With the new Hi app, users can submit stories or pictures of any spot.
It's a pretty impressive snapshot of the transportation networks of large stretches of the globe.
Public transit nerds, prepare to geek out.
A 141 square-mile island vanished from Google Maps, and the company has yet to restore it. What do glitches mean for little-known places?
Just not always for the better: "I've deliberately designed maps that are deliberately horrible to look at, and succeeded."
Even around 1918, the public-transit system in New York was fairly robust.
Smallpox maliciously released in London would spread to several countries before governments could intervene, a new model predicts.
A vast new national study showing how income mobility dramatically varies by city.
In this unusual visualization, America's steady user rise is shown as a sea of swollen red discoids.
A new Department of Energy mapping tool reveals that climate change has already contributed to blackouts and raised utility bills for many Americans.
With "Midge Forecast," Scots can safely navigate their way around clouds of teensy biting flies.
OpenStreetMap and other free, online tools have allowed anyone to become a cartographer.
The Trayvon Martin case and how the definition of justice differs across America.
Telling encoded stories of politics, natural disasters and social movements.
Why the federal poverty line really doesn't reflect a family's needs.
Metros across the world don't speak the same language. But maps can.
Thanks to Yelp reviews.
Where people Tweet in San Francisco, New York City, and Istanbul.
And what this says about the geography of the web.