Tunnel Vision NYC

Thema: An app turning NYC subway maps into interactive data visualizations. Beschreibung: Tunnel Vision turns any MTA subway map into an interactive exploration of NYC through data. The image of the MTA subway map is distinctive and ubiquitous throughout New York. Tunnel Vision uses the map as a platform to explore the city through data-visualization. … Weiterlesen


Thema: A mapping standard offering easy to read, easy to memorize and easy to use subway network maps. Beschreibung: The crowded central area of most cities is enlarged to make room for the multiplicity of lines and connecting stations. A standard set of symbol is applied to all maps: line colors, stations, connections, line and … Weiterlesen

Digital Matatus

Thema: Collaborative research and mapping for Nairobi’s Public Transit. Beschreibung: University of Nairobi, Columbia University’s Center for Sustainable Urban Development, MIT’s Civic Data Design Lab, and Groupshot are working toward standardizing and opening transit data for Nairobi’s Matatus — the informal and de facto city bus system — and expanding our findings, tools, and processes … Weiterlesen

Clear Streets

Thema: Snow plow tracker app. Beschreibung: Each of the city’s snow plows is outfitted with a GPS system. When a storm hits, the plows begin transmitting their location to the city in real-time. By knowing where the plows are, we’ve figured which streets have been plowed. The dark lines on the map are road segments … Weiterlesen

Train Times

Thema: Live train map for the London Underground. Beschreibung: This map shows all trains (yellow dots) on the London Underground network in approximately real time. Live departure data is fetched from the TfL API, and then it does a bit of maths and magic. Ort: London, UK Web und Text-/Bildquelle: http://traintimes.org.uk/map/tube

Spatial Collective

Thema: Spatial Collective Limited is a Nairobi-based social enterprise that uses Geographic Information Systems for community development. Beschreibung: Spatial Collective is a social enterprise that develops innovative tools to support collective action. As the name suggests, we address issues from a Spatial perspective – exploring how trends relate through space, place and time. Through data … Weiterlesen


Thema: WalkNYC is New York City’s standard for pedestrian wayfinding. Beschreibung: WalkNYC provides a clear visual language and graphic standards that can be universally understood, encourages walking and transit usage by providing quality multi-modal information, and provides consistent information across a broad range of environments in the city. The first WalkNYC signs are being installed … Weiterlesen


Thema: 3D projection mapping art on a miniature model of Tokyo at a 1:1000 scale. Beschreibung: Symphonize with the world to the ever-evolving city of Tokyo. Participants can enjoy various motifs of the city: „Futuristic City“, „Rock City“, and a traditional Japanese „Beauty of Nature“ motif by pressing the keys on a keyboard, as if … Weiterlesen


Thema: Rollstuhlgerechte Orte finden bzw. angeben Beschreibung: Wheelmap.org ist eine Karte für rollstuhlgerechte Orte. Jeder kann ganz leicht Orte finden, eintragen und verändern – wie bei Wikipedia. Ort: Deutschland Web und Text-/Bildquelle: http://wheelmap.org

My Block NYC

Thema: Erstellung einer interaktiven, geografischen und thematischen Stadtkarte durch Einwohner und Besucher. Beschreibung: MyBlockNYC.com is an interactive mapping website that captures and presents personal video accounts of the life and culture of New York City in order to create an intimate, evolving, and complete portrait of this great city. Users upload videos geographically, building the … Weiterlesen