What if These Five Cities Had Houston's Beltway 8?

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1.) New York City

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We like how this is giving you all five boroughs, including a big chunk of New Jersey. Who can afford those big-city real estate prices? This is lacking only a few bridges connecting to Queens, but it looks great -- another busy highway for the bridge and tunnel crowd.

Thank to Brian Zygo for sharing this.


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15 comments
Dee Martin
Dee Martin

Can't wait to see these with the Grand Parkway added.

Lee-Ann Nyman
Lee-Ann Nyman

All of these cities with the exception of Honolulu have a good public transit system. They don't need our madness. Houston needs to take a lesson and build a train system to ease up our traffic.

David Roberts
David Roberts

Houston needs Paris's huge public transit system more than Paris needs Beltway 8

mr2695
mr2695

Also, Paris has the RER which beats sitting in a car during the summer on the beltway.

Kendra Clemons
Kendra Clemons

Urban sprawl at its worst. The fact that we're adding a third ring is just a new degree of ridiculousness.

Scott Newby
Scott Newby

Are the map scales the same in the comparisons?

Tara Oakes
Tara Oakes

I wish Phoenix had Houston's freeway system. The freeways here in Phoenix are a mess and so confusing. I'll never complain about Houston freeways ever again.

Jimi Austin
Jimi Austin

SH 99 will soon be the new "Beltway 8".

nguyenhm16
nguyenhm16

Paris actually has both a 610 and a Beltway 8 equivalent, the Périphérique and the A86 motorway. Just like 610, there's a difference between inside and outside the Périphérique.

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