MTA Arts for Transit presents Safari 7, an interactive website about urban wildlife (Oysters! Fish! Squirrels! Chickens!) found along the 7 subway line.
Safari 7 offers podcasts and maps that explore New York's ecosystems, its complexity, biodiversity, conflicts and potentials. Self-guided tours are available online. Join the experience independently by downloading podcasts from www.safari7.org.
Through Safari 7 tours, subway cars serve as eco-urban classrooms and travelers become park rangers in their own city.
During Earth Week (April 19-23, 2010) at Grand Central Terminal, MTA Arts for Transit presented the Safari 7 Base Camp in Vanderbilt Hall where visitors could listen to podcasts that provided a narrated guide to the ecosystems found along the 7 line. The podcats are available at www.safari7.org. Safari 7 was developed in 2009 by the Urban Landscape Lab at Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, Preservation and MTWTF.