminate Spring Garden Connector

A busy transit hub entrance in an underpass on Spring Garden Street in Philadelphia receives a dramatic and illuminating makeover courtesy of NV5, Cloud Gehshan and The Lighting Practice.

Airports Have Gotten Insanely Complicated

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.

Brightline Rockwell Group
Launch of Brightline’s First Phase Approaches

All Aboard Florida is the first privately owned, operated and financed express intercity passenger rail project in the United States. The 235-mile network of rail lines connects stations in Miami and Orlando with additional hubs in West Palm Beach and Ft. Lauderdale. All Aboard Florida’s new train fleet, "Brightline," not only connects these key cities, it also connects people, communities, and cultures.

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