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Creator of New York City subway map dies

Image copyright MTA Image caption The New York Subway map which first debuted in 1979 Michael Hertz, the man who designed the map of the New York City subway system, has died aged 87.In the 1970s his firm, Michael Hertz Associates, was hired by city transport officials to redesign the old map.At the time, crime…

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The New York Subway map which first debuted in 1979

Michael Hertz, the man who designed the map of the New York City subway system, has died aged 87.In the 1970s his firm, Michael Hertz Associates, was hired by city transport officials to redesign the old map.At the time, crime was on the rise and subway ridership was at its lowest level since the late 1910s. Few tourists rode trains to
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