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.
Feb 5, 2016 Chicago Cityscape
A map-making effort by The Washington Post's Wonkblog puts the Western United States' population, or lack thereof, in perspective.
Jan 29, 2016 The Washington Post - Wonkblog
Don't worry; we're not mentioning belts to make you feel too guilty to enjoy today's meal.
Nov 26, 2015 Vox
The high cost of free parking is almost, but not quite, common knowledge. Many, but not all, people realize the pernicious effects of parking requirements. A map can help illustrate this spreading awareness.
Nov 25, 2015 Strong Towns
"Portlandness: A Cultural Atlas" exemplifies the powers of maps to reshape and redefine our communities. Just watch how they can change expectations about the culture of the city infamously known as "Portlandia."
Nov 20, 2015 The Oregonian
Cartographers have a new world to map, as technology opens up the interiors of malls, museums, and other large spaces to online exploration.
Nov 7, 2015 Citymetric
An intrepid mapmaker and data cruncher has created a map that illustrates the ubiquity of fatalities on U.S. roads and highways.
Nov 6, 2015 Metrocosm
Aaron Renn scours the Internet to find 12 maps that attempt to do the impossible: define the geographic and cultural expanse known as the American Midwest.
Oct 30, 2015 The Urbanophile
Did you know there's a place called Point No Point, in Hansville, Washington? It's quite pretty, actually, but is that reason enough to go there?
Oct 9, 2015 Quartz
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.
Oct 2, 2015 Human Transit