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Subway systems of the world, presented on the same scale
March 4, 2011, 9:41 am
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Urban mass transit systems of North America, radical cartography

Subway systems of the world, presented on the same scale, Neil Freeman, fakeisthenewreal.org

From radical cartography:

At a glance, many metros seem to be comparable in scale, but what separates New York from Baltimore is density: station-to-station distance, line overlap, and linkages.

Most systems are organized as a hub with spokes; the two notable exceptions are New York and Mexico City, both of which are more like nets.

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