betacity


stations snowday
December 12, 2015, 1:40 pm
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system length
August 15, 2011, 6:40 pm
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Size matters in this case.  Above is a chart by Urban Age showing relative subway route lengths by city.  Below I have matched the route lengths against the city population.

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cities with subways
August 8, 2011, 5:30 pm
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From an ecard for the Penguin book Transit Maps of the World, a map that connects all the cities in the world that have subway systems.  Just jump on in Seattle and less than 20 stops, and maybe a week, later you’re in St Petersburg.   Tokyo and Boston share a line which means no transfers.

From the ecard:

“This playful diagram shows all the cities which have, are building or are planning to construct an urban rail system. It is the opening page of a new book about the graphic design of subway, metro, underground and U-Bahn system maps and diagrams.”