As America grew in the late 19th century, so did mapmaking—and Chicago was at the heart of it.
Many people in the U.S. carpool, walk, and use public transit to get to work—but most are still hacking traffic in a car, all alone.
Scientists and architects are pioneering a new cartography for blind users.
A French multimedia artist invites your web-map queries with the promise to (eventually) provide a real-world answer.
Click on your location and see how many minutes you could save by integrating buses into your journey—mapped in vivid color.
Uber may not be an ideal ride-hailing solution. But let's remember the unpredictable, shifty days of Washington's unmetered cabs.
A new analysis of weather data shows that in a few regions, it has become less common to see snow over the holidays.
A cartographic tour through the year that was.
What we can learn from where people walk, run, and ride their bicycles.
Decades of climate data pinpoint the nation's top spots for a snowy December 25.
Urgent humanitarian aid missions are slowed when cities are largely unmapped. Missing Maps aims to change that with the help of volunteer cartographers and local residents.
These monochrome renderings depict only roads.
It also helps residents of Vegas' many unincorporated communities determine whether they're covered by city services.
One man makes a knowingly futile attempt at predicting snow for decades down the line.
These three cartographers are applying advances in brain science and cognitive psychology to their work.
Sorry to say you'll discover that much of it is attributed to humans.
Where, when, and how people tweet reveals information about the socioeconomics of a region.
NASA wants to use this project to predict Earth's next dangerous space rock.
"Road Map" shows where economic benefits from roads are as high as the danger they pose to the environment.