TRANSIT SECRETS

The unknown paths from point A to point B.

Maps often outline the paths that goods and people travel to get from one place to another. However, sometimes the routes we take are not so obvious. We encounter barriers. Alternate paths present themselves. Our travels may even seem counter-intuitive.

Breakfast by Boat in Banjarmasin, Indonesia (slice)

From Breakfast by Boat in Banjarmasin, Indonesia by Stephen Kennedy.

Do you have a story about a trip with a surprising route or a hidden path?


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Use the map above or the list below to see some of the paths documented thus far.

If you know a Transit Secret and would like to share it, please email your idea to colabradio@mit.edu.

Begin your post with an image of an official map that shows the most obvious route for a specific trip. Once you have described the hidden path, re-interpret the map to display the actual journey.