Tag: Subway

  • LA Metro Says TAP Transit Cards May Support Apple Pay Later This Year

    According to this official tweet from LA Metro: It’s happening! It’s long been known that LA Metro has been working on upgrading its TAP system, and it’s about time. Contactless payments are clearly the future. New York City has had it for nearly a year (although, not all 472 stations support it yet). I wonder […]

  • The New York City Subway Map as You’ve Never Seen It Before

    I love interactive stories like these. This story, was written by Antonio de Luca and Sasha Portis at the New York Times. It begins here: In 1979, responding to complaints from riders that the subway map was difficult to use, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority hired the Manhattan design firm Michael Hertz and Associates to create […]

  • Twitter surfaces some of the strangest things. Behold, the original movie poster for Road Trip emerging like Han Solo from carbonite. 20 years of subway ads, rail dust and grime.