America hit peak car ownership in 2006. The numbers have been declining since—until recently.
1880s Manhattan was a beery paradise, according to a teetotaling cartographer.
How a startup mapped 657 routes, nearly 1,500m and 5,500 miles in three weeks.
Ever been to the “Corntassel” corridor?
Sebastian Meier used vegetation and a laser cutter to show the city’s parks and ponds.
German scientists made this excruciatingly detailed simulacrum of the “global urban footprint.”
The Department of Education pick said a lot of things in her contentious Senate hearing. But she didn’t talk about how charter schools have fueled school re-segregation in urban America.
These maps break down the EU’s wealth, region by region.
What if the city’s transit stops were renamed according to their most popular hashtags? Next stop: #cronut.
The practice wasn’t limited to the South, as this new visualization of racial violence in the Jim Crow era proves.
A new open-source tool lets users compare the structure of cities around the world.
The controversial campaign of U.S. drone strikes has been intensely focused on small northern Pakistani communities near the Afghan border.
Explore the crucial milestones in the life of the now-troubled city on this interactive platform.
MIT’s Treepedia reveals where the streets are greenest, and which ones could use more work.
A visual history of an infamously troubled project.
Urban areas that straddle the U.S.-Mexico border have grown together, but in very different ways.
The Atlas of ReUrbanism begins to explore how older buildings help density and affordability, but it doesn’t go far enough.
Service workers will likely have fewer safe, affordable ways to get home after late shifts.
See how hills and mountains would cast shadows across the land on the Summer Solstice.