The amazing psychology of Japanese train stations

After the Freeplay 2018 festival and conference this last weekend, it was interesting to read about how the public and individuals think of and use space/s, and interestingly, Japan engages with its transit system’s uses and related spaces very differently to that of Australia, and perhaps other Asian countries and cities. Fascinating stuff! People collecting stamps that are unique to each train station for the mere joy and fun of it?! And stations having distinct ‘boarding’ melodies, of seven-second duration!

Read more (please note that this does discuss suicide and methods of execution) – Citylab – the amazing psychology of Japanese train stations