Regional Plan Association

Mapping the Inundation of New York City

A new report details the harrowing consequences of sea level rise.

Nelson and Rae, 2016

How 4 Million Commutes Shape America's 'Megaregions'

New maps use math to define the amorphous term.


Where Climate Change Will Bring Extreme Rainfall to the U.S.

By 2100, parts of the U.S. could see a 400 percent leap in extreme summer storms.

DC Historic Preservation Office

Behold This Huge Interactive Map of D.C.'s Historic Buildings

It took the city’s office of historic preservation more than 15 years to make, covers 127,000 buildings, and it’s still not quite finished.

Taylor Blake/Martin Prosperity Institute

Mapping How America's Metro Areas Voted

The geography of the 2016 election is spiky.

Paul Sakuma/AP

30 Years of Oil and Gas Pipeline Accidents, Mapped

The sheer number of incidents involving America’s fossil fuel infrastructure suggests environmental concerns should go beyond Standing Rock.

Carolyn Kaster/AP

It's Still About Class and Geography

The 2016 election reinforced America’s deepest, long-held divides.

NYC Open Data

New York's Plague of Blocked Bike Lanes

The city logged more than 200 complaints in the first week after adding a bike-lane feature to its 311 app and website.

Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

Every Tree in New York City, Mapped

With a super-detailed guide to its latest tree census, the Parks Department wants to give more citizens green thumbs.

UCLA/Raul Hinojosa Ojeda

Trump's Supporters Don't See a Lot of Immigrants

Only 2 percent of U.S. counties contain a high number of people who voted for Trump in the primary, as well as Mexican immigrants and imports.

Jonathan Rodden/Stanford Election Atlas

The Trouble With Election Maps

America needs a voting map that actually looks like America.

Jill Hubley

The Ultimate Map of New York's Non-English Languages

From the French-creole communities in Brooklyn to the Laotian enclave in the Bronx.

National Equity Atlas

This Atlas of Racial Equity Just Keeps Getting Better

Looking for neighborhood-level maps of our second Gilded Age? This is the place.

Joshua Lott/REUTERS, Institute for Women’s Policy Research

Where Women of Color Live

A new report maps the geography of American women by race and ethnicity.

Mapping Inequality Project

A Digital Window Into the Roots of Redlining

A University of Richmond project collects 150 Depression-era maps that reveal the inner workings of the era’s racist real-estate practices.


Climate Change Is Driving Lobsters Farther North

Watch how warm waters have forced the crustaceans ever-north since the 1960s.

Connect SF

San Francisco's Most-Wanted (Nonexistent) Subway Lines

The city asked people to sketch out their dream lines; here are the results.

Max Galka/Metrocosm

Envisioning U.S. Traffic as a Bloody Circulatory System

People often compare highways to arteries; Max Galka decided to make that literal.

Parsons Brinckerhoff

The Many Ways People Commute to New York

Manhattan’s hordes of workers pour in by bus, subway, train, unicycle, and helicopter.