MBTA map contest submissions
By BostonUrbEx on Fri, 05/17/2013 - 10:05pm
Last month, the MBTA announced a contest in which anyone could design what could be the next MBTA map.
Transit Maps has not one, but two contest submissions posted for our viewing pleasure. While no submissions have been officially heralded by the MBTA at this time, it is clear that some very talented cartographers are partaking in the festivities.
The MBTA had previously announced a deadline of April 30, 2013, however no mention of the contest has been made since the original announcement of the contest.
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They extended the deadline
To May 14th. Still no word since then though. And the licensing issue still stands, and from what I heard, will not change.
Bolding on #2
I can't figure out the Green Line bolding on map #2. Why is the B-Line bold the whole length?
The key on the bottom has non
The key on the bottom has non bold Green Line as "surface running section"
You mean the D-line? Because it's grade-separated from streets?
I miss-read it. So much for the redesign... (*embarrassed grin*)
I really like map # 1
but map # 2, not so much.