An interactive map highlights the least traveled routes in the country—and some of the most scenic.
Too often, men. And money. But a team of OpenStreetMap users is working to draw new cartographic lines, making maps that more accurately—and equitably—reflect our space.
Using a score he named after the inventor of gerrymandering, one geographer discovers a huge variation in how well congressional districts match up with commuter regions consisting of interconnected urban, suburban, and rural areas.
A new project visualizes what the science says—and doesn’t say—about the effects of firearm regulations.
This long-awaited map looks like a precise picture of connectivity in America. Many people will find it doesn’t match what’s happening in their homes.
Three types of visualizations show the stark economic disparities in U.S. cities.
A new map shows that SNAP benefits lag behind need, even as the GOP mulls different ways to cut back on food aid.
New maps show that local sanctuary policies may have actually affected how many immigrants the Trump administration was able to arrest.
When a design student launched an interactive project to map LGBTQ spaces in Montreal, it went viral. Then it went dark.
A new report maps which cities will see the biggest job losses—unless Britain acts fast.
A detailed map of U.S. wildfires since 1980 reveals the growing role of human causes.
The polyglot city boasts a crazy combination of tongues. Researchers are trying to untangle them.
These intricate, curious maps were supposed to be destroyed. The ones that remain reveal a fascinating portrait of how the U.S.S.R. monitored the world.
One chart shows which cities do best when it comes to biking, walking, or taking public transit to work.
Not everyone wants to be reminded of calories when trying to get directions.
Younger people are fleeing rural areas, migrating northward, and having fewer children. Here’s how that’s changing the region.
A new analysis puts data to the sentiment that there’s increasing inequality between cities.
A new book maps how animals navigate a world heavily altered by urban development and climate change.
The Urban Institute visualizes the havoc wreaked by the storm on first-time, minority homeowners.
The tech giant is tapping into its global army of users to make its Maps app more useful for people with disabilities.