Late-day linkage: Bike-helmet rentals, cool subway maps and more

Find out what Time Out's editors are reading in today's roundup of late-day links.

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- Check out the prototypes for new G-train signage that will help riders figure out where to stand on station platforms—the better to ease crowding on the shorter-than-normal trains. [WNYC]


- In depressing news, Brooklyn leads the nation in disproportionately arresting people of color for marijuana crimes. [Atlantic Wire]


- More sad news: Colin Devlin, one of the co-owners of DuMont, DuMont Burger and the recently closed Dressler, was found dead in Pennsylvania, in an apparent suicide. [WSJ]


- Spike Lee says "fuck 'em" to his Kickstarter haters. Shocking! [Village Voice]


- Gothamist has a chat with a guy who designed an amazing concentric-circle map of the NYC subway. Let's do this, MTA. [Gothamist]


- Want to see Aziz Ansari in a small, intimate venue? BrooklynVegan has the scoop. [BrooklynVegan]


- Bike and Roll is offering bike-helmet rentals for Citi Bike members. C'mon, guys, is it that hard to just BUY a helmet? [NY1]


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