Maps




LUXEMBOURG BUS MAP


Official map of the Luxembourg City bus network


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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

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Topology

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

Periphery:
- Shrunk
- Schematic

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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.

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Structure

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

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Information Hierarchy

Central corridor: 19 lines
Center-Main Railway Station

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Bright line colors

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

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Lines are grouped according to their common direction.

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Tangent lines: 11 lines

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Secondary network, lines have lighter pastel colors.

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Cityscape elements:
Remarkable buildings
Parks
Rivers
Railways
Bridges
Service icons

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Media Coverage




Neuer Fahrplan: Leserlich und nutzerfreundlich
Luxemburger Wort
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