Department of Transportation

Immovable Objects: Subways


Subways of the world are examined in this exhibition, held at the mezzanine level of the 42nd Street Station (Avenue of the Americas Station of the IND line). Posters, maps, graphics, and photographs provide information of the size, capacity, and design of urban subway systems including those in Boston, London, New York, Chicago, Budapest, Glasgow, Paris, Vienna, Tokyo, Berlin, Philadelphia, Hamburg, and Buenos Aires.    Sponsored by the Urban Mass Transportation Administration of the United States Department of Transportation and the National Endowment for the Arts.
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Goodbye Parking Meter, Hello NYC Hoop


Janette Sadik-Khan, New York’s Transportation Commissioner, has transformed the city’s streetscape—ostensibly a change that directly impacts every resident and visitor to New York. 
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Goodbye Parking Meter, Hello NYC Hoop


Janette Sadik-Khan, New York’s Transportation Commissioner, has transformed the city’s streetscape—ostensibly a change that directly impacts every resident and visitor to New York. In less than three years, the New York City Department of Transportation has added hundreds of miles of bike lanes and dozens of pedestrian plazas.
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CityRacks Competition


Last spring, the New York City Department of Transportation, in partnership with Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, requested proposals for functional, innovative bike rack designs that would raise the profile of cycling as both a convenient and eco-friendly mode of transportation in New York City.
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