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The Frequency of the New York Subway

Category: Google Maps | Apr 5, 2016

New York City Transit Frequency is an interesting mapped visualization of the frequency of subway trains and buses on the New York transit system. Using the map you can see where in New York the subway trains and buses run most frequently (and less frequently) for weekdays and for Saturdays.

The map allows you to view four data layers which show the frequency of buses on Fridays & Saturdays,

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/Uh9xRsKstpk/the-frequency-of-new-york-subway.html

Mapping Religious Conflict

Category: Google Maps | Apr 5, 2016

The Eshhad organization collects information on religious persecution and sectarian attacks in Egypt. The Eshhad Map visualizes and provides access to information about these attacks on an interactive map of Egypt.
The map includes information about the location, the victims and the responses to each attack.

It is possible to filter the sectarian attacks shown on the map by incident type,

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/gsi-TfYqvf0/mapping-religious-conflict.html

The Great Tokyo Air Raid Map

Category: Google Maps | Apr 4, 2016

Seventy one years ago, in March 1945, over 300 U.S. B-29 bombers dropped around 1,700 tons of incendiary bombs on Tokyo. The raid killed more than 100,000 Japanese men, women and children and left over a million people homeless. The NHK Japan Broadcasting Corporation have marked the 71st anniversary of the Great Tokyo Air Raid with a new interactive map.

The Great Tokyo Air Raid Map includes

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/Fr_maUYh6_4/the-great-tokyo-air-raid-map.html

The Worldwide Noise Pollution Map

Category: Google Maps | Apr 4, 2016

The OSM Global Noise Pollution Map uses OpenStreetMap data to map the levels of noise pollution across the world. At the heart of the OSM Global Noise Pollution Map is the very clever but simple idea of assigning noise pollution levels based on OpenStreetMap tags.

Map features in OpenStreetMap are assigned a tag to describe what has been mapped. These tags can also be assigned a value. For

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/Nr7KjQd1uJE/the-worldwide-noise-pollution-map.html

Mapping the Hipster Hotspot Apocalypse

Category: Google Maps | Apr 4, 2016

On April Fools Day Trulia released a handy interactive map called Hipsters Apocalypse. To create this heatmap of Hipster hangouts Trulia has used all their local knowledge to show where all the overpriced barbershops, dive bars and food trucks are concentrated.

The Trulia Blog has embedded ten maps of U.S. cities where they say Hipsters are most abundant. However the map seems to work in most

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/7LoC9WSgVlE/mapping-hipster-hotspot-apocalypse.html

Mapping the Most & Least Deprived

Category: Google Maps | Apr 4, 2016

The Index of Multiple Deprivation is the official measure of relative deprivation in England. The index ranks every area in England from the most to least deprived. Over the years the indices have proved a popular data-set to map as a mapped visualization is a logical way to allow users to quickly explore relative deprivation in England by geographical area.

Alasdair Rae of Sheffield

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/oQ77SissKMA/mapping-most-least-deprived.html

Mapping the Monuments of Rome

Category: Google Maps | Apr 4, 2016

When in Rome do as the Romans do and use Milestone Rome to find all the nearby monuments and points of interest.

One of the fantastic things about Rome is that wherever you are in the city you are never more than a few meters away from some amazing site of historical importance. Using the Milestone Rome map you can quickly discover the nearest historical sites to your current location.

The

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/080oMGxWvxI/mapping-monuments-of-rome.html

Mapping the Murrumbidgee River

Category: Google Maps | Apr 3, 2016

The Murrumbidgee River is the second longest river in Australia. In fact it’s long enough to deserve its own art exhibition. ‘Drifter’ was an installation created by Mitchell Whitelaw for the Wagga Wagga Art Gallery. The exhibition is now over but you can view an interactive version of the ‘Drifter’ map online.

Drifter presents a mapped view of the Murrumbidgee river system overlaid with

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/ccExZ3xwJho/mapping-murrumbidgee-river.html

The Transit Maps of the Week

Category: Google Maps | Apr 3, 2016

This week saw the release of some interesting mapped visualizations of transit data. For example, Travel By Rail is a a great interactive map and data visualization of intercity rail journeys in Ukraine.

The map allows you to explore the number of outgoing and incoming intercity train journeys for towns and cities across the Ukraine (2014-2015) and provides a number of tools which allow you to

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/nQH9nrxdr_Q/the-transit-maps-of-week.html

Showing City Improvements with Street View

Category: Google Maps | Apr 2, 2016

Brazilian design collective URB-I have struck upon a brilliant use for the historical  Street View imagery available in Google Maps. They are using before and after shots from Street View to showcase improvements in street design made by city planners around the world.

URB-I’s Before and After includes examples of places across the globe where public spaces have been transformed from

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/RleeDJRyTkI/showing-city-improvements-with-street.html