Numan Parada has created a "Fantasy public transit map" of Los Angeles in the style of the classic London Underground map. It's a work of stupendous alternate history in which LA is reimagined as a humane, pedestrian-friendly city.
Link to Map, Link to LA Times story
Jeff sez, "I did a photo documentary on the building of LA's 'last' freeway, the
Century Freeway. In researching the history of LA transit for this project I
found a map of SoCal's fabled Red Car system at the Huntington Library. You
can see part of it on the Web site I created for this project a while back:
In Our Path. It looks awfully similar to Parada's vision!"
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