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Tube Map Central: News and Events

Check this page regularly for my latest newsletter and new articles, dates for your diary,
and other events and announcements. Only the most newsworthy items are here, see my
monthly newsletters for full listings.


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10th May 2018: Presentations

Latest Academic Research on Map Design
from the Universities of Kent and Reading:

How to Improve the Usability
of Maps and Plans Design

18:30 at Atkins, 26th Floor, Euston Tower, 286 Euston Road, London, NW1 3AT. Sign Design Society, description of the meeting is here.
Peter Lloyd will be presenting the joint Universities of Essex-Kent research
into the effects of colour-coding on map usability.


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9th May 2018: Presentation

Transit Maps: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

14:30 at Broomfield Village Hall, Main Road, Broomfield, Chelmsford,
CM1 7AH. University of the Third Age Broomfield and District branch.
Description of the presentation is here. FULLY BOOKED


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24th April 2018: April monthly newsletter uploaded

Map of the Month shows a city divided by two networks, poles apart.


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March 2018: University Teaching update

PS499 Transit Maps: Past, Present & Future
All course details and lecture slides for 2018 now updated.

PS452 Intelligent Behavior
All course details and lecture slides for 2018 now uploaded.


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22nd Feb 2017: Document uploaded to Academic Works page

Digitising schematic maps: Recreating or reinventing history?
Discusses the pros and cons of implementing historic schematic
maps using vector graphics software.


Most recent web pages update: 24th April 2018.