Penrose Annual no.52 from 1958, Swissair leaflet (via Andy Field (Hubmedia))
It tells you today’s weather before you start your day, how much traffic to expect before you leave for work, when the next train will arrive as you’re standing on the platform, or your favorite team’s score while they’re playing. And the best part? All of this happens automatically. Cards appear throughout the day at the moment you need them.
Lichtreise by Advanced Media students Christopher Pietsch and Luis Grass is a visualization of a specific holiday itinerary. What makes this work special, is how simple non-digital technology has been used to generate the map: the basis is a long-time exposure picture, which was lit with a physically moving batter-powered UV-LED light and a battery.
Visualization of the great travels - from Magellan to Kerouac.
Back in February, the Kansas Department of Transportation announced its new Airspace Awareness tool, which they recently launched.
Alle Größen | Ten years travel circular graph | Flickr - Fotosharing!
One of my favorite parts of foursquare is the way third parties are able to mash up the data from your personal checkin history to make something that’s both beautiful and useful. TripSQ is the latest entry. Built on the Mapize platform, it essentially creates an infographic of your recent trips on foursquare.
New York City Subway Diagram by Joseph Brannan
A truly—and possibly the most—complicated mass transit system devised yet.
One of the things I’ve often heard while living in the European Union is the meme that only 10% of Americans own a passport. (This assertion is usually followed by the quazi-urban legend that George W. Bush never had a passport before becoming president. This I’ve never been able to prove or disprove any satisfaction)