The Tokyo subway system is one of the world’s largest mass transit networks. There is not an official name that represents all of the lines that serve Tokyo, though Tokyo Subway is often used to refer to all lines. Technically, the Tokyo subway is just one part of the urban rail transit network. The Tokyo […]
An updated map of the future Saigon Metro
[HCMC Metro Map (download full resolution image here.] Out of all the megacities of Southeast Asia, Saigon is the only city without any form of urban rail transit. Even the traffic-dystopias of Jakarta and Manila have a few rail lines between them. This will change when the first metro line in Saigon opens sometime after […]
Southeast Asia current and proposed railways 
Current and proposed railways of Southeast Asia – every line mapped In 2016 I compiled every current and proposed railway in Southeast Asia and created the Future Southeast Asia Railway Map, which depicted all current and proposed railways as a subway map. [Future Southeast Asia Railway Map – 2016 version (Click for larger image).] I’ve […]
When can you say you’ve been to a country?
When can you say you’ve been to a country? Can you say you have been to a country if you only spent a few hours in one of its cities? Changing planes at international airports doesn’t count (of course), but what about a weekend or day trip to one place? Technically you can, but do […]