People On Bikes

Why can’t bike maps look like subway maps?

Take a look at the map to the right – not very easy to read, right? This is DC’s Bicycle Map and the many lines and symbols can look like a confusing mess, especially to someone who is new to the bike scene.

Michael Graham has a solution tho this problem – make bike maps look more like subway maps. His Spider Bike Maps website features easy-to-read bike maps from a variety of cities including London, Denver, San Francisco and Washington D.C.

Check out CityLab‘s story here, and do yourself a favor – visit their website to use their animated sliders. Orlando next?

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