THE BOSTON T
Bill Rankin, Louis Hyman, 2003
Annoyed at the T, and feeling powerless to change it, I make a fantasy map. It's my addition to a long and venerable tradition of griping about transit by making Future MBTA-type graphics. But the more I learn about the T, the more I understand why most of these lines could never be built: the current system is a hodgepodge of different gauges and switching technology, and huge amounts of capital are still needed just to maintain what's already been built. The T is designed for necessity, not convenience.