Research shows nearly one in five childhood asthma cases were caused by traffic-related air pollution.
MIT Media Lab’s new interactive “Atlas of Inequality” shows that “segregation is not just about where you live, but what you do.”
Mapping job openings with available employees in major U.S. cities reveals a striking spatial mismatch, according to a new Urban Institute report.
As U.S. arrest rates fall, suburban areas are getting a growing share of policing attention, according to a new data tool from the Vera Institute of Justice.
In the U.S., pedestrian fatalities have climbed 35 percent since 2008. And federal traffic safety regulators aren’t at work, thanks to the government shutdown.
Contracts for federal housing assistance are expiring, and thousands of low-income seniors and disabled renters could face eviction.
HUD and census data show how landlords nationwide shut their doors on renters receiving housing assistance. A new federal law would prohibit that.
A digital collection from Cornell University shows how subjective maps can be used to manipulate, rather than present the world as it really is.
A new tool by the Urban Institute maps the geography of car loan debt and delinquency.
Using coroners’ records from the 1300s, Cambridge researchers reveal what violence looked like in a dangerous city with little law enforcement.
Prime Minister Édouard Philippe announced the government will cancel plans to increase fuel taxes—but the energy powering the protests likely won’t disappear.
Christof Spieler’s Trains, Buses, People: An Opinionated Atlas of U.S. Transit reveals which cities’ bus and rail systems work, and which don’t.
We redesigned Brooklyn’s struggling bus network based on evidence from other cities about how to boost ridership.
A gunman killed at least 12 people in a California suburb known as one of the safest cities in the U.S.
Even at the state level, suburbs are the battlegrounds in politics this year. Take Minnesota.
This deliciously wonky interactive map is a reminder for midterm voters that, when it comes to electoral politics, “deviation from the norm is the norm.”
An interactive history of underground D.C. reveals the quirks of a city that was built by and for the federal government.
Other areas, not so much.
Some cities’ roads follow regimented grids. Others twist and turn. See it all on one chart.
Online artists are tracing transit lines onto aerial photos, offering a new way to visualize an often hidden mode of transit.