If the US Interstate system was instead a subway system….
A seldom-mentioned fact about the London Underground maps is that they aren’t drawn geographically. They’re instead a wonderfully simplified look at a very complex system.
Actual geographic layout of the London Underground
What if the US Interstate road system was instead a subway? Would we stick with the geographical reality for our maps of the system?
Or would we instead also simplify and take a page from the British? (Nifty graphic from chrisyates.net)