Maps

Sickweather.com

Mapping America's Illnesses, in Near Real-Time

Twitter reports of coughing, upset stomachs and, er, "man flu" all pop up on SickWeather.com's disease map.

Reuters

Where the Jobs Will Be in 2020

A critical look at the Bureau of Labor Statistics' employment projections for the rest of the decade.

Map of the Day: How People Travel Around a City

An artist and cartographer lays out 10,000 tweets to map cities' most popular routes.

Reuters

The Surprising Geography of Persistent Unemployment

The chronically jobless are not where you'd think.

Map of the Day: All the Single Ladies

The best neighborhoods for snagging a single man (or woman) in New York.

The Geography of Venture Capital

New York and Boston are trying to get a bigger slice of the VC pie. But a new report suggests they're going to have to work a lot harder.

Google

Googling the City's Edge

Lessons learned from comparing city borders on Google Maps

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The Geography of American Binge Drinking

States with more liberals, extraverts and college grads drink more

Courtesy: U.S. Conference of Mayors

Metro Job Recovery Remains a Long Way Off

A new report from the U.S. Conference of Mayors predicts when U.S. metros will return to pre-crisis job levels

Reuters

How Economic Development Helps the World's Women

Understanding the connection between women's opportunity and the world's development patterns

Reuters

The Geography of Women's Economic Opportunity

Mapping the treatment and opportunities afforded to women around the world

Map of the Day: Good News for Public Transportation

A guide to the major 2012 projects

Reuters

Why They Call Green Bay 'Titletown'

Why cities like Green Bay win an outsize number of championships

The Cities With the Most At Stake in the Payroll Tax Fight

A New Year’s payroll tax hike would hit 'working stiff' metro areas the hardest

Reuters

Which U.S. Cities Offer the Most Economic Security?

A new map of metropolitan areas highlights stark contrasts that go beyond unemployment figures

Map of the Day: The Uneven Spread of Urban Poverty

Economic segregation is still a big problem in cities like Washington, D.C.

Map of the Day: New Yorkers' Tipping Habits Revealed

Not all neighborhoods tip the same amounts for different ethnic take-out options

Courtesy Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

Imagining a City Without Its Public Transportation

The D.C. metro models how the region would change if there were no subways or buses

Map of the Day: America's Poverty Belt

The poor in the U.S. are disproportionately clustered in a handful of southern states