Maps

October 27, 2017, 5am PDT
A new book sheds light on maps created by cartographers in the Soviet Union that dove into remarkable detail about buildings, transportation networks, and other infrastructure in cities across the United States and around the world.
National Geographic
October 26, 2017, 7am PDT
The mobile app LaneSpotter, described as a navigation app like Waze but for cyclists, has announced eight cities as the location for a pilot launch.
St. Louis Riverfront Times
October 14, 2017, 11am PDT
The Housing Insights team of volunteer civic hackers hopes you'll use their software in other cities, too.
Greater Greater Washington
October 10, 2017, 8am PDT
You don't have to be a fan of Prince George's County to be a fan of the historical maps and geographic insight on the online Prince George's Atlas.
Greater Greater Washington
September 13, 2017, 8am PDT
Metro Map Maker allows users to add, alter, and erase pieces of the WMATA system—or redraw it from scratch.
DCist
September 8, 2017, 1pm PDT
All yesterday's hurricanes.
CityLab
September 2, 2017, 11am PDT
The variables in public transit service have never been so brightly and kinetically illustrated.
Mapzen
September 2, 2017, 9am PDT
One artist capitalized on the quirks of Seattle's street grid.
The Seattle Times
August 25, 2017, 6am PDT
Finally, we know where Internet trolls come from—no, not the basements of parents' houses.
Wired
August 23, 2017, 10am PDT
Commute data for one of the nation's premier rail transit systems, revealed.
Greater Greater Washington
July 26, 2017, 2pm PDT
Not all property data maps are created equal.
Data-Smart City Solutions
July 20, 2017, 2pm PDT
While the fame and the glory might go to the first companies that bring self-driving cars to the market, the companies that provide the detailed, constantly changing maps will make a lot of money.
PC Magazine
June 21, 2017, 6am PDT
The Innovations in Government Program at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation has announced the first winner of the "Map of the Month" contest.
Data-Smart City Solutions
June 9, 2017, 6am PDT
There are surprisingly few maps of ancient Roman roads, and many fewer maps of ancient Roman roads that resemble big-city subway maps. An intrepid student has improved upon that situation, however.
CityLab
April 3, 2017, 5am PDT
A new tool from the Department of Transportation maps all the noise created by traffic nationwide.
The Architect's Newspaper
March 2, 2017, 9am PST
In Los Angeles, Curbed has declared 2016 "the year of the skyscraper."
Curbed LA
February 24, 2017, 5am PST
Choosing cartography as a career is a natural result of a lifelong love of maps. National Geographic gathers the proof.
National Geographic
February 18, 2017, 11am PST
Ghost bikes, sad, silent tribute to those killed while riding bikes, are more controversial than seems possible. The Chicago Tribune has a map that endeavors to track their locations around the Chicago area.
Chicago Tribune
February 6, 2017, 11am PST
Google Maps and other navigation and mapping apps have done a lot to inspire and educate people to make the most of their surroundings. New changes to the Google Maps app will add new functionality for those purposes.
Google
February 3, 2017, 9am PST
Stylized maps of bike routes, similar to the example set my London transit maps. This is the best kind of mashup.
CityLab