BART Maps Go Linear

BART system map [thumbnail]BART, the San Francisco Bay area rapid transit network, is getting new network maps, SF Weekly reports. The new maps will, in the words of a BART spokesman, “have more straight lines” in the idiom of other, diagrammatic maps of subway networks (the archetype of which is Beck’s Tube map); the current map, a thumbnail of which you can see in this post, is much more geographically accurate — which, as the article points out, is doable with an uncomplicated network such as BART’s.