Luxembourg bus

Official map of the Luxembourg City bus network

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
2015-2016



Luxembourg bus map



Download high resolution .pdf map here





DESIGN NOTES

Geography

The map encompasses the entire area served by the bus system with two different scales:
- The Urban scale, pedestrian scale, in the dense central area
- A territorial scale on the periphery




Topology

City Center:
- Enlarged
- Geographic
- Detailed (all streets are pictured)

Periphery:
- Shrunk
- Schematic




Symbolics

The Old Town (Ville Haute) is placed at the exact center of the map for immediate orientation. It's peculiar pentagonal shape is emphasized and it is shown as a dense urban fabric with packed building intersected by streets and squares.




Structure

The structure of the map corresponds to the morphology of the city with all angles multiples of 18°, relating to the pentagonal center.




Information Hierarchy

Central corridor: 19 lines
Center-Main Railway Station




Bright line colors




Lines are grouped and frequencies added.
Thick line = high frequency, 5 to 10 min
Thin line = Low frequency (more than 10min)




Lines are grouped according to their common direction.




Tangent lines: 11 lines




Secondary network, lines have lighter pastel colors.




Cityscape elements:
Remarkable buildings
Parks
Rivers
Railways
Bridges
Service icons





Media Coverage


He who controls the map controls minds
CityMetric
March 2016



From spaghetti monster to "work of art"
Luxemburger Wort
March 2016



It's bold, modern intelligent transit map-making
Transit Maps
March 2016


Le "Spaghetti Monster" tire sa reverence
Paperjam
March 2016


Il a recree la carte de bus de la Ville de Luxembourg
L'Essentiel
June 2015


Architect brings alternative bus map to Luxembourg
Luxemburger Wort
June 2015


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