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Taking the Train: The Most Used Subway Systems in the US and Around the World (Good Magazine)

Thursday, March 5th, 2009

[Editor’s note: This chart needs a per capita analysis and comparable accounting of subway milages but is super fun any how. Click image above for larger view, or follow link below. Happy birthday Katie Rose!]

Republished from Good magazine.
Orig pub date: Feb. 17, 2009.

Even though subways are a fuel-efficent way to move people around congested urban areas, Americans make poor use of them, probably because they are poorly funded and often don’t travel where we want to go. Right now, of the five most-used subway systems in the country, only New York City’s attracts as many riders as the five largest foreign subway systems.

A collaboration between GOOD and Robert A. Di Ieso, Jr.

View the original graphic | blog post.

Who’s Buying What (Good Mag)

Sunday, January 4th, 2009

A look at where people around the world are directing some of their purchasing power.

Average yearly expenditures per citizen by type of item: Clothing, Household Goods, Alcohol & Tobacco, Recreation, and Electronics. Ranked by 10 highest spenders and 10 lowest spenders. 

[Editor's note: Indonesia map needs some work but neat concept.]

Republished from Good magazine. Click image for larger view.

SOURCE: Euromonitor International.

Buying Organic – Who’s Behind Your Food?

Thursday, April 10th, 2008

Eating organic might not be so alternative now the large food conglomerates have gotten into the game. See which of the country’s largest food producers are behind your favorite organic snacks in this graphic spread. By Phil Howard in this month’s GOOD magazine. View the entire graphic on their site.

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