Tram lines now and then

This is public transport cartography based on data taken from Rail Map Online. The maps show ‘now’ and ‘then’ tram line networks in UK and Ireland cities. Read on this in The Guardian: In praise of the tram: Britain’s lost network and the future of transport . The following maps are copies taken from the same article.

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Hostile Architecture

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Photographs from the Silent Agents series (by Julius-Christian Schreiner) depict repressive uses of design and architecture. The photo above was shot in Innsbruck and shows metal structures that were added to street lamps etc. preventing people to lock their bikes to poles in the city center. More of such fine examples in this Guardian Urban Eye series and in this Die Zeit Artikel.