Category Archives: urbanism

Philadelphia Subway Crayon

Goodness. I speculate I’ll be gone for two months and then I post two maps in two weeks. Anyway, here’s crayon of the Philly subway, a network which always seemed infuriatingly half-finished for some reason. This is based off the … Continue reading

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Baltimore Metro, Again

I cannot articulate in enough detail precisely how badly Baltimore screwed up building its Metro/LRT system. The original plan from the 1960s is incredible. We can quibble about some of the details, but it had good bones and would have … Continue reading

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Amsterdam Metro Map

Here’s a map of the Amsterdam Metro, released when all of us transit map people were seized with an urge to draw the Amsterdam Metro. I genuinely dislike mapping the Amsterdam Metro. Here’s why: Thanks to only ever being half-finished … Continue reading

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Repeating Myself

The logic goes something like this: I say “my YIMBYism will center renters or it will be BS” because renters, esp in cities w/ severe housing crises, are precarious. Some moreso than others, but I believe this statement is generally … Continue reading

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Indianapolis Bus Map

Here’s a map of the Indianapolis bus network as it will (ideally) look sometime around the middle of next decade, because talking about Indy’s buses has become fashionable, suddenly. Sources are this poster of the envisioned network, and individual maps … Continue reading

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This Post Comes In Three (Or Four) Parts

1.1. There will be a new map tonight or tomorrow. It is not of LA. I am so burnt out on the LA map it’s not even funny. Also the map’s periphery needs serious retooling. 1.2. I’m seriously experimenting with … Continue reading

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So There’s A Post This Month

1. I’m going to Indianapolis in early July, mostly for Popcon (first fandom con in five years, it’s been too long) but also just to pootle around the city for a few days. I lived northeast of Indy for a … Continue reading

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