Studio 360 Edit this Published in Studio 360 Design for the Real World: London Underground Map Listen 14 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/113333/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend London's old, intensely convoluted subway required a new kind of map that broke the rules of cartography. Chris Spurgeon explains why the 1931 Underground map was copied from Tokyo to Chicago.