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Urban Planet: Alice in Wonderland’s Transit Map

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Urban Planet is a daily roundup of blogs from around the world dealing specifically with urban environments. We’ll be on the lookout for websites outside the country that approach themes related to urban experiences and issues.

If you think the transit system in your city is convoluted, imagine riding the subway in Wonderland. “Wherever you thought you were going, the train would take you in the opposite direction. The stationmaster would be some sort of anthropomorphized animal. Printed maps would be of limited value because at random times the stations would all get up and relocate themselves. Which means that you’re basically fine, unless you have to be at a croquet match at a specific time, for instance.” (Brain Pickings)

Image from Brain Pickings

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