Interactive Maps

April 8, 2016, 7am PDT
Chatty Maps break down the sound profile of cities.
Digital Trends
March 17, 2016, 1pm PDT
Although the prominence of nuclear power diminishes with each disaster, a map of the world's nuclear power portfolio has offers plenty of information for analysis.
CarbonBrief
February 5, 2016, 7am PST
The power of open data and mapping is on display in a map by Chicago Cityscape that shows all building permits for affordable housing in Chicago over the past decade.
Chicago Cityscape
December 28, 2015, 8am PST
A French economist created a powerful visualization of the rise of carbon emission hot spots from a few locations in Europe to every developed and developing corner of the world.
CityLab
December 25, 2015, 11am PST
A little Christmas Day diversion for those who never stop thinking about cities.
Urban Scratchoff
December 16, 2015, 12pm PST
A new online mapping project called American Panorama earned rave reviews this week from CityLab and Gizmodo.
CityLab
October 19, 2015, 11am PDT
Some cities take their surveillance of traffic violations very seriously. Washington, D.C., this time we're looking at you.
Vox
October 7, 2015, 12pm PDT
"Not knowing which kinds of buildings consume what is like not being able to gauge differences between a diesel truck and a hybrid car."
CityLab
October 2, 2015, 5am PDT
A new online interactive project allows new access to the history of Manhattan before Dutch settlers began taking residence on the island in 1609
CityLab
August 15, 2015, 11am PDT
A researcher from the Bill Lane Center for the American West at Stanford University explains how to use interactive maps to track climate change.
National Geographic
February 26, 2015, 2pm PST
The owners of CityMap call it one of the most social and most monetizable maps in the world. With a new expansion plan announced this week, the app—which launched in 2012 with a map of every shop in New York City—is going global.
Crain's New York Business
February 2, 2015, 7am PST
A new interactive mapping tool, created by the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning, makes the case for a renewed, regional focus on the infrastructure that moves the region.
Next City
January 23, 2015, 11am PST
California has commenced new water use reporting requirements, which the Pacific Institute has compiled into an interactive map and database to provide accessible evidence about where the state's water goes.
Pacific Institute
September 18, 2014, 10am PDT
A new visualization tool by the Urban Institute provides a vivid portrait of an unfortunate truth: the foreclosure crisis and other effects of the Great Recession real estate market were worse for minority groups.
The Washington Post
August 11, 2014, 7am PDT
An online mapping tool called HealthMap helped identify the recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa by pulling data from all over the big data spectrum. It can also tell provide insight into the health concerns in your area.
PBS NewsHour - The Rundown
April 4, 2013, 2pm PDT
Glenn Fleishman profiles MapBox, whose 30 employees are taking on the big boys in the development of interactive street and satellite maps. The company is working with Charlie Loyd to develop "the most beautiful, clean map ever made."
The Economist
December 3, 2009, 7am PST
The New York Times' has created an interactive map of food stamp usage breaking down recipients by county across the United States.
NYTimes.com