You may remember a while ago we wrote about how we had been forced to come up with our own version of the Bucharest metro map for publication in Bucharest In Your Pocket, a result of the continued failure of Metrorex – the company which operates the Bucharest metro – to provide an easy to use map (and/or one which does not include fantasy lines and stations that may never be constructed).
Well, given that the current Metrorex map is no improvement, we have once again decided to create our own map: an upgrade on our last effort, which has also been updated to include the rather impressive number of stations which now offer step-free access. (Of 46 stations, 37 are now accessible for those in wheelchairs: two years ago when we last did the map the number was just eight: that is real progress):
Credit for the map must once again go to Son of Bucharest Life, who, this time armed with a later version of Illustrator was able to round corners, and has – you may or may not notice – stuck to Harry Beck’s rule of only drawing lines at 90 or 45 degree angles.
Well done him.
As before, please let us know if you think that there are any inaccuracies or omissions, or if we can improve the map.
Please feel free to reproduce or distribute the map (online), but do us the courtesy of mentioning the source.