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Old 12-17-2011, 02:19 PM
 
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I've been to many metro areas that seem to lack the basic street grid set up.

This makes finding your way around town interesting but confusing.

I know it isn't possible for some areas to have this set up. But if they could what would be your top 5. This can include urban area.

Mine just from own experience.

1. San Diego
2. The whole SF bay area. (Some grid there, but mostly grids that run into different direction grids)
3.Springfield/Hartford metro
4.Polk county Florida. (The area in between Tampa and Orlando is vast but all interconnected) Needs a grid set up.
5.Atlanta
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Old 12-17-2011, 06:07 PM
 
Location: Denver
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Houston. Inner city grid is fine but going out on the west side and southside the roads curve way too much and dead end in strange places. Many of the neighborhood roads end yet the name of the streets may pick up a mile or two on the next block. This makes getting around pretty slow because you have to stick to main arteries.
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Old 12-17-2011, 07:02 PM
 
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Houston. Inner city grid is fine but going out on the west side and southside the roads curve way too much and dead end in strange places. Many of the neighborhood roads end yet the name of the streets may pick up a mile or two on the next block. This makes getting around pretty slow because you have to stick to main arteries.
Sounds like Metro Boston, and some towns that annexed other towns have 2 or 3 streets of the same name.
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Old 12-17-2011, 07:03 PM
 
Location: Virginia Highland, GA
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Atlanta actually has a central grid.............
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