Collection of Manhattan Subway Maps Broken Down for Tourists, Transplants and Newbies

New York "explainer" and Harvard student Milo Beckman recently created a short visual guide to simplify Manhattan subway lines for transplants and tourists.

The Manhattan subway map looks like a confusing mess, but it’s actually pretty simple. Even the most fresh-faced transplant can make sense of it, if you just break it down into what you really need to know:

The 9 steps add an essential navigation concept in an easy-to-parse presentation to the Manhattan rectangle, explaining a bit about each along the way. We'll forgive him for using colors to describe the lines, but only because that makes it easier to spot tourists in the City.

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