I presented the very in-progress state of my map in class last Wednesday evening. I was nervous throughout the day ahead of the presentation -- not because I lacked a grasp on its content but because after all of the ...Read More

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="396" caption="The Transit Museum is at the corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street. The archives are across the street at 130 Livingston. Image via http://www.inetours.com/New_York/Brooklyn/photos/Entrance.html"][/caption] On Friday, I visited the archives of the New York Transit museum ...Read More

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="360" caption="The perfect metaphor for the need to be still when wading through lots of research! (Photo by Flickr user ex_magician)"][/caption] At this time last week, I was feeling overwhelmed by the amount of content I had and ...Read More

One more photo of paper prototyping from me, Ariana, and Ben Read More

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="320" caption="Clark Street, 2/3 trains"][/caption] The process has begun! I've sent out personal emails to friends and classmates over the last few days to begin gathering submissions to this original database of subway travel "blind spots." When Jesse Shapins ...Read More

As soon as I finished writing my initial proposal, I felt a jolt of satisfaction at finally being able to put my thoughts into words. This satisfaction was almost immediately followed by a sneaking suspicion that my work would end ...Read More

Background & Context On Tuesday, September 21, 2010, the latest chapter was written in the moving history of media messaging within New York City's subway transit system. As of that date, passengers along the 42nd Street shuttle line between Times ...Read More

...I was just tired of doing homework in my dorm room in New School's housing on William Street. First, I was 24 at the time and, frankly, too old to be living in a space that small with two other ...Read More

[caption id="attachment_449" align="alignnone" width="360" caption=""Chicago Boundaries" (by race) Click image for link to enlarged image at Radical Cartography."][/caption] "Chicago Boundaries" (2009) by Bill Rankin, Radical Cartography Subject: Two maps showing the composition of Chicago's neighborhoods by race and by income Purpose: These maps ...Read More