The Internet as a subway map. 
Read about it here on Slate. 

The Internet as a subway map. 

Read about it here on Slate. 

Posted 13 hours ago
maptacular:
The Most Popular Job In Every State
We made a map that shows the most over-represented job in each state, using the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ recently released May 2013 “Occupational Employment Statistics.” Each state has far more of these jobs per capita than the nation as a whole.Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/most-popular-job-by-state-map-2014-4#ixzz2xmOkzv21

maptacular:

The Most Popular Job In Every State

We made a map that shows the most over-represented job in each state, using the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ recently released May 2013 “Occupational Employment Statistics.” Each state has far more of these jobs per capita than the nation as a whole.

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/most-popular-job-by-state-map-2014-4#ixzz2xmOkzv21

Reblogged 15 hours ago from time-for-maps
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This is a static MapStory that depicts all schools in the USA as of 2009/10, as reported by the Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey conducted by the US Department of Education

- See more at: http://mapstory.org/maps/1355/#sthash.qS6l7akh.dpuf

This is a static MapStory that depicts all schools in the USA as of 2009/10, as reported by the Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey conducted by the US Department of Education

- See more at: http://mapstory.org/maps/1355/#sthash.qS6l7akh.dpuf

Posted 1 day ago
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milwaukeestat:

It’s surprising to see that Milwaukee and Madison are very similar in terms of venture capital investment on a per capital bases. And, they actually “out-perform” the Twin Cities and Chicago metros by this measure.
This map is from the Martin Prosperity Institute and Richard Florida’s recent report on venture capital investment trends. An interesting read.

milwaukeestat:

It’s surprising to see that Milwaukee and Madison are very similar in terms of venture capital investment on a per capital bases. And, they actually “out-perform” the Twin Cities and Chicago metros by this measure.

This map is from the Martin Prosperity Institute and Richard Florida’s recent report on venture capital investment trends. An interesting read.

Reblogged 1 day ago from milwaukeestat
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Learn more about the tale of two open data policies in Boston 

Learn more about the tale of two open data policies in Boston 

Posted 2 days ago
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theatlanticcities:


There are many ways to contextualize America’s growing economic and racial inequality: through the growth of new tech hubs in old industrial cities, the cost burden of inadequate transit access, or simply by comparing the lowest and highest earners in each region.
In the case of Chicago, this series of maps, which show the disappearing middle class since 1970, may be the most striking and easy-to-process yet.

-40 Years of Chicago’s Rising Inequality, in One GIF

theatlanticcities:

There are many ways to contextualize America’s growing economic and racial inequality: through the growth of new tech hubs in old industrial cities, the cost burden of inadequate transit access, or simply by comparing the lowest and highest earners in each region.

In the case of Chicago, this series of maps, which show the disappearing middle class since 1970, may be the most striking and easy-to-process yet.

-40 Years of Chicago’s Rising Inequality, in One GIF

Reblogged 2 days ago from milwaukeestat
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(via Detroit City Council Districts and Neighborhoods Map | DETROITography)

(via Detroit City Council Districts and Neighborhoods Map | DETROITography)

Posted 5 days ago from bookmarklet