Can you identify the city from the blank street map? This is a link taken from the Guardian newspaper. The article which uses street maps from Gretchen Peterson’s City Maps: A Coloring Book for Adults invites you to guess which city you are looking at based on data from the openstreetmap. Don´t worry you… Continue reading Quiz: can you identify the city from the blank street map? We challenge you to correctly guess the 10 cities in this article.
Combining Google Maps & Environmental Data Looking at a city’s Google Maps data, in combination with other data, a new tool from Google can estimate the carbon footprint of all of its buildings–and the carbon footprint of all the car trips, bus and subway rides, and other transportation used by the people living there. This… Continue reading A promising new use for Google Maps: Calculating a city’s carbon footprint by adding environmental data.
Cheerful public art in a cycle tunnel This is an article taken from the bicycledutch website. Most cycle tunnels in the Netherlands have a work of public art on their walls. One of the reasons is that art makes the tunnels less scary. A cycle tunnel in Zaltbommel was dedicated to an artist who was… Continue reading Cheerful public art in a cycle tunnel