Is the NYC subway map copyrighted?

Is the NYC subway map copyrighted?

Question 2: Can the MTA claim copyright infringement over its subway maps? Yes – to a certain extent. Maps have been expressly subject to federal copyright protection since the very first Copyright Act of 1790,[9].

What font is the MTA logo?

The official font of the MTA is Helvetica.

Is MTA copyrighted?

One of the more controversial arguments by the MTA is that smartphone applications (or “apps”) displaying MTA timetables or maps are infringing on the MTA’s copyrights. Anthony Townsend created an app telling the schedule times of the Metro North railroad.

Where can I find a map of the NYC subway system?

You can find the official map on the MTA website. Physical maps are also available for free at the ticket booths in each subway station. Because the map changes a couple of times a year (e.g., due to station closures and repairs) be sure to get the latest map.

How do I find subway stations on Staten Island?

New York Subway uses the official MTA subway map, including Staten Island. The map is easy to use as you can zoom, scroll and click onto any station for more information. For the best experience you can find stations on the map by using the simple search bar to search by name or by choosing one of the nearby stations.

What do the subway lines on the MAP Mean?

The subway lines and services. The colored subway lines on the map indicate related trains that share a portion of common track. Here are the main lines: As you can see, each line has a name and a specific color. The 8th Ave line for instance is always blue, while the Broadway – 7th Ave line is always red.

Is there an app for the New York subway?

The New York Subway app completely takes the stress away from travelling around the Big Apple. It’s easy to use and includes the most up to date information from the official Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) making it the perfect NYC subway map.