Holy cow, I wrote a book!
London's Transport Museum
commissioned a gorgeous interactive map called
The Real Underground
which lets you see two of the
many versions of the world-famous
London Underground Map, as well as a street map,
and switch among them to see how the two schematics agree with
I wasted way too much time playing with the Real Underground.
Now it's your turn.
(Looking at the
evolution of transit maps,
you can see that it was Harry Beck's breakthrough map from 1933
that changed the face of tube maps forever.)
There appears to be a similar effort to
do the same to the New York Subway map,
published by the brilliant folks at
I visit New York only once every other year or so,
but this map is so cool I'm tempted to get it anyway,
even though I'll probably misplace it by the time I next