Humorous map of parking chair customs, by C. Briem. I find it interesting how every city in the snowy region of the country claims the parking chair as a unique symbol of that city. Worcester, MA was particularly emphatic about the distinctive Worcester-ness of parking chairs when I lived there.
Detail from interactive map of public GPS tracks uploaded to OpenStreetMap. It’s quite conspicuous which neighborhoods have been visited by the kind of people who upload data to OpenStreetMap — there’s great coverage of Downtown, Oakland, Squirrel Hill, and Bloomfield — but next to nothing in the Hill District and the Northside.
Detail from interactive map of public radio broadcast areas. WYEP, WESA, and WQED form a nice set of concentric circles around Pittsburgh.
Detail from interactive map of deforestation. Green represents existing forests, red is ares that were deforested between 2000 and 2012.
Detail from interactive map of housing affordability, combining housing cost and transportation cost. It’s expensive to live in Squirrel Hill, Fox Chapel, and Downtown — as well as Allegheny Cemetery.
Results of Tuesday’s city council election in District 7. Deb Gross Got strong support in Highland Park, the Strip, and Bloomfield, but not so much in Lawrenceville.
Detail from interactive “synthetic” map that infers the characteristics of individual households from aggregate American Community Survey data.