Posts tagged with 'online mapping'
Friday Fun: Overlapping Digital and Physical City Centers
Friday Fun: Overlapping Digital and Physical City Centers
German artist Aram Bartholl has installed physical versions of Google Map’s red place markers in the middle of cities around the world. The urban art installation, “Map,” is meant to question the boundaries between the physical environment, the digital world and censorship. ...
Upcoming Event: Transit Hack Day
Upcoming Event: Transit Hack Day
The Mobility Lab, a project by the Arlington County Commuter Services, is hosting the Transit Hack Day on Saturday, September 10 for developers, mappers and transit data enthusiasts in the Washington, D.C. metro area. Transit Hack Day provides a space ...
Distorted Maps Visualize Congestion and Pollution
Distorted Maps Visualize Congestion and Pollution
Xiaoji Chen, a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, created isochronic maps of Paris and Singapore that represent distance on a map proportionally to travel time. The distorted maps show that the distance between any two stops in a city ...
Upcoming Event: Open Data Meetup Lima
Upcoming Event: Open Data Meetup Lima
Escuelab, Softwin, Social Media Group and Development Seed are hosting an Open Data event in Lima, Peru Saturday, August 13, 2011. The event, “Open Data Meetup Lima,” is a day of sharing ideas, activities and workshops related to open data ...
Putting Alternative Fuel Stations on the Map
Putting Alternative Fuel Stations on the Map
Today, the U.S. Department of Energy released an interactive map displaying thousands of alternative fuel stations around the nation, as part of a complete overhaul of Energy.gov. Color-coded points represent various alternative fuel sources, including electric and hydrogen stations. In ...
Wheelchair Access Via Open Source Mapping
Wheelchair Access Via Open Source Mapping
Via the blog, SupraGeography, written by Oliver O’Brien, a researcher and software developer at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA), TheCityFix came across wheelmap.org. It’s a website (and iPhone app) built to display and aggregate information on wheelchair access in ...