Category: NYC

  • Why The PATH Train Never Grew

    Why The PATH Train Never Grew

    The Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) system is the New York City area’s second and, to most New Yorkers, lesser-known rapid transit system. For subway riders who aren’t regularly traveling to New Jersey, the PATH train can easily go unnoticed, perhaps partly because it’s given short shrift on the MTA’s subway map. But PATH is an […]

  • Reopen The Subway Bathrooms

    Reopen The Subway Bathrooms

    One of the many things made suddenly more obvious by the COVID-19 pandemic was the dire lack of public restrooms in New York City. As shops shut their doors to the public to curb the spread of the virus, it quickly became harder than ever to find any open bathrooms in the largest city in […]

  • Updated: Multilingual Transit & Inclusive Wayfinding

    Updated: Multilingual Transit & Inclusive Wayfinding

    I recently wrote a post about how New York City’s transit system could be made more accessible by incorporating more multilingual signage and announcements. That post included a few examples of other transit systems’ (especially Paris’s) multilingual wayfinding. This post is an addendum to that, and is meant to serve as a catalog of multilingual […]