Maps

A Beautiful New Public Transit Map Shows How New York and New Jersey Connect

It's meant to help people get to the Super Bowl.

Now You Can Make Your Own Street View Scenes

Google opens up its mapping functionality to allow for DIY imagery.

The World's Top Facebook Check-In Locations Include 4 Disneylands

And a red-light district.

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The U.S. Cities Leading the Decline in Driving

Several may surprise you.

Congratulations, Ohio! You're the Sweariest State in the Union

Phone-call data track the distribution of courtesy (and the lack of it) over recorded conversations. We'd thought better of you, Buckeyes.

Misery, Mapped: A Thanksgiving Travel Guide

A storm is bringing flight delays and cancellations across the country over the busiest travel days of the year. Track the agony with this infographic.

OSM

Tracing the World's Most Complicated Roadways With GPS Data

How highway interchanges become beautiful color-coded open-source maps.

Associated Press

Thanksgiving Eve Nor'easter Now Looks Certain to Make Holiday Travel a Nightmare

And there's really no avoiding it.

Census Bureau

Young People in Miami and Houston Better Start Shopping for Health Care

The young, healthy and uninsured are the most coveted cohort in health care. And they're disproportionately clustered around the country.

The Alarming Spread of Prescription Drug Deaths Across the U.S.

It's no longer just Appalachia that has a problem. 

UMD/Google/et al.

The World Has Lost an Unbelievable Amount of Forest Since 1999

New high-resolution maps show that we've gobbled up green space more than twice the size of Texas.

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America's Federal Employment Belt

How the federal government shapes job markets beyond D.C. – in Honolulu, Virginia Beach, and across the Sunbelt.

Nick Fisher / Flickr

Take a Beautiful Tour of All the Public Art in the Bay Area

After learning the official records were incomplete, a citizen mapper started building a gorgeous guide to the megacity's street art.

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Where Home Values Have Plummeted the Most Since the Recession

An uneven geography of disappearing wealth.

Your State: Ready for Climate Change?

Find out with this handy new map.

Mat Kladney

A Wonderfully Simplified Map of San Francisco's Bicycle Infrastructure

The city finally has an easy-to-read bicycling map, thanks to the vision of a die-hard local cyclist.

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Where You're Most Likely to Be Arrested or Shot by the Police in San Francisco

Where it's "safe" to live if you're more worried about cops than criminals.

More Billionaires Live in Beijing Than in Los Angeles

But that may change next year.

Fletcher Foti

An Intriguingly Detailed Animation of How People Move Around a City

Watch the commuting patterns of New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles.