Not all transit maps are created equal. The new Portland TriMet map, for instance, does a much better job of illustrating the usefulness of its high-frequency network.
4 days ago   Human Transit
A quick look at a real-time map of air pollution around the world shows how much healthier the air in the United States is than in China.
Sep 27, 2015   CityLab
One MIT student's love of transit means no one in his house will ever miss the T.
Sep 26, 2015   The Boston Globe
A new online visualization tool makes it easier to read and understand data about mobile phone usage in four cities around the world, including Los Angeles and New York.
Sep 10, 2015   MIT Technology Review
America's quilt of speed limits now reaches 85 MPH in some states, with increases possible in some western states. MetricMaps has produced a visualization of the top speed limits across the country and even in detail in urban areas.
Aug 24, 2015   The Washington Post - Blogs
The Wonkblog team puts new American Community Survey data to good use.
Aug 19, 2015   The Washington Post - Wonkblog
Wonkblog illustrates the results of a "Natural Amenities Index" created by the federal government.
Aug 18, 2015   The Washington Post - Wonkblog
Keystone Crossroads has produced an interactive series about Pennsylvania's urban waterfronts. A storymap and in-depth reporting provide waterfront access from afar.
Aug 12, 2015   Keystone Crossroads
Maps are still an important tool in teaching kids to be global citizens.
Jul 30, 2015   The Washington Post - Blogs
A publicly available web tool allows access to maps that overlay environmental impacts and the populations they impact (or the populations that manage to avoid such impacts, for that matter).
Jul 23, 2015   Smithsonian Magazine
Looking for granular illustrations of the details of local economies? Look no further.
Jul 17, 2015   The Washington Post - Wonkblog