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Old 07-13-2012, 10:43 AM
 
Location: The City
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Different transit agencies. They never combine maps.
other places with different agencies do NYC and Philly as an example The Philly maps have 3 seperate agenecies and multiple states and NYC combines like 5 or 6 agencies in total and 3 states

As do many SF maps as well with 3 or 4 if not more agenecies
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Old 07-13-2012, 10:49 AM
 
Location: Nob Hill, San Francisco, CA
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The bay should be top 4 soon, expecting it to be right behind NYC, Chicago, and DC in a few years.

BART is expanding right now to Warm Springs and Berryessa, finishing in 2015 and 2016. Within the next year we will have a third line start construction into downtown San Jose. When completed BART will encircle the San Francisco bay entirely and will serve the areas around Oakland, San Jose, and San Francisco.

BART today
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...pNight.svg.png


MUNI is also planning their expansions for Union Square, Chinatown, Market, and Moscone center. Second phase extension into Fisherman's Wharf, Marina district, and North Beach. Third phase extension into the Presido.

MUNI today
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...Muni_Metro.png


VTA is also planning extensions of their own. One extension into Los Gatos. Another extension on the capitol expressway, most congested traffic corridor in SV will be elevated light rail and will begin construction this year. More extensions into Sunnyvale, Cupertino, Stevens creek, Coyote valley, El Camino Real, Palo Alto, and Boulevard.

VTA today
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...t-rail.svg.png


Caltrain today (commuter rail)
http://www.bayrailalliance.org/files...ltrain_map.gif

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Old 07-13-2012, 11:00 AM
 
Location: Nob Hill, San Francisco, CA
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1. NYC
2. DC
3. Chicago
4. Boston
5. San Francisco

The bay's BART will surpass Boston MBTA when all these extensions are completed.

1. MTA 8,225,300
2. WMATA 979,600
3. CTA 'L' 709,700
4. MBTA 524,300
5. BART 383,700

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of...s_by_ridership
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Old 07-13-2012, 11:13 AM
 
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1. NYC
2. DC
3. Chicago
4. Boston
5. San Francisco

The bay's BART will surpass Boston MBTA when all these extensions are completed.

1. MTA 8,225,300
2. WMATA 979,600
3. CTA 'L' 709,700
4. MBTA 524,300
5. BART 383,700

List of United States rapid transit systems by ridership - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is just heavy rail. You need to also include the Green Line in Boston, which is light rail. And the MUNI in San Francisco.
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Old 07-13-2012, 11:16 AM
 
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DC has commuter rail - Marc and VRE. They don't show up on the metrorail maps, though they probably should.


http://www.perryvillemd.org/pics/marc-train-map.gif



http://www.vre.org/graphics/systemmap.jpg


Still, need to step up the plate with those 2. It's ridiculous that there's no rail connecting DC with Annapolis.

I should have been more specific, I meant a widespread commuter rail network.
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Old 07-13-2012, 11:16 AM
 
Location: The City
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This is just heavy rail. You need to also include the Green Line in Boston, which is light rail.

Yeah same could be said to add in MUNI. Or for Boston Case or others like CTA or Septa; regional rail is another big addition or things like PATCO etc. Tough to find a perfect apples to apples comparison...
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Old 07-13-2012, 11:19 AM
 
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Yeah same could be said to add in MUNI and for Boston Case or other like CTA or Septa regional raill is another big addition or things like PATCO tough to find a perfect apples to apples comparison
The green line is a subway for most of its length, from Kenmore sq (Think Fenway park) all the way past North Station, its a techncality.
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Old 07-13-2012, 11:49 AM
 
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What makes DC better than Chicago/ Chicago better than DC? They seem pretty close to me.
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Old 07-13-2012, 12:17 PM
 
Location: Pasadena, CA
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The green line is a subway for most of its length, from Kenmore sq (Think Fenway park) all the way past North Station, its a techncality.
Most of the track miles are not a subway though. Four lines from Kenmore to BC, Cleveland Circle, Newton and Heath Street - the B and E lines more like MUNI in SF and the C and D lines more like the Metro Light Rail in LA.
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Old 07-13-2012, 01:05 PM
 
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other places with different agencies do NYC and Philly as an example The Philly maps have 3 seperate agenecies and multiple states and NYC combines like 5 or 6 agencies in total and 3 states

As do many SF maps as well with 3 or 4 if not more agenecies
What maps are you referring to? MTA's subway map in NYC doesn't have any commuter rail included in the subway map. They don't have PATH included either.
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