Monday, September 29, 2014

Minimalist TTC Subway Map

“Arriving at Bloor, Bloor Station...”

TTC subway map on Toronto Rocket, with cover removed

While travelling on the Yonge line, I happened to notice the LED route map on the Toronto Rocket train I was riding was missing its cover (by the way: this is not cool, guys. If you want a genuine subway map, purchase a ‘classic T1’ map for just $10 via the TTC. Stealing one for your dorm room is lame).

Scrutinizing the map more closely, we can see that it’s already set to handle the upcoming Spadina line extension stations (diagonal line of dots, upper left), whenever they open. No reconfiguration needed, except changing the cover. As for the proposed Scarborough subway...