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Infograph: The LA subway versus subways around the world

The LA subway isn't the largest or the longest, but hey—at least it’s cheap. See how the LA subway compares to others around the globe.
By Marley Lynch |

Amidst Angeleno's much-parodied conversations about traffic, rarely will you hear the word "subway" creep up. Sure, Metro may not have the largest or longest system, but it offers urban dwellers in some of the city's densest areas a way to avoid our legendary traffic. Rail service in Los Angeles has a long way to go, so let's look to our Time Out neighbors across the globe for some transit inspiration. See how the LA subway stacks up with this handy infograph—unfortunately there's no metric for palm trees and underground art.

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Special thanks to Time Out New York for their original feature.

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