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SF/NorCal Crayon Updated Sketch

Here’s something that’s been brewing in my head for a long time (mostly thanks to the Greater Marin’s critique but also thanks to some recent developments in official crayon of the area): what would be the service patterns on my … Continue reading

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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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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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Thirty Things Make A Post That Has Nothing To Do With Maps

Fifteen Unpopular Opinions Examples of The Trains Running On Time should come from Switzerland instead of Japan. Moana is just okay, and is the kind of movie we’ll regard as howlingly racist in twenty years’ time. European urbanism is overrated, … 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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