transit maps

Sound Transit Seattle

All Sound Transit Routes Get New, Alphanumeric Names

The "Red Line" didn't fly with people living in neighborhoods historically redlined by discriminatory real estate and land use practices.

April 16, 2020 - The Urbanist

SEPTA Station

Coming Soon: A New Transit Map for Philadelphia

Transit is getting a new look.

July 12, 2019 - WHYY

Expo Line

All of L.A.'s Rail Lines Will Get New Names

Goodbye, Blue Line. Welcome, A Line. Goodbye, Red Line. Welcome, B Line.

December 11, 2018 - LAist

Los Angeles Metro

With a Growing Number of Transit Projects Planned, L.A. Considers Renaming Rail Lines

Like many cities, L.A. already has two trains in the blue color family. With more rail projects in the works, some think it's time to update the system.

September 26, 2018 - Los Angeles Times

Tokyo Subway Map

Friday Fun: Choose the Best in the 'World Cup of Transit Maps'

The perennial debate is renewed, and potentially resolved: Which city's metro system has the best transit map?

April 6, 2018 - Greater Greater Washington

D.C. Metro

Redesign D.C.'s Metro With an Interactive Mapping Tool

Metro Map Maker allows users to add, alter, and erase pieces of the WMATA system—or redraw it from scratch.

September 13, 2017 - DCist

London Underground

London Releases Tunnels Map for Claustrophobic Tube Riders

Transport for London has responded to customer requests for a new accessibility measure: a map to help riders avoid long tunnels.

July 20, 2017 - Metro Magazine

Public Transit Korea

Seoul and the Future of Transit

South Korea's capital enjoys better stations and more complete coverage from a train system that gets less of its money from government subsidies and charges lower fares.

June 22, 2017 - Mic

Norba, ancient roman town in Lazio, Italy

Friday Eye Candy: Ancient Rome's Maps, Reimagined as a Transit System

There are surprisingly few maps of ancient Roman roads, and many fewer maps of ancient Roman roads that resemble big-city subway maps. An intrepid student has improved upon that situation, however.

June 9, 2017 - CityLab

BaltimoreLink System Map

Baltimore's New Bus System Comes With a Snazzy New Map

Fans of transit maps will have to watch out for the new map of BaltimoreLink.

May 17, 2017 - Greater Greater Washington

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