The process to purchase a MetroCard for the New York Subway is different from the process to purchase tickets for the Bay Area Rapid Transit in San Francisco. From the flowchart above by Aaron Reiss, it’s clear that it takes a lot more screen touches to get a MetroCard, but that’s only part of the story. The interesting part is why the two systems’ machines are so different. Different timing means different goals.
Metrocard purchasing workflows compared
Life expectancy changes
The data goes back to 1960 and up to the most current estimates for 2009. Each line represents a country.
This is an American Workday, By Occupation
I simulated a day for employed Americans to see when and where they work.
Where Bars Outnumber Grocery Stores
A closer look at the age old question of where there are more bars than grocery stores, and vice versa.