infographics

December 2, 2012, 1pm PST
Data visualizations show the daily ebb and flow of public transit traffic in world's major cities.
Wired
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.
Switchboard
January 6, 2012, 1pm PST
Delicious offers an engaging collection of transportation-related infographics, from the history of transportation to why freeway traffic occurs.
Delicious
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
February 23, 2009, 7am PST
This info-graphic from <em>Good</em> compares subways an rapid transit rail systems from around the world, by track miles and ridership.
Good
Blog post
October 23, 2008, 11am PDT

Is it possible to condense two weeks of soaring rhetoric by politicians into a single graphic? Let's find out.

In my last post I covered free online tools for creating information graphics.  Here is a look at another free online tool that can be used to easily create sophisticated visualizations and information graphics.

Abhijeet Chavan
Blog post
August 20, 2008, 1am PDT

An introduction to free tools for creating interactive information graphics.

As professionals shaping the built and natural environment, we have to process and communicate complicated concepts and data to peers and the public. We often use visuals such as maps, charts, graphs, and diagrams to illustrate a concept or explore data.  Such visual representations are called information graphics or infographics.

Abhijeet Chavan
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