Reshaping New York 

From buildings to bike lanes to painting over Broadway, how the city changed in 12 years of Bloomberg

Reshaping New York

From buildings to bike lanes to painting over Broadway, how the city changed in 12 years of Bloomberg

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Places Actually Discovered by Europeans, Mapped

Places Actually Discovered by Europeans, Mapped

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PLUTO Data Tour

PLUTO Data Tour

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Pangea with political boundaries

Pangea with political boundaries

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Map of the Week: Hill Mapper San Francisco

Hill Mapper San Francisco uses the Elevation API to show how steep streets are in San Francisco.

Map of the Week: Hill Mapper San Francisco

Hill Mapper San Francisco uses the Elevation API to show how steep streets are in San Francisco.

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Abstract Maps

Abstract Maps

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Circular subway map reimagines New York as a colorful, geometric array

Circular subway map reimagines New York as a colorful, geometric array

Posted 1 year ago
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musicforbabysharks:

Overworld, A Super Mario Bros. 8-bit BART Map

musicforbabysharks:

Overworld, A Super Mario Bros. 8-bit BART Map

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A New Tool for Comparing Cities

For the last fifty years Richard Wurman – architect, graphic designer and founder of the TED Conferences – has been dedicated to creating a platform that compares .  In Wurman’s early studies, he quickly learned that comparing global  was no easy task. use very different languages to describe their assets, from planning principles to land use types to social statistics. “They don’t collect their information the same way. They don’t describe themselves with the same legend,” he tells Nate Berg of Next City.

humanscalecities:

Quantifying cities’ emotional effects 
A new Web tool could help measure subjective impressions of urban environments, which may have consequences for social behaviors.
Place Pulse

humanscalecities:

Quantifying cities’ emotional effects

A new Web tool could help measure subjective impressions of urban environments, which may have consequences for social behaviors.

Place Pulse

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