March 21, 2016, 9am PDT
As Los Angeles weighs the merits of more major funding for Metro Rail projects, the current slate of new routes is already coming online. This graphic depicts median household incomes along existing and future rail lines.
Los Angeles Times
September 22, 2015, 5am PDT
A simple chart allows an easy comparison between the varieties of housing that comprise the housing stock of U.S. cities.
The Washington Post - Wonkblog
September 7, 2015, 1pm PDT
How does New York stack up compared to London, Tokyo, or even Moscow?
Business Insider
December 13, 2014, 9am PST
Do you have a need for speed? Or at least a need to know the speed limit anywhere in the world? Greater Greater Washington has just the map for you.
Greater Greater Washington
November 28, 2014, 9am PST
Part infographic and part diary, the weather radials project tracks the weather for every day in 2013.
The Washington Post - Wonkblog
May 29, 2014, 5am PDT
The New York Times has produced a pair of visualization tools to present the findings of the recent report by Detroit's Blight Removal Task Force.
New York Times
April 13, 2014, 9am PDT
"Each region is closer to a particular airport than any other," explains the creator of what's called a spherical Voronoi diagram. The diagram illustrates just how far that airport is.
The Washington Post - Wonkblog
April 9, 2014, 1pm PDT
A website called I Quant NY has produced a string of posts examining recent ridership data released by Citi Bike. The visualizations and maps produced by the site make a good case for the value of open data.
I Quant NY
April 9, 2014, 5am PDT
Movoto turned U.S. population density maps into an animated gif to show how the population has expanded over time.
Movoto Blog
January 31, 2014, 2pm PST
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.
The Washington Post
September 4, 2013, 7am PDT
Since it has struggled with aggressive transit foes over half-cent sales taxes and light rail, Charlotte, North Carolina's transit system is launching a campaign to dispel myths about transit with crisp, clear infographics.
The Atlantic Cities
August 16, 2013, 2pm PDT
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.
Bored Panda
May 23, 2013, 12pm PDT
With arresting infographics, architect Seth Goodman aims to expose the absurd parking requirements that can be found in cities across America.
December 2, 2012, 1pm PST
Data visualizations show the daily ebb and flow of public transit traffic in world's major cities.
October 21, 2012, 7am PDT
An informative, detailed, and attractive infographic from the vacation rental website HouseTrip compares the environmental credentials of London, New York, Vancouver, Copenhagen, Amsterdam, and Stockholm, across a range of categories.
Fast Company Co.Exist
July 18, 2012, 9am PDT
Kaid Benfield directs our attention to "a terrific, poster-sized graphic highlighting the benefits of public transportation" that was created by an unlikely source - a credit card comparison website.
January 6, 2012, 1pm PST
Delicious offers an engaging collection of transportation-related infographics, from the history of transportation to why freeway traffic occurs.
February 18, 2011, 11am PST
Yuri Artibise is an expert on infographics and has chosen his favorite ones on cities.
Sustainable Cities Collective
Blog post
December 17, 2010, 1pm PST

Google Labs has released another fascinating tool for researchers. Readers may already be familiar with  Google Trends which can chart and reveal trends in search patterns for the last decade. The new tool allows similar analysis of Google's impressive library of digitized books spanning centuries.

Abhijeet Chavan
April 8, 2009, 1pm PDT
The Center for Urban Pedagogy wants to make city codes understandable to the people that are impacted. With that in mind, CUP tackled New York's regulations for street vendors.
The New York Times