The open-source, citizen-driven mapmaking tool has democratized the insular world of cartography.
The New York Public Library needs a hand with its ambitious "Google Maps of yesteryears" project.
A new interactive tool rates neighborhoods on the "Child Opportunity Index"—a quality-of-life scale for young residents.
A world map made of millions of geotagged tweets show the spots where locals—and tourists—flock.
Can you guess what Tallahassee, Trenton, and Tucson all have in common?
A new project aims to give young Indians a voice in the city-development process.
In honor of the Oscars, we tried mapping where 2014's biggest movies were set and shot. What we learned surprised us.
New data from National Park Service scientists shows that "most people live in environments where night skies and soundscapes are profoundly degraded."
In the town of Hershey, the streets are named for chocolate. Watch your step near the gum factory.
Almost everywhere, actually—at least up until a certain age.
It lets you see exactly how much of the city you can reach in a given time window.
Despite economic growth in Central and Eastern Europe, the continent is still migrating to the Northwest.
An interactive map takes down D.C.'s urban legends. Expanded, it could offer a hyperlocal look at the lore of cities across the country.
In Nevada, you're likely to leave for work between midnight and 5 a.m.
Visualizing the Spanish city in bike-share maps, taxi routes, tweets, and more.
If everyone who recently migrated to cities in the region were a country unto themselves, it would be the world's sixth largest.
As America grew in the late 19th century, so did mapmaking—and Chicago was at the heart of it.
Many people in the U.S. carpool, walk, and use public transit to get to work—but most are still hacking traffic in a car, all alone.
Scientists and architects are pioneering a new cartography for blind users.
A French multimedia artist invites your web-map queries with the promise to (eventually) provide a real-world answer.