Maps

April 6, 2018, 2pm PDT
The perennial debate is renewed, and potentially resolved: Which city's metro system has the best transit map?
Greater Greater Washington
February 27, 2018, 8am PST
The city of Nashville launched the NashView interactive data map earlier this month.
Smart Cities Dive
February 26, 2018, 12pm PST
The GOP tax reform bill enabled a potentially powerful new funding mechanism for struggling communities.
Data-Smart City Solutions
February 9, 2018, 7am PST
The expansion of the built environment proceeds with little regard for the loss of biodiversity, and the planning field isn't doing enough to help.
ASLA The Dirt
February 7, 2018, 6am PST
Here's a helpful tool for understanding economic growth.
Brookings Institution
January 25, 2018, 8am PST
A colorful data visualization tool maps information about which cities have the most protections for LGBTQ people in place. The tool is intended as a resource for LGBTQ travelers.
Fast Co. Design
January 20, 2018, 1pm PST
A new interactive maps brings a visual reality to the scale of displacement effected by urban renewal of the 1950s and 1960s.
Chicago Magazine
January 19, 2018, 5am PST
In the days before Google Maps, when AAA TripTiks and Thomas Guides ruled the planet…
National Geographic
January 10, 2018, 12pm PST
SB 827, announced last week by California State Senator Scott Wiener, would revoke density maximums, parking minimums, and set permissive height limits along transit corridors all over the state.
Visualize Transit-Rich Housing
January 3, 2018, 9am PST
The mapping community was sad to learn this week that the Mapzen open source mapping platform would cease operation at the end of the month. Many of Mapzen's open source tools will live on, for those that now how to use them.
Mapzen
December 20, 2017, 8am PST
TransitCenter has released a new National Ridership Map.
TransitCenter
December 6, 2017, 1pm PST
An interactive map from the Urban Institute invites comparisons in the geography of debt.
Urban Institute
November 24, 2017, 1pm PST
The recent spill of 210,000 gallons of crude oil from the Keystone pipeline in South Dakota was far from an outlier.
High Country News
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