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Guidelines for transit facility signing and graphics

Author: KRW Incorporated.; United States. Federal Transit Administration.; Transit Cooperative Research Program.; Transit Development Corporation.; National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1996.
Series: Report (Transit Cooperative Research Program), 12.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents the results of a research project to develop a graphics design manual describing the use of signs and symbols which provide for the safe, secure, and efficient movement of passengers to and through transit facilities.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: KRW Incorporated.; United States. Federal Transit Administration.; Transit Cooperative Research Program.; Transit Development Corporation.; National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board.
ISBN: 0309057159 9780309057158
OCLC Number: 35171002
Notes: "Research sponsored by the Federal Transit Administration in cooperation with the Transit Development Corporation."
"Transportation Research Board, National Research Council."
Description: 64 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: Summary --
Signing philosophy and principles of wayfinding --
User group --
The wayfinding design process and the transit trip model --
Standard terminology and message hierarchy --
Sign categories, shapes, and colors --
Sign design --
Transit facility symbols, arrows, and graphic applications --
Assistive listening systems, cue signs, electronic visual information displays, and audible signs --
Material selection and preparation, fabrication methods, and maintenance and repair procedures --
consultant selection and bidding procedures --
Selected bibliography.
Series Title: Report (Transit Cooperative Research Program), 12.
Responsibility: KRW, Inc.

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Presents the results of a research project to develop a graphics design manual describing the use of signs and symbols which provide for the safe, secure, and efficient movement of passengers to and through transit facilities.

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