Maps

The 'Confusing and Nonsensical Grandeur' of Dublin Transport

Aris Venetikidis has mapped out a better mass transit system. He's still waiting for the city to embrace it.

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Is Your Region Innovative, Productive, Creative, or Just Populated?

A new study gauges the relative contribution of U.S. metros to population, innovation, and economic growth.

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Is It Harmful to Release Gang Maps?

Probably not, but as a recent case in Chicago shows, it might not be too helpful either.

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Mapping the Potential for Solar Power On Every Roof

Nearly every square meter of rooftop in Cambridge, Massachusetts, has now been evaluated for its suitability to host solar panels.

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Least Surprising Stat of the Day: 80% of the U.S. Lives Within 20 Miles of a Starbucks

Unless you live near Grand Teton National Park, a Frappuccino is never far away.

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The Geography of Americans Who Work From Home

More of us than ever before are choosing to forgo formal offices. But some metro areas have seen bigger gains than others.

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The Geography of the Latino Vote

Hispanic voters could influence the presidential race in key battleground states.

Mapping New York's Hottest Jogging Routes

Using GPS technology implanted in shoes, artists envision the paths that runners love to tackle.

Hestia Project

Watch a City Aglow in Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Researchers at Arizona State University have created software that tracks carbon dioxide emissions of whole cities, down to individual buildings and roadways.

Zara Matheson

The High Inequality of U.S. Metro Areas Compared to Countries

Some American cities have rates similar to the world's poorest nations.

The Seattle Band Map Keeps Getting More Complicated

A crazy chart of the interconnectedness of Seattle musical acts since the 1960s is still being updated.

Zara Matheson

The Uneven Geography of U.S. Economic Growth

The U.S. economy is made up of hundreds of metro regions that grow and decline at different rates.

Even Tim Cook Would Not Use Apple's Maps

The CEO apologizes, suggests users bookmark Google maps.

A Dazzling Animation of London's Bicycle Commuters

Jo Wood's map of five million British bike rides looks like it came from outer space.

Map of the Day: Where Americans Use the Most Oil

3.5 percent of U.S. counties consume more than 10 percent of the nation's oil.

Zara Matheson

Where Are the Most Uninsured Americans?

It varies widely across the country.

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This Vest May Well Be the Future of Indoor Mapping

Wearable cartographic tech enables people to map the insides of buildings just by walking around.

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A Search Engine for Landscapes

Landex helps you find neighborhoods just like yours, the country over.

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Mapping Acceptance of Same-Sex Marriage

There's uneven support for it across the country, but many clusters of agreement.