Fantasy Baseball Is Soooo 2006
Los Angeles' traffic congestion, of course, is well documented. You might even say "legendary." So maybe it's no surprise that some LA residents ...
So maybe it's no surprise that some LA residents have taken up a new pastime: fantasy transit maps:
[A]mateur cartographers are re-imagining public transportation in Los Angeles by crafting ambitious conceptual maps that depict the county blanketed with an East Coast-style rail network.
Their transit networks look convincingly like the stylized, color-coded visual aids posted in city buses and trains.
But the fantasy maps depict future transportation routes even their creators acknowledge will probably never be built.
Critics say such elaborate rail lines don't make sense in a place like LA, which they argue doesn't have the density to support these systems.
But the maps' designers hope they can at least stimulate discussion of an integrated mass transit system for LA County.
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