Maps

Which American Cities Won the Most Medals?

When it comes to the Games, the West Coast dominates.

Google's Growing Web of Street Traffic Surveillance

The phone in your pocket could be monitoring traffic.

Making City Biking Less Scary

Maps of traffic stress show where improvements can help build a better bicycle network.

The Geography of Work-Related Injuries

Some states see a much higher incidence of non-fatal injuries. Here's why.

The Divided Global City

Global class conflict is still playing out on a local scale.

The Geography of America's Music Scenes

Mapping musicians and the music businesses across the U.S.

Decline of the Day: Stop and Frisk Down 34 Percent in New York

With legal challenges mounting, the NYPD conducted 70,000 fewer stops last quarter.

The Geography of James Bond

Who's been to more cities, you or 007?

Mapping a City's Surnames

An amazing new tool tracks the names and nationalities that dominate parts of London.

In Search of a Cure for Zombie Neighborhoods

A new study details the rise of abandoned properties in Buffalo.

A Satellite Time-Lapse Wondermap

Watch 13 years of development and change on any point on the globe.

The Geography of Bars and Restaurants

America's best cities for eating and drinking, according to Trulia.

The Secrets Frackers Are Allowed to Keep

How much do you know about natural gas drilling? Turns out, it depends a lot on what state you live in.

The Coolest New Maps of London

From an infographic of Olympic venues to street-by-street damage inflicted by the Blitz.

The Geography of Team USA

Where America's Olympians were born and where they currently live reveals interesting clusters.

The Chicago Transit Authority Map of Economic Hardship

A station-by-station map of poverty, crowded housing and employment.

America's Leading Creative Class Counties

A county-by-county breakdown of the U.S. creative class.

America's Top Creative Class States

Creative class residents gather on the east and west coasts.

The Geography of Gun Violence

On the state level, mental illness and stress levels don't play a role. Poverty and gun control policies do.