Posts Tagged ‘subway’

The NYC Subway Was Saved By A Typeface

June 9, 2021

The New York City subway system was saved by the Helvetica font, claims Christine Beldon on Cheddar.

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“How the NYC Subway Was Saved By a Typeface,” Christine Beldon and Lawrence Banton, Cheddar

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Riding the Rails

July 6, 2019

“Riding the Rails,” a 1938 Fleischer Studios theatrical cartoon featuring Betty Boop and Pudgy the Pup. Directed by Dave Fleischer; animated By Myron Waldman, and Hicks Lokey. Music by Sammy Timberg. Voice actors: Mae Questel and Jack Mercer.

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The M.T.A. Workout

August 15, 2018

“Welcome to the new M.T.A.: Metropolitan Transit Athletics! Grab a towel, swipe your MetroCard, and get ready to sweat. Daily membership costs only $2.75.”

“The M.T.A. Workout,” a fitness plan by The New Yorker.

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Series 7000 Metro Railcars

November 9, 2010

Series 7000 Metro Railcar

Metro wants subway riders to help design new railcars to replace the old ones that smell of mildew and crush like empty beer cans. Let’s ask for Jacuzzis. Why not? The old trains have saunas. Every summer.

The new Series 7000 cars will be built by Kawasaki because Harleys cost too much. More here.

 

Image (“Series 7000 Metro Railcar — Artist Concept”) by Mike Licht. Download a copy here. Creative Commons license; credit Mike Licht, NotionsCapital.com

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