30 June 2010

Art. Lebedev: Moscow Metro map 2010 and 2100

“It took almost four years to develop this new map. We aimed to make it recognizable, yet truly novel, to be able to satisfy both passengers’ demands and design requirements. The final design is a flexible graphics system that allows creating a whole range of maps of various size and complexity.

[Making of the Moscow Metro map]
[Current Moscow metro map]

28 August 2009

Stray dogs learn how to ride subway

“Scientists in Moscow say stray dogs have learned to use the subway to travel into the city’s center in search of food.

Biology professor Andrew Poyarkov said he has seen dogs exhibiting commuting behavior, as the dogs travel into the center of the city where they can more easily find food each morning, then travel back to where they live each evening.”

[via:Robert Wiblin]

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