Imagine Cities

200 days ago

BART rolled out new trains in 2016. Check out what went into making design decisions for the new trains: "people hate sitting between strangers. They hate having to make eye contact."

The Hidden Art of Designing Trains for Anti-Social Commuters

When you step aboard your train in the morning, you see plenty of things. The faces of familiar strangers, the unexpected open seat (or not), ads for cheap lawyers and doctors. Or, maybe just your phone screen. What you don't see are the hidden forces that guide your train ride.