OpenStreetMap debuts a new map editor that will close the gap between grassroots mapping and its giant industry rivals.
A playful take on serious transit data.
As digital and physical worlds move ever closer together, cities need architects expert in both buildings and information.
Thanks to the open data movement, anyone can be a cartographer. Professor Laura Kurgan on geography as a storytelling tool.
Universal mobility patterns we haven't fully understood before could soon come into view.
Every building in Chicago, mapped by zoning, size, code violations and new construction.
See how places compare based on population, household income, and GPD.
John Snow mapped out cases of cholera during an infamous 1854 outbreak in London.
The $9 million Bloomberg Philanthropies contest also awards innovations from Chicago, Houston, Philadelphia and Santa Monica.
Contour lines borrowed from natural terrain can tell us much about life in the city.
A group of entrepreneurs are working on technology that could vastly improve the universally terrible experience of airports.
Oyster-card data reveals both stark patterns in commuting behavior and land use.
The fruits of Wikimedia's new GeoData extension.
And other lessons learned from a vast new data tool from the Urban Institute.
A Handsome Atlas celebrates Uncle Sam’s data chops by reproducing three Statistical Atlases from the late 1800s.
The London Tube is adding the technology, but U.S. rail systems see it as a long way off.
Maps of data offer a precise understanding of the where we shoot different landmarks.
On-time arrivals have plummeted thanks to American Airlines' ongoing dispute with its pilots.
Turns out the White House has one of the slower download speeds in the city.