Maps

The Average Destination of International Flights From Every Country in the World

These maps reveal a country's migratory bias, nearby tourist attractions, and its business proclivities.

A Real-Time Bike-Share Map for the Entire World

About 13,000 people were out riding shared bicycles across the globe this afternoon.

Climate Change Could Increase Areas at Risk of Flood by 45 Percent

Rising seas and increasingly severe weather could drastically increase the costs of floods in the United States.

An Instagram for Maps

Stamen reveals a radical, beautiful new tool.

A Better Way of Measuring America's Science and Tech Jobs

A new study argues that only half of our so-called STEM jobs require a college degree.

Visualizing the Stunning Growth of 8 Years of OpenStreetMap

Of course, these people know how to map their own mapping exploits.

5 Maps That Show How Divided America Really Is

Breaking down the country by income, inequality, poverty and education.

808 Cities, 2,503 Shows, and 1,007,416 Miles: The Staggering Geography of Bob Dylan's 'Never Ending Tour'

An interactive guide to all the cities and set lists over the past 25 years.

Cool New Maps Illustrate a Day of Bus Travel Across Boston, by Speed

Clocking the metric that matters most to many commuters.

Map of the Day: Pangea, With Modern-Day Borders

If today's geopolitical divisions existed when Stegosauruses roamed the earth, the world might have looked something like this.

'Staaten Eylandt' and Other Awesome Spellings on Original Maps of New Netherland

A look at early renderings of the U.S. East Coast, courtesy of the Dutch.

These Funky 3D Paper Maps Bring a City's History to Life

Artist Matthew Picton evokes specific historical events or time periods with the art, text, even paper he chooses to use.

Elon Musk's Mad Genius Idea to Reinvent Long-Distance Travel

His pie-in-the-sky underground bullet train that would zoom people across the country in hours instead of days

The Geographic Footprints of the World's Biggest Bike-Share Networks

And what it reveals about the municipality's topography and commitment to transportation alternatives.

Here's What Google Maps' Customization Might Mean in Practice

The new maps may eventually funnel us each into different experiences of the same neighborhood. Is that a bad thing?

Lewis and Clark, Meet Foursquare

History's greatest journeys, now available in KML files.

The Geography of America's Pop Music/Entertainment Complex

Pop songs, like widgets, are "manufactured" commodities, with a production system embedded in real places.

The Evolution of Moscow's Subway Maps

A collection of the city's subway maps since 1935.

The Forgotten Urban Transportation Problem We Should Be Trying to Fix

Freight is crippling metro areas, but it's rarely part of city planning.