DESIGNING FOR PASSENGER INFORMATION NEEDS IN SUBWAY SYSTEMS
infrastructure - station, planning - signage/information, technology - passenger information, mode - rail, mode - subway/metro, mode - pedestrian
Signs, Signing, Rail transit stations, Pedestrian flow, Passenger information systems, Design criteria, Design, Architecture
The purpose of this study was to define the qualities of the subway environment that are beneficial to the passenger's way-finding and orientation tasks. Emphasis has been placed on examining the potential of station architecture to inform and direct and on studying the effectiveness of conventional signs and other information devices.
BECK, R, (1986) DESIGNING FOR PASSENGER INFORMATION NEEDS IN SUBWAY SYSTEMS, ITE Journal, Volume 56, Issue 1, p. 17-24