Maps

This Tactile Map of Burning Man Is Awesome, No Matter Your Level of Sight

Jaded haters of the Burn, this innovative map might just change your mind.

The Raging Future of American Wildfires

The risk of major blazes could increase 600 percent by mid-century, say scientists.

Watch Poverty in School Districts Escalate Before Your Very Eyes

Since the recession, more children than ever are living in impoverished school districts.

10 Years Later, There's So Much We Don't Know About Where Katrina Survivors Ended Up

An incomplete picture of displacement and return in New Orleans, in maps.

Mapping America's Westward Population March Over 220 Years

Watch Manifest Destiny unfold from 1790 to 2010 with this interactive data viz.

Africa Could Fit China and the U.S., With Room to Spare

An interactive map underscores how mind-bogglingly vast Africa really is.

Watch the Startling Evolution of American Obesity

Animating the nation’s expanding waistline over the past three decades.

Mapping Where the Poor Are Getting Poorer in American Cities

A new series of maps tell the grim story of how concentrated poverty persists in the U.S.

Mapping How Much Arctic Ice Has Disappeared in the Last 20 Years

In one terrifying GIF.

Tracking London's Profane Irritation Over the Tube Strike

"I am paying through my arse for an Uber right now #tubestrike #tired #sotired."

Where the New York City Subway Doesn't Go

A map of “transit deserts” shows the plight of the outer boroughs.

A Comprehensive Map Archive of Everything Amsterdam

The collection covers a range of topics from the city’s historical development to the nearest public barbecue spot.

What If San Francisco Renamed Its Roads After Start-Ups?

Head straight on Dropbox Street, turn left on Aravo Solutions, and look for the Lyft Embarcadero.

Where $15 Is Only Worth $12

Local costs of living complicate the conversation around a huge increase to the federal minimum wage.

Mapping Global Air Pollution Down to the Neighborhood Level

A detailed data viz pinpoints dirty power plants, too.

A New Yorker's Delightfully Stereotypical Map of America

Pretty much nothing exists outside Manhattan.

This Map Shows What San Francisco Will Look Like After Sea Levels Rise

The San Francisco Bay threatens to flood the city, but little is being done to prepare.

White People Aren't Driving Growth in the Suburbs

The decline of white suburbia has already begun.

Mapping America's Renters

A new map provides a detailed look at the nation’s twofold housing crisis.