#Emotional Transit Planning

Aug 20, 2010
Thought Experiments

A Minute Is Not A Minute

In yesterday’s post I put forth the idea that maybe there is a psychological impact caused by how we design public transit. That there is a kind of Emotional Transit Planning that doesn’t occur but should. That maybe having sunlight and a view would be psychologically more beneficial to the average commuter than being stuck...

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Aug 19, 2010

In The Dark, Underground (Emotional Transit Planning)

I’m fond of subways, but I don’t like riding them. They’re fast and efficient and they make a statement. They’re also ridiculously expensive. But that’s not the point. The point is this: What is the psychological impact of traveling to and from work every day underground, in the dark? In my own life, if I...

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