Maps

AP

Louisiana's Coastline Is Disappearing Too Quickly for Mappers to Keep Up

The challenges of surveying an intricate land mass that's losing 16 square miles a year.

Shutterstock

Where It's Hardest for the Poor to Make Their Rent

In many places, there aren't enough affordable housing options to go around.

Olga Khazan

What Brings Americans to the ER?

Each region of the U.S. has the same four most common complaints, just in a different order.

Open Technology Institute

The Most Revealing Broadband Adoption Maps We've Ever Seen

In the era of Google Fiber, there's more reason than ever to confront America's digital divide.

Mapping New York's Traffic Crashes

Twenty-three percent of the city's 2013 car-related fatalities occurred in just 5 percent of its neighborhoods.

Oxford Internet Institute

There Are More Wikipedia Articles About This One Small Part of the World Than the Rest of It Combined

The uneven geography of digital information.

Zara Matheson

Where the Good and Bad Jobs Will Be, 10 Years From Now

The places creative, service, and working class jobs will grow the most by 2022.

NCDC / NOAA

Believe It or Not, January Was Full of Big, Warm Climate Anomalies

Here's a primer to last month's significant floods, droughts, and overall hotter-than-average temperatures.

Brookings

Why Income Inequality Is So Much Worse in Atlanta Than Omaha

A common problem with differing causes.

Reuters

A Map of the World's Most Dangerous Countries for Drivers

A new study from the University of Michigan maps global fatalities from car accidents.

DDOT

Cities, Mapped by Their Snow Routes

Street grids of necessity.

Mappable.info

3 Depressing GIFs That Illustrate Who's Failed by Public Transit

This is what a subway map looks like when you remove every stop that isn't wheelchair accessible.

National Coalition for the Homeless

How Cold Does It Have to Be Before Cities Are Required to Shelter the Homeless? Depends on Where You Are

A survey of varying mandates.

Census Bureau

A Detailed Map of the Net Migration Flows for Every U.S. County

People are leaving Minneapolis for Florida, Detroit for the suburbs, and Washington for New York.

Kelly Norton

The American Cities With the Most 'Pleasant' Weather

They're all in California, according to this NOAA-informed map.

digitalmatatus/Civic Data Design Lab MIT

This Is What Informal Transit Looks Like When You Actually Map It

An experiment from Nairobi with implications for the urbanizing world.

2 Maps That Show Where Obamacare Is and Isn't Working, and Why

The single greatest predictor for where the healthcare law's exchanges are successful? Which party controls the state government.

Associated Press

How Much Snow It Typically Takes to Cancel School in the U.S.

The geography of the snow day, courtesy of Reddit user atrubetskoy.

Chris Walker

The Google Bus Didn't Cause San Francisco to Become Super Expensive, But It May Be Accelerating the Process

A visual study.