Maps

Exactly how does a student take on an open data political stance and transform it into "the largest crowd-sourced mapping project on the internet"?
6 days ago   TechCrunch
For anyone not a fan of the Seattle Seahawks, the best result of this year's Super Bowl might have been the first-ever regional transit map of New York.
Feb 3, 2014   Atlantic Cities
It's hard to keep up with the endless quest to present the world's knowledge in map form, but luckily we've got Max Fisher as a guide. He's collected 40 more fascinating maps that explain world history, present conditions and future scenarios.
Jan 31, 2014   The Washington Post
A new exhibition on Greco-Roman mapmaking at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World in New York examines the relationship between geographic and metaphysical world views.
Oct 3, 2013   The New York Times
Did you know that sweet potatoes are only produced in a small area of North Carolina? Or that flaxseed is only grown in the country's remote northern reaches? Crop maps published by the USDA paint an interesting picture of American agriculture.
Sep 15, 2013   Wired
The six finalists in an open competition to design Boston's next subway map have been revealed, and the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA) is asking the public to weigh in on the winner.
Sep 13, 2013   The Atlantic Cities
Artist spends decades creating an always-growing hand-drawn paper map of an imaginary place. Development is determined by drawing a random card from a custom deck of cards.
Sep 5, 2013   Visual News
A collector has discovered the world's oldest globe to depict the New World, which may have originated from Leonardo da Vinci's shop in 1504.
Aug 25, 2013   The Washington Post
The battle over who can present the most compelling infographical maps is apparently escalating. The good news, no matter the result, we all win. While these 80 maps may not explain everything, they sure do say a lot.
Aug 16, 2013   Bored Panda
Blogger Andrew Lynch’s collection of unrealized city plans is a catalog of could-have-beens.
Aug 5, 2013   Wired Blogs
The three geographers behind the Floating Sheep blog have created a world map of Internet references to zombies.
Jul 5, 2013   Atlantic Cities