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September 3, 2019, 1pm PDT
Under the transit tab on Google Maps, users will now be able to incorporate trips that start on a bike but end on a bus, train, or other mode of transport.
The Verge
July 12, 2019, 5am PDT
Transit is getting a new look.
WHYY
May 20, 2019, 11am PDT
The Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans has launched its first public dashboards to track its operations and initiatives.
Sewage and Water Board of New Orleans
Blog post
May 17, 2019, 5am PDT
Mahbubur Meenar of Rowan University writes about a recent article he co-authored in the Journal of Planning Education and Research
JPER
May 14, 2019, 10am PDT
Humans can't always hear the sound, but there is plenty of noise in what we think of quiet corners of the United States.
FiveThirtyEight
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 11, 2019, 6am PDT
Facebook expects to release its worldwide maps of human density in the coming months—potential applications will likely be somewhere on the spectrum between humanitarian and commercial.
The Verge
March 22, 2019, 5am PDT
A Planetizen editor failed this quiz.
The Guardian
March 8, 2019, 5am PST
Have you ever flown over a city and imagined all the subway lines running beneath the surface?
Quid Corner
March 3, 2019, 9am PST
In 1970, half of the city's census tracts were middle-income. Now, only 16 percent of them remain so. Polarization between the well-off and the poor essentially splits the city in two.
WBEZ 91.5
February 9, 2019, 5am PST
Maps of planned, never built, and defunct transit systems in cities from Cleveland to Atlanta and Phoenix back to Cincinnati are for sale.
CityBeat
January 4, 2019, 9am PST
A Reddit user created a transit map of the San Francisco Bay Area that connects Taco Bell locations, which, unlike rail public transit, have reached every corner of the region.
Reddit
December 30, 2018, 5am PST
Just the maps, ma'am.
CityLab
December 28, 2018, 1pm PST
Paris has made some incredibly ambitious and highly controversial policy changes to improve the city's air quality. In the meantime, there's a new app from Valeo to determine the state of the air quality in the city.
CleanTechnica
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 15, 2018, 9am PDT
A parcel-by-parcel map of zoning changes included in the Minneapolis 2040 comprehensive plan.
Star Tribune
October 12, 2018, 2pm PDT
Using data from Microsoft, the New York Times has published an online map showing the placement of every building in the country, in a simple black and white format.
The New York Times
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