Inside a beautiful new collection of "maps you shouldn't trust yet cannot help but fall for."
Looking back over the history of the crowdsourced digital street map, a familiar pattern emerges.
"Everybody's an informant."
A "classic example of copy-pasting a first world solution in an emerging economy."
Two years after Fukushima, some American nuclear power plants are still having scares.
A visual reminder of where most pollution in our cities comes from.
Many low-income homes and apartment buildings are still dealing with significant damage.
Texas cities account for three of the top 10 metros, and nearly one in five SXSW acts hail from Texas.
Allan Calhamer's brilliant geographic legacy.
CityScan uses street-mapping technology and public records to find hidden violations.
"Rich blocks, poor blocks."
New Census data on commute times suggests not much has changed in the last ten years.
Courtesy of the Spanish city of Pontevedra.
Contour lines borrowed from natural terrain can tell us much about life in the city.
Projects from Vancouver to Washington to Kathmandu.
The metros and occupations where independent workers earn the most.
Redrawn maps of the world's air-transport network could change the way we track disease from city to city.
5 percent of Tweets out of the city are in a language other than English.
The city has approved a local ordinance and even drawn districts for retailers — now it waits.