Transit Maps of the WorldBook - 2015 | Third revised and expanded edition.
Transit Maps of the World is the first and only comprehensive collection of historical and current maps of every rapid-transit system on earth. In glorious, colorful graphics, Mark Ovenden traces the cartographic history of mass transit--including rare and historic maps, diagrams, and photographs, some available for the first time since their original publication.
Now expanded with thirty-six more pages, 250 city maps revised from previous editions, and listings given from almost a thousand systems in total, this is the graphic designer's new bible, the transport enthusiast's dream collection, and a coffee-table essential for everyone who's ever traveled in a city.
From Library Staff
A colorful collection of historical and contemporary transit maps from all over the world, featuring subway, light rail, and streetcar maps.
Historical and current rapid-transit maps from cities around the globe. This book also includes some notes on designing the perfect map and their place in the entirety of cartography.