Mapped: London's Fire Engine Callouts

This map shows the geography of fire engine callouts across London between January and September 2011. Each of the 144,000 or so lines represents a fire engine ...

Mapped: Twitter Languages in New York

Following the interest in our Twitter Tongues map for London, Ed Manley and I have teamed up with Trendsmap creator John Barratt to offer this snapshot of New Y...

Mapping the World's Biggest Airlines

The map above shows the routes flown by the top 7 airlines (by international passenger distance flown). The base map shows large urban areas and I have attempte...

Deceptive in their Beauty?

  Finding ways to effectively map population data is a big issue in spatial data¬†visualization. ¬†The standard practice uses choropleth maps that simply col...

London Cycle Hire and Pollution

As a cyclist in London you can do your best to avoid left turning buses and dozy pedestrians. One thing you can’t really avoid though is pollution (althou...