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.

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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