In the Press: Steven Heller on NYC’s New Subway Map

June 2, 2010

New York City has a new subway map set for a June 2010 release, and MFA Design Department Co-chair Steven Heller wrote a review in The New York Times. “Short of reducing the number of subway lines, there is probably little more that designers can do to make the city’s subway map easier to decipher,” says Heller. “But even beefing up Manhattan and shrinking Staten Island, which distinguish the newly revised version of the map, provide only limited relief from the linear and typographic congestion.”

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