Friday Eye Candy: 19 Fascinating City Maps

Lauren Drell at Mashable has rounded up 19 (or is it 21?) 'dynamic, real-time and compelling visualizations of how we live and move.'

The proliferation of digital data and growth of the Internet have sparked an explosion in the number and variety of visualizations that capture "the exciting pulse and pace of urban life." Examples from this listicle include Instahood, "a more intimate view of an street than you can get on Google Street View", a real-time visualization of the location of Tokyo's subways and buses, and below, a fascinating depiction of London's commuting patterns via commuter smartcard tap ins and outs.

Full Story: Get Lost in These 19 Fascinating Maps

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