What transit advocate hasn’t secretly fantasized about designing and running a transit system. Come on, admit it. Now you can act out that fantasy with other addicts with Mini Metro, a simple game designed by some Aussies. Many of us tried our hand at building a hypothetical transit system, while somehow justifying it as work. Even the transit experts got into it, with Jarrett Walker explaining, “if you want it simple and sexy, a metro game that focuses on capacity is not a bad way to go.”
Not bad indeed. But how would we do in a head-to-head competition with some of the best transit minds in New York City? We will find out on April 1, when we host a lunch-time Mini Metro Madness, a head-to-head tournament for the best (hypothetical) transit system. Teams will compete on Mini Metro for two titles: “Longest Running Transit System” and “Most Riders Carried.”
This is open to everyone, all you need to bring is your transit smarts and your will to win. RSVP your teams here.
And good luck.
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