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Trafficscapes
March 1, 2009, 10:36 pm
Filed under: Scapes

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The nature of mass transportation develops patterns and geometries unlike anything else in urban, suburban and rural environments.  Today’s blog post takes a look at the patterns of large scale transportation via our “scape” series.  These aren’t just photos of highway spaghetti, but rather the register of mass transportation -in some situations concrete isn’t even involved.

la_2500
Los Angeles, CA  33°52’33.63″N, 118°11’28.75″W

us_mex_border_700
Border between US and Mexico  32°32’31.14″N, 117° 1’43.42″W

seattle_2000
Seattle, WA  47°35’37.76″N, 122°19’10.70″W

ny_750-copy
Manhatten, NY  40°45’25.64″N, 73°59’40.12″W

houston_3000
Houston, TX  29°45’59.00″N, 95°20’35.97″W

libya_19mi
Libya, Appears to be mining operations 27°37’57.41″N, 21°16’11.26″E

libya_02
Libya, Appears to be mining operations 28° 8’30.61″N, 21°13’51.63″E

tokyo
Tokyo, 35°38’14.88″N, 139°45’27.78″E

la_03
Los Angeles, CA 33°55’41.61″N, 118°16’42.40″W

berlin
Berlin, 52°30’5.17″N, 13°16’49.51″E

algeria2
Algeria, 27° 8’58.86″N,  2°31’45.15″E

baltimore
Baltimore, Maryland  39°16’13.83″N, 76°37’38.86″W

paris
Paris, 48°52’25.80″N,  2°17’44.14″E

sanantonio
San Antonio, TX 29°23’44.77″N, 98°30’39.01″W

algeria1
Algeria, 28° 5’54.55″N,  2° 4’15.31″E

minneapolis
Minneapolis, 44°58’3.45″N, 93°15’4.56″W

bejing1
Bejing, 39°59’23.44″N, 116°31’54.21″E

bergen
Bergen, Norway 60°23’2.83″N,  5°20’9.07″E

iowa
Iowa, 42° 3’48.62″N, 93°18’31.71″W

la_02
Los Angeles, CA  34° 9’12.64″N, 118°22’29.70″W

peru
Peru,  7°25’22.20″S, 78° 7’12.37″W

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