Transit Maps

Peter Dunn

Visualizing the Bay Area's Transit Systems by Commute Time

A time-scale transit map shows how long it takes to get around on Muni, BART, and the Caltrain.

simpsons.wikia.com

'The Simpsons' Unveils a New Springfield Public Transit Map

See how many of the show's references you can spot in the expanded Springfield subway system.

Mappable.info

3 Depressing GIFs That Illustrate Who's Failed by Public Transit

This is what a subway map looks like when you remove every stop that isn't wheelchair accessible.

Visualizing Exactly How Subways Distort Our Sense of Space

An experiment from Shanghai.

Oliver O'Brien

10 Years of London Underground Ridership Data in One Map

A picture of growth across space and time.

MBTA

Map Battle of the Day: Pick Boston's Best Subway Map Redesign

Options galore.

Graphics by Arnorian/Photo by Dennis Dimick on Flickr

Transit Map of the Day: See the NYC Subway System From Above

Behold an aerial view of the complex and far-reaching NYC subway system.

Watch 10 Years of Public Transit Ridership Growth in This Blobby, Pulsating Map

In this unusual visualization, America's steady user rise is shown as a sea of swollen red discoids.

SF Live Bus

Real-Time Transit App of the Day: A Ballet of Buses in San Francisco

The SF Live Bus app adds a bit of whimsy to the highly practical world of transit arrival data.

Boston Wants You to Design a Better Transit Map

The MBTA has opened a competition to the public. And a good thing too - the current map has serious flaws.

Creative Commons via Flickr user Annie Mole

6 Great Transit Maps That Aren't Transit Maps

From classic movies to the Mississippi River to a meta map of the world's transit systems.