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Old August 15th, 2009, 01:30 AM   #541
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Before the financial crisis hit Iceland hard there was talk about building a Light-Rail system in the capital. Some wanted to go a step further and build a mass-transit system, even thought i think that would just be a huge waste of money. Despite that I became very interested in the idea and made my own plan.



Also included is a High-speed train to Keflavik airport and a Bus Terminal with bus-lines to other parts of the contry (since Iceland doesn't have a trainsystem)
Nice idea, I was there this summer and had a similar idea!
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Old August 15th, 2009, 02:01 AM   #542
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i would show my maps if i knew how to post them, but i dont. any help?
This is what I did:

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A quick tutorial:

1. Upload your images to an image hosting site, preferrably www.imageshack.us (you can either make an account, or start uploading directly. Images should be in .jpg (good for photos), .gif or .png (good for maps) format);

2. Go to the forum and insert the url (that's the long text in the "direct link to image"-tag in Imageshack) in the 'text to be formatted'. Another, easier way is this:

just type:

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where x is the url of your image.

That's the whole idea of posting pics. Just give it a try.
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Old August 15th, 2009, 04:40 AM   #543
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Ideas for Montreal commuter train network...

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Old August 15th, 2009, 11:37 AM   #544
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It's pretty good but I think line 6 should extend to Maardu via Muuga. Line 9 is too much, on the other hand. Those areas(Tiskre, Tabasalu), are mainly suburban sprawl where even bus lines aren't viable.
Nőmme and Pirita are suburban sprawl, and not only are bus lines viable there, but also a double-track railway.
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Old August 19th, 2009, 04:36 PM   #545
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possible future london tube map :

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Old August 24th, 2009, 05:35 AM   #546
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Hello! I thought I'd contribute two maps I've made of two Canadian cities. The first map is a (very optimistic) fantasy of the future subway/LRT system for Toronto and the surrounding area:


and the second map here is an idea for the LRT system in Edmonton, Alberta. The blue line in this map already exists, the others are derived from environmental studies and ideas floating around:


What do you guys think? I might do a map of Montreal's Metro next.
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Old August 25th, 2009, 09:00 PM   #547
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Wow guys! U've just made my day
Didn't see this topic before. It's precious
I made a (could be, but never will) map of Novi Sad metro (Serbia, second biggest city, my home town).
It's not finished yet...

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Old August 26th, 2009, 03:08 AM   #548
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Old August 27th, 2009, 10:35 PM   #549
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Other Changes I would make to the system:
-retrofit all trains to increase maximum speed from 65mph to 95 mph
-increase operating speed to 75-90 mph across entire network
-decrease accelleration and acelleration times at all stations
-elevate or bury the tracks between rainier beach and mount baker station
-create a network that puts a light rail station next to each sounder station (commuter rail)
-implement a network of feeder cars (street cars or specialized buses) around each station
-Build a parking garage above the current parking lot at tukwila station
-Convert tukwila station to a central light rail and metro bus hub
-Put signs on all metro buses indicating which light rail stations they stop at
-Install infocenters at each station, these would be touchscreens that can show how to get from point A to B using a combination of light rail, commuter rail, buses, and feeder cars (similar to google maps)
-Install noise barriers on tracks and implement other methods of noise reduction
-Create a park and ride at every station where it is possible
-determine the best style of elevated and underground track supports that can be built in the least amount of time
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Old October 9th, 2009, 08:10 PM   #550
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Old October 9th, 2009, 08:18 PM   #551
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What I would like to see on the Isle of Wight. I know this sort of thing would never happen but it would be a lot better than the 1 excuse for a train line we have now
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Old October 23rd, 2009, 03:16 PM   #552
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a huge hyper extensive version the Buenos Aires Subte made by me
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Old October 24th, 2009, 12:27 AM   #553
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Than looks great, maybe extend line I also onto the island for nature lovers...
Relaxed with the family to the nature beach etc.
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Old October 24th, 2009, 12:01 PM   #554
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Two questions/requests:

- Could someone please repost the Groningen Fantasy Tram map? I can't see it.
- It would be nice if someone made a fantasy network for Warsaw

Thanks in advance!
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Old October 27th, 2009, 05:15 AM   #555
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Another fantasy map of Toronto and the surrounding area. Sometime in the distant future, and a more densely populated city than now.


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Old October 27th, 2009, 01:09 PM   #556
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forgive my ignorance, but is there a special kind of program to create maps like these, or do you just use some vector based adobe stuff?
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Old October 27th, 2009, 04:41 PM   #557
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forgive my ignorance, but is there a special kind of program to create maps like these, or do you just use some vector based adobe stuff?
I use inkscape, which produces .svg graphics files but can export them as .png files. I guess any vector-drawing program would do though.
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Old October 28th, 2009, 01:15 AM   #558
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Port Stanley Metro

Here is a fantasy I have been working on. The city is Port Stanley in the San Juan Islands. It is it's own city-state. Population 9 Million.

It's still in development. I'll post revisions as I make them. Hopefully I'll have a better resolution soon with stations and express lines.

Port Stanley Metro


This is the land use map: green=residential, pink=commercial, red=business districts and yellow=industrial
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Old October 29th, 2009, 08:09 AM   #559
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Old November 8th, 2009, 01:40 PM   #560
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Fictitious tramway

Hi,

this is a map i made a few years back, based on a city i was building in SimCity 3000
It's a tramway network. I also drew a subway network, but that didn't turn out too well... Symbols used are British Rail and London Underground (names are also largely based on existing English names)

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