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Road schematics in the news

David White – Wednesday, October 31, 2012   

 

This TV news story about a recent CityLink glitch highlighted the use and value of the road schematic we produced of the M1 (Monash Freeway). 

As well as being used daily for its intended purpose as a traffic management supplement, the story also shows the schematic being used as reference for the problem on a monitor. News stories are more appealing when they are suppported by good visuals. Notice how the schematic is used to help explain the story to the reporter. We find that good infographics usually end up speaking to a wider audience than originally intended.

Watch the story here.



This post is by Deirdre Wilson, Director of Hothouse Design – Australia's most sensible information design company.
Deirdre applies her background in industrial design and design management to the complex and wondrous projects undertaken by Hothouse Design.


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