Maps

Good news for the United States is found in a recent series of maps by NASA. Air pollution has significantly improved around the country.
Feb 6, 2016   The Washington Post
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