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A Subway for New York

by David Weitzman

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Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7423588M
ISBN 100374372845
ISBN 109780374372842
OCLC/WorldCa56198863

A great way to introduce young readers to the idea of graphic design as a way to solve problems—such as creating a map that can be understood by New Yorkers and out-of-towners alike. Depictions of trains, subway stations and the NYC skyline tell the story of how graphic designer Massimo Vignelli created a new subway map in Price: $ Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Callow, Philip. Subway to New York. London: Martin Brian & O'Keeffe, (OCoLC)

  The thousands of colorful sticky notes that became a mass cri de coeur in the New York City subway system after the presidential election will now make their way into a book. DuTemple does a thorough job of tracing the construction of the New York subway system from its inception to modern day. A fascinating account of people, architecture, politics, and economics. Readable and interesting, the text is accompanied by photo spreads, snapshots, diagrams, and interesting sidebars/5.

This is a how-to post for using the NYC subway system. Navigating the New York Subway system can be very daunting. We've put together these helpful hints to help make the whole process easier. Our 8 Top Tips NYC Subway Tutorial Tours Hop-On-Hop-Off Bus vs. Subway Which MetroCard to Buy? Which. In his new book, Last Subway: The Long Wait for the Next Train in New York City, Philip Plotch reveals the dramatic saga behind New York’s struggle to build the Second Avenue Subway. The story examines how every generation must make difficult choices between maintaining, upgrading, and expanding the transit system.


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The first subway line in New York City opened on Octo To celebrate the centennial of this event, the Johns Hopkins University Press presents a new edition of Gene Sansone's acclaimed book, Evolution of New York City ed under the auspices of New York's Metropolitan Transit Authority, this comprehensive account of the rapid transit /5(18).

It’s like a public library, but on the New York Subway. The project is by Rosy Saliba Kehdi and Hollie Fraser. Every day, we and a bunch of book ninjas go out and leave some of our favorite books on the New York subway.

There are new books every day, and they're there to be taken, read, shared, and most importantly, enjoyed. The book is accompanied by an engaging, illustrated history of the subway system.

Published in honor of the New York City subway's centennial, The City Beneath Us will fascinate anyone who's ever been amazed by the gigantic undertaking that is New York City transportation. duotone and 40 black-and-white photographs/5(19).

The three-stop extension of the Q line to 96th Street was a rare good-news story Cuomo could own — it was the most significant subway expansion in New.

New York Subway system transports over 5 million passengers every weekday and about 3 million passengers each day on the weekend. This site has the official subway maps, line maps, train and station information, MTA Twitter, MTA contact information, Metrocards, subway safety and popular tourist destinations.

New York City Subway An Overview This is a Wikipedia book, a collection of Wikipedia articles that can be easily saved, imported by an external electronic rendering service, and ordered as a.

Rosy founded Books on the Subway in NYC inafter learning about Books On The Underground in London. She moved from Lebanon in and has always been an avid reader and book enthusiast.

She’s the ultimate Harry Potter fan, and is on a mission to convert as many Muggles as possible into Potterheads. We're excited to announce the launch of Subway Library, a new initiative between The New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, and Queens Library, the MTA, and Transit Wireless that provides subway riders in New York City with free access to hundreds of e-books, excerpts, and short stories—all ready to read on the train.

As part of the Subway Library Author: Gwen Glazer. Tracks of the New York City Subway, as its name implies, is a page book containing depictions of every main line and yard track (including track numbers) in the entire New York City subway system--all + miles of track and stations of it.

A page introduction gives the reader a brief history of the system, a primer on subway. Downloadable maps for New York transit, including subways, buses, and the Staten Island Railway, plus the Long Island Rail Road, Metro-North Railroad and MTA Bridges and Tunnels.

The Great New York Subway Map Book. Rating: 0%. $ Add to Wish List. Add to Cart. Add to Compare. Grand Central Terminal: Years of a New York Landmark Book.

Rating: 0%. $ Add to Wish List. Add to Cart. Add to Compare. For public transportation in New York City you have two main options. They work on the same system with the same tickets so you can combine the two for the same price.

The subway – This is almost always the fastest way to get anywhere, except late at night when taxis can, and do, fly through the city streets. Octo On this day, the New York City subway system has now celebrated years of service to the city. It's a remarkable moment in NYC history. Congratulations to that.

Over. The New York Subway: Its Construction and Equipment () The construction of the IRT is well documented in this commemorative book honoring the opening of New York's first subway.

It includes construction diagrams, photographs, and a full accounting of the infrastructure of the IRT subway. The New York Subway Souvenir (). Don't expect to understand the New York subway map immediately.

It's a dense document conveying perhaps more information than you need to get from point A to point B. The most important things to pay attention to when looking at this map are the train numbers or letters shown below the subway station names. Today the NY Subway is the world's longest with miles of track along miles of routes.

Over a billion riders each year pay up to $2 a trip. Beneath the sidewalks of New York, the subways have created a second city/5. New York City subway opens. New York’s subway is the only rapid transit system in the world that runs 24 hours a day, seven days a week. No matter how crowded or dirty, the subway is one New.

The photographer’s descent into the city’s famed transit system followed a period of broader exploration in New York. After a spell of work as a producer on a movie, Davidson – as he writes in Subway‘s introductory text – felt a need to return to stills, to his roots: “I began to photograph the traffic islands that line Broadway.

Discover better-for-you sub sandwiches at SUBWAY®. View our menu of sub sandwiches, see nutritional info, find restaurants, buy a franchise, apply for jobs, order catering and give us feedback on our sub sandwiches. The tour meets on the north side of the Jacob Mould Fountain, facing City Hall.

The fountain is inside City Hall Park, located at 43 Park Row, New York, NY 5/5(12). The New York City Subway is a rapid transit system that serves four of the five boroughs of New York City, New York: the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and operator is the New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA), which is controlled by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) of New York.

Inan average of million passengers used the system daily. New York’s transit history gets the beautiful visual archive it deserves New, 1 comment Photographer Brian Kelley’s collection of subway ephemera is cataloged in Author: Amy Plitt. Now Arriving on the New York Subway: Free E-Books, Timed for Your Commute Richard Perry/The New York Times.

Subway Reads will let people in the book business learn about subway readers. Mr.