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View Poll Results: The ten most sprawling U.S. cities
Atlanta 194 54.96%
Dallas 142 40.23%
Houston 178 50.42%
Oklahoma City 58 16.43%
Charlotte, NC 71 20.11%
Jacksonville, FL 75 21.25%
Tampa, FL 29 8.22%
Los Angeles 166 47.03%
San Diego 43 12.18%
San Jose, CA 47 13.31%
Sacramento, CA 32 9.07%
Indianapolis 35 9.92%
Columbus, OH 26 7.37%
Nashville, TN 35 9.92%
Memphis, TN 17 4.82%
Lexington, KY 8 2.27%
Phoenix 176 49.86%
Tucson 37 10.48%
Las Vegas 108 30.59%
other (please specify) 42 11.90%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 353. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 10-31-2008, 08:57 PM
 
Location: Katy-zuela
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You seriously need to add WASHINGTON, DC to your list. Gosh, that place has swallowed up half the east coast. Its probably the most transient and most commuter city of any- rivaling L.A. Because most people who work in DC would rather live in the 'burbs. Half of Virginia belongs to the DC area and it keeps spreading southward. In 10 years, I won't be surprised if Raleigh-Durham is part of the DC metro area.
In this political town, the right to vote is paramount thus the popularity of the suburbs.
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Old 10-31-2008, 10:07 PM
 
Location: USA
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Yeah, but that's different because Atlanta's the country, lol.
this boy/girl always stand against Atlanta. As far as I remember he is from Houston and envy of Atlanta as well as some other Houstonians. IDK why...what is wrong with this cowboy? Could anybody please tell me?
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Old 10-31-2008, 10:54 PM
 
Location: Houston
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this boy/girl always stand against Atlanta. As far as I remember he is from Houston and envy of Atlanta as well as some other Houstonians. IDK why...what is wrong with this cowboy? Could anybody please tell me?


this gets so old. it's like your begging people from houston to fight with you.
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Old 11-01-2008, 01:03 AM
 
Location: Zurich, Switzerland/ Piedmont, CA
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Found this cool site, suppose it could go here.

World Subway Systems Presented on the Same Scale

London(Transport of London)


New York(MTA/Path)


Tokyo(TRTA)


Seoul(Seoul Metro)


Paris(RATP)


Moscow(Moskovskoe Metro)


Mexico City(El Sistema de Transporte Colectiva)


Chicago(CTA)


Berlin(BVG)


Stockholm(SL)


Washington DC(WMATA)


San Francisco(BART/Muni)


Singapore(SMRT)



Los Angeles(MTA)



Madrid


Atlanta(MARTA)


Philadelphia(SEPTA/PATCO)


Montreal(STM)




Osaka(Osaka Municipal Transportation Bureau)


Munich(MVG)


Hamburg(Hochbahn)


Barcelona(TMB)


Athens(Attiko Metro)


Toronto(TTC)


Hong Kong(MTR)


Vancouver(Translink)


Beijing(Beijing Subway)



Boston(MBTA)


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Old 11-01-2008, 09:01 AM
 
Location: LaSalle Park / St. Louis
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Are you sure it's the same scale? That would mean that the SF system travels twice as far as Chicago's
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Old 11-01-2008, 09:35 AM
 
Location: Houston
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looks like Paris has the best system
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Old 11-01-2008, 10:44 AM
 
Location: USA
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A lot of people are moving from back east to phoenix for the heat for their bad joints and backs. People are moving from San Diego to Tucson if they get sick of the attitude down there. One lady said people in Tucson were a lot nicer then San Diego.

Old, retired, expanding, shrinking, budget. These are the words that describe Phoenix.
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Old 11-01-2008, 10:50 AM
 
Location: Zurich, Switzerland/ Piedmont, CA
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Are you sure it's the same scale? That would mean that the SF system travels twice as far as Chicago's
Im pretty sure these are to scale.

CTA has twice as many miles of track but it looks like BART has longer lines. Ive read before that the Pittsburg/Bay Point line is the line in the world but can't find any confirmation of that aside from peoples posts on other message boards.
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Old 11-01-2008, 10:52 AM
 
Location: Zurich, Switzerland/ Piedmont, CA
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looks like Paris has the best system
Very impressive indeed.
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Old 12-07-2008, 12:52 AM
 
Location: Oklahoma City
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Go Oklahoma City!!
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