May 28th | Open Aerial Imagery

The OpenAerialMap has been reborn. Between November 2007 and December 2008 OpenAerialMap provided a collection of open-sourced aerial imagery. Unfortunately some problems with hosting and licensing caused the first iteration […]

May 28th | Interactive Strip Maps

Strip maps are very useful when you want to provide a navigation aide from one specific location to another. These maps, which represent a linear route and leave out geographical […]

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Reinventing the Map

The 2015 European Games is being held in Baku, Azerbaijan, from 12 to 28 June 2015. This will be the inaugural event of the new European Games, an international mini-Olympics […]

The Great San Francisco Earthquake Map

Esri has published an interesting Medium blog post exploring some of the best history maps created using their mapping platform. We’ve featured some of the maps in Seven Maps That […]

Ten Years of the Google Maps API

It has been nearly ten years since the launch of the Google Maps API. That’s right – the Maps API is almost as old as Maps Mania. To celebrate the […]

New Jersey’s Real-Time Buses & Trains

Last week Maps Mania featured a round-up of live, real-time New York transit maps. If you live in New Jersey you have no reason to feel neglected as you can […]

Fractal Mapping

MandelbrotGL is a Leaflet based map of infinite Mandelbrot set pattern. The map uses WebGL to render the Mandelbrot set on the fly in the browser. Therefore the map has […]

It Took 30 Years to Draw This Map

In 1963 Jerry Gretzinger began drawing a map of an imaginary city. Now, 52 years later, you can explore Jerry’s city on an interactive Leaflet powered map. Using Jerry’s Map […]

New York Safety Maps

In 2014 New York lowered the speed limit for cars to 25 mph. Walk Safe NYC has examined the number of pedestrian accidents for Jan to March for this year […]

Pursuing transformative technology with the Google Impact Challenge: Disabilities

When Laura Palmaro was 10 years old, she woke one morning to find that the central vision in her left eye had all but disappeared. She was not ill and […]