We're pleased to introduce the new "look" for Human Transit, including a more readable serif font (Georgia) and I hope a cleaner, more legible feel. Big thanks to my associate Evan Landman for building and sculpting the design.
As with any change to a transit system, most comments are from existing users disoriented by change of any kind. So: Calm down, everything you love is still here. It's just moved around like this:
- Most content that was in the right-hand columns of the old design is now in the new menu bar above.
- The Links menu has subcategories, which will open to the right when you click on a menu item.
- Categories referring to cities have now been separated from other categories.
One note: If you browse the category menu by just clicking and pulling your mouse down, the menu will seem to extend beyond the screen. Instead, hold the menu by leaving your cursor on it, then use your arrow keys to move the scroll down in the window. We're working on a better way to handle that.
Some older posts are likely to look messy for a while. It will take Evan a few days to go through all 942 past posts and clean up anything that didn't translate cleanly. Be patient and we'll get to them.
I'm sure I don't need to tell you to share your feedback, and any bugs, in the comments! Please be constructive!
Here's one question that you can answer in comments. Historically, this blog has used all-lower-case post titles, even for proper names. Is this (a) a nicely distinguishing bit of "design" or (b) an irritating affectation or (c) you've never noticed or cared one way or the other. Now everyone can make a one-letter comment!