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Ottawa-Gatineau Rapid Transit

A crayon map for Canada’s capital. Notes: The route of the Confederation Line here is not quite what’s actually getting built. It’s faithful to the actual route (albeit slightly extended) from the west up to Cleary station, whereupon it takes … Continue reading

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Montreal Metro Abomination

I’m suffering from mapper’s block (that’s a term now) with the Ottawa thing I owe you, so I made this instead. You can thank the newest iteration of the official map for bringing this monstrosity into the world; the big … Continue reading

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Modesto Rapid Transit

Back in June, when I did the California make-me-crayon-a-map poll, I had my own ideas about which map would produce the most interesting network, and, well, here we are. Lines K, M, and N are on the old Tidewater Southern … Continue reading

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Santa Barbara Rapid Transit

Another map created by poll. These are a lot of fun to do because the networks are smaller and they’re less of a headache to work on. Usually. Line B around the airport was a pain because somebody had the … Continue reading

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Lehigh Valley Metro

In an attempt to remember why I liked drawing transit maps in the first place, I asked the internet to pick a mid-size city for me to crayon a metro network for. The hivemind picked Allentown, and this is the … Continue reading

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A Slightly Better Spoorkaart

I was in the Netherlands in December, and had a very good time. People rightfully rhapsodize about the country’s bicycle- and pedestrian-friendliness and well-developed rail transport network. However, the country’s official railway map does that annoying thing where it’s less … Continue reading

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Lagos Metro Main Line Strip Map

This is a strip map of one of the lines in Alon Levy’s spectacular Lagos Metro crayon map, which I’ve wanted to do a proper map of basically since it came out but haven’t been able to come up with … Continue reading

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