Monthly Archives: September 2015

Eboracal Metropolitan, Mk. II

Thinking about updating that fantasy New York subway map from last November. Here’s what I wanna do: Incorporate that plan for a NJ Rapid Transit network, as depicted here and here. [done] Extend the map westward to show extensions of … Continue reading

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Baltimore RER

Companion map to the DC RER thing. The Metro network implied here is slightly different to what’s shown in that other Baltimore Metro map I did so very long ago; Line F is no longer a diesel shuttle from Cockeysville … Continue reading

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DC RER

To everyone’s knowledge and deep frustration, there is no through service at DC Union Station. To everyone’s knowledge and deep frustration, MARC and VRE service is frustratingly infrequent. This is a far-fetched attempt to rectify both problems, although I have … Continue reading

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Pentagon City Strip Map

I thought I’d do another strip map using more or less the same design language from the last post. I picked Pentagon City because (a) the BL & YL interchange at L’Enfant Plaza at different levels and I was wondering … Continue reading

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Washington Metro Station Numbering Plan

The thing about station numbering is (a) they’re essential navigational tools for people unfamiliar with the system (especially if they’re also unfamiliar with the local/national language) and (b) they work best when one pair of tracks on the ground carries … Continue reading

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Washington Metro Fare Map

A li’l brain-loosening thought experiment I’d wanted to do for a while. This map comes to us from a universe where the fare machines in Metro stations are very, very Japanese, complete with three big maps like this one over … Continue reading

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