Maps

Gallup

The Real Boundaries of the Bible Belt

Perhaps its time to start referring to a 'religiosity belt,' instead.

Flickr/Ed Yourdon

Which Metros Are Recovering Fastest

The economic recovery remains uneven according to a Brookings Metro Monitor report released today.

Reuters

Where to Find a Service Job in 2020

Service jobs are projected to make up more than roughly half of all new jobs by 2020. Here's where you'll find them.

Sickweather.com

Mapping America's Illnesses, in Near Real-Time

Twitter reports of coughing, upset stomachs and, er, "man flu" all pop up on SickWeather.com's disease map.

Map of the Day: How People Travel Around a City

An artist and cartographer lays out 10,000 tweets to map cities' most popular routes.

Courtesy: Cameron Booth

Translating the American Highway System Into a Subway Map

Graphic designer Cameron Booth gives a London Tube map treatment to America's roadways

Portland, Ore., Then and Now (1890-2012)

It's easy to see the results of Oregon's urban growth boundary laws in this side-by-side map comparison

Los Angeles, Then and Now (1894-2011)

A look back at how far downtown L.A. has come since the turn of the 20th century

Library of Congress

Phoenix, Then and Now (1885 to 2011)

126 years later, Phoenix bares little resemblance to the sleepy agricultural town of the 1880s

Houston, Then and Now (1891 to 2011)

A cartographic look at Texas' largest city

ITO

Mapping Traffic Fatalities Across the Country

A new interactive map shows where drivers, bikers and pedestrians were killed 

Bostonography

The Map Geeks Behind 'Bostonography'

Enterprising cartographers explore the mappability of Boston

Globaia.org

Mapping the Age of Humans

How one organization is visualizing our impact on earth

Sarah Goodyear

Mapping the Trees of New York, One by One

The TreeKIT project aims to make it easier for residents to help care for neighborhood trees

Electronic Gaming for the Physical World

New games for mobile devices make the city their playing field

Courtesy NASA Visible Earth catalog

Defining Cities in a Metropolitan World

Eight different ways to measure and think about what makes a city