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.
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.