Friday Fun

August 12, 2016, 2pm PDT
David Bowie and Mick Jagger approved.
June 3, 2016, 5am PDT
Pop quiz: Can you recognize a major city based on an outline map?
The Guardian
May 6, 2016, 5am PDT
What was once a "pipe dream" will soon be reality.
The Wall Street Journal
May 29, 2015, 5am PDT
Pop quiz hotshot: can you name the city by looking at silhouettes of their skylines?
The Washington Post
April 3, 2015, 1pm PDT
Friday fun in the form of a mapping challenge from the Washington Post's Wonkblog.
The Washington Post - Wonkblog
January 16, 2015, 2pm PST
What better way to wind down from a long week thinking about cities and maps and transportation than by taking a quiz to show off your knowledge of cities and maps and transportation?
The Washington Post
September 19, 2014, 6am PDT
Writing for Greater Greater Washington, Matt Johnson has compiled a list of neologisms to describe the unique encounters of contemporary city living.
Greater Greater Washington
August 22, 2011, 7am PDT
The BMW Guggenheim Lab has released an online urban planning game called "Urbanology," which asks a serious of questions to determine the type of city you think is the future.
May 28, 2011, 1pm PDT
Design firm Manifesto Architecture is proposing a unique vertical bike storage system that can take advantage of underused, slim spaces like alleys. Another neat aspect: the rack is powered by a stationery bike.