Cartography experts Joan Serras and James Cheshire, both of the University College London’s Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA), have mapped every single one of London’s 114,000 daily bus routes, the Guardian reports.
The map above, which can be seen in full size at MappingLondon.co.uk, shows the exact route of every daily bus route, including all stops.
The thick, red lines represents the busier routes, while the thin yellow strands represent the more quiet routes. The routes that are not being used are not visible on the map.
This image above shows a large-scale view of bus travels in Aldwych. The map demonstrated the impressive coverage of London’s bus network and how integral it is to London’s transport infrastructure.
The graphics produced used data from the National Public Transport Data Repository and Digimap’s Integrated Transport Network layer.
[Via the Guardian]
Photo courtesy by Joan Serras and James Cheshire, UCL Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis
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