Call it a game, call it street-level transit planning, call it whatever you like. But this is pretty cool.
According to CityLab, Brooklyn-based electric engineer and transportation enthusiast Jason Wright recently created a website called "Brand New Subway" that lets users design and arrange their own subway system using New York City's infrastructure.
Want to see the subway loop around the island of Manhattan? It may cost $8 a ride and your average weekday ridership may be less than MTA's current 5 million, but you can test it out for yourself and see.
Although we don't have the resources at Port Authority to do something like this on our own, we're sure there are some people out there who have the technical know-how and the time to make something similar for Allegheny County's transit system. Our GIS data is available for free.