Maps

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.

Where Are the Most Uninsured Americans?

It varies widely across the country.

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.

A Search Engine for Landscapes

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

Mapping Acceptance of Same-Sex Marriage

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

The Changing Geography of Metropolitan Poverty

Despite economic gains, America's largest metros are seeing spikes in inequality.

A Grim Map of Disappeared Mexican Journalists

Drug wars and cartels have been blamed for the disappearance of at least 13 journalists since 2003.

The Geography of the 47%

The states with the highest share of tax non-payers may actually contain the very conservative votes that Romney needs.

The Real Birthplace of Occupy Wall Street

The physical and digital combined into an "open-source hypercity urbanism."

Inside the Secret Program to Build the World's Best Maps

Google's Ground Truth wants to create the most accurate maps in the world. Here's what that means for the future of everything.

A Depressingly Crowded Map of Conflicts in Africa

A lot has happened in just a few years.

What to Consider in Deciding Whether to Rent or Buy

Updated data from metros across the United States.

The Legal Activities Banned in London

More than 400 zones in Britain's dominant city have extra rules. Disobeying them can get you a ticket.

Mapping L.A.'s Endangered Pot Shops

Facing a citywide ban, dispensaries prove to be far less plentiful than feared.

The Geography of Business Density

The most and least dense U.S. metros for business enterprise.

The Next Major Real Estate Cycle: Walkable Urbanism?

How shifting demand could pull real estate developers (in cities and the suburbs) in a new direction over the next generation.

Maps of London, Minus London

There's a lot to see when you take away the street grid.

America's Best Places for a Raise

Where you live can determine how much more you'll be making next year.

Mapmaker, Artist, or Programmer?

Self-described "map geek" Eric Fischer uses urban data to make some of the web's most intriguing spatial images.