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Interactive Maps

December 4, 2019, 5am PST
An interactive feature reveals the origins and design choices of the New York Subway map.
The New York Times
October 11, 2019, 7am PDT
The New York Times illustrates the scope and scale of the great project still facing the United States: to decrease greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector of its economy.
The New York Times
June 7, 2019, 7am PDT
In an effort to generate a new approach to economic development and infrastructure investment, the Brookings Institution has developed a new "Economic Value Atlas."
Brookings Institution
April 24, 2019, 8am PDT
A new interactive tool called Transit Insights offers access to the local trends of transit ridership.
TransitCenter
April 18, 2019, 5am PDT
There's plenty of vacant or underutilized land to be found in Miami-Dade County, if you know where and how to look.
Miami Herald
April 10, 2019, 12pm PDT
University of California, Berkeley researchers have mapped the impact of SB 50, a bill that would allow new density around train stations and bus stops in cities all over the state of California.
Curbed Los Angeles
February 15, 2019, 1pm PST
A new study confirms the facts of environment justice that has long been common knowledge in affected communities. Now the evidence can be mapped, as well.
Union Of Concerned Scientists
February 12, 2019, 12pm PST
"Neighborhoods at Risk" offers new tools for illustrating the threats posed to communities by climate change.
Headwaters Economics
February 5, 2019, 6am PST
The latest example of the Internet's power to make deliver data and maps to the masses, produced by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.
Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University
January 30, 2019, 10am PST
An interactive map shows the surprising density of the Garden State.
NJ.com
Feature
December 19, 2018, 7am PST
Planetizen's annual list of the most useful and innovative websites by and for planners (and every person interested in planning).
James Brasuell and Chris Steins
December 7, 2018, 9am PST
The Oregonian has published a new interactive mapping feature that allows users to map demographic changes to the Census tract level through Oregon and Washington.
The Oregonian
October 24, 2018, 7am PDT
An interactive map created by National Geographic creates a detailed look at the racial makeup of the United States.
National Geographic
October 10, 2018, 9am PDT
Down to the level of individual census tracts, a team of researchers has developed national maps showing where upward mobility is probable, and where it isn't.
The New York Times
September 25, 2018, 6am PDT
The District has created thousands of affordable homes, but analysts see a need for more targeted intervention.
D.C. Financial Policy Institute
August 14, 2018, 2pm PDT
The roads in your city might conform to a grid, or they might divert around natural resources or landmarks. A new tool aims to help you visualize the "hidden logic" behind urban growth.
CityLab
August 10, 2018, 10am PDT
A new interactive map keeps residents up to date on where the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is working on new projects.
San Francisco Examiner
May 31, 2018, 10am PDT
The Metro Region Explorer allows the public new kinds of understanding about the city of New York and how it fits into the surrounding region.
Next City
May 9, 2018, 7am PDT
The Boston Planning & Development Agency released a powerful new map of the entire city—complete with layers like shadows, flood plains, and zoning districts—to the public.
The Boston Globe
March 24, 2018, 5am PDT
Who's ready for a road trip?
CityLab