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.
George Hotz, the hacker-turned-founder of an open-source self-driving startup, has a different philosophy of autonomy.
A new open-source project uses British historical maps to reveal what Palestine looked like before 1948.
All of Michigan, D.C., and a large chunk of Pennsylvania are part of the area where Border Patrol has expanded search and seizure rights. Here's what it means to live or travel there.
Data from 500,000 smartphones reveals exactly where the island’s residents went after the storm, and when they came back.
Cities and towns are on the front lines of an epidemic they don’t fully understand. Their experimental solutions—from real-time maps to sewer robots—highlight how urgent the crisis has become.
Lack of affordable housing and sub-par mass transit are boosting the ranks of “super commuters” in some regions outside of pricey metros.
A new county-by-county report finds that blacks and Native Americans have the most dire health statistics in the United States.
Whether you need a free spot for two hours or a paid spot for the whole day, Coord’s color-coded map will tell you where to look.
The GOP seems to be betting that damage from a major undercount will be isolated to Democratic-leaning cities. But it’s not that simple.
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.