The unprecedented breakneck pace of development of public transportation in China and Taiwan over the last three decades has now been condensed down into GIF form for your enjoyment. Watch as three subway systems in 1990 balloon to over 40 by 2020.
The mesmerizing graphic was created by graphic designer Peter Dovak who also thought to include a more close up look at the intricate subway systems of Shanghai and Beijing which have become the world’s two largest.
Really makes you appreciate all the wonders of public transportation, huh?
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