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Friday Eye Candy

September 13, 2019, 9am PDT
There's still technically some time left in the summer of 2019 to enjoy a dip, or a frolic, in a swimming hole.
The New York Times
August 23, 2019, 5am PDT
From Los Angeles to Hong Kong to Sydney, the best—and the cheapest—views are on ferries, buses, trains, and gondolas.
The New York Times
March 8, 2019, 5am PST
Have you ever flown over a city and imagined all the subway lines running beneath the surface?
Quid Corner
January 25, 2019, 6am PST
An incredibly detailed bird's eye view of Shanghai.
Dezeen
January 4, 2019, 9am PST
A Reddit user created a transit map of the San Francisco Bay Area that connects Taco Bell locations, which, unlike rail public transit, have reached every corner of the region.
Reddit
December 14, 2018, 2pm PST
The Nib unlocks the illustrative and narrative power of cartoons to explain the neglected state of public transit in the Unite States, and to make the case for effective and empowered transit planning.
The Nib
December 7, 2018, 5am PST
Finding beauty, and questions, in the concrete.
The Seattle Times
November 30, 2018, 5am PST
Touring Japan for strange but beautiful buildings.
Architizer
September 21, 2018, 12pm PDT
The New York Times published an interactive map that shows how important distance is in determining connections on social media.
The New York Times
September 14, 2018, 5am PDT
A collection of drone footage of the world's most beautiful cities, for those of us ready for a deskcation.
The Mercury News
August 3, 2018, 6am PDT
Witness the "theatricality of public space."
Mother Jones
July 13, 2018, 5am PDT
The transit map is useful, but doesn't always capture the scale of the engineering feat that produced the world's subways systems.
CityLab
July 6, 2018, 5am PDT
The panoramas of Heinrich Berann had been locked up in a vault, Now they are available for download.
National Geographic
June 22, 2018, 6am PDT
Not all bike routes are created equal; some are just mellower.
Chicago Reader
May 18, 2018, 5am PDT
What does the way people commute reveal about the role of individuals in society?
CityLab
April 13, 2018, 2pm PDT
Mandatory evacuations were in order, so there was no threat to the general pubic. Witness the fury of mother nature from a safe distance.
The Washington Post
March 30, 2018, 6am PDT
China has dockless bikeshare graveyards; the United States has Volkswagen graveyards.
Sky News
March 30, 2018, 5am PDT
You might have read about the oceans of impounded dockless bikes, piling up around cities in China, but you've never seen them like this.
The Atlantic
March 23, 2018, 12pm PDT
Never mind that old adage about judging a book by its cover: the way a library is designed makes an undeniable difference for its patrons. Here are 20 of the nation's most picturesque.
Curbed
March 23, 2018, 5am PDT
The real estate market in Manhattan is pushing towers to new heights and new dimensions.
The B1M