Tag Archives: automobiles

U.S. Aviation and Highway Noise Map

31 Aug

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Pretty fascinating map of a different kind of pollution: noise. This shows the relative decibels surrounding airports and highways. Yellow to red to blue gets louder and louder.

See the whole map of the entire United States here.

Basically, only Maine looks cool.


Fatal traffic crashes involving speed in the United States, 2010-2015

10 Dec


Speed Kills, dawg.

The map is pretty self-explanitory.

Click to see it on the National Coalition for Safer Roads site

The 10 Cities with the most speed-related fatal crashes

  1. Los Angeles
  2. New York
  3. Houston
  4. Chicago
  5. San Antonio
  6. Dallas
  7. Phoenix
  8. Fort Worth
  9. Detroit
  10. Kansas City

Zero Car Households, 2005-2009

2 Dec

Zero Car Households

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Zero Car Households taken from the Reconnecting America website. Data from the US Census’ American Community Survey, so it’s actually the percentage of workers who have no access to a car.

Downtown real estate dedicated to parking, Detroit vs Pittsburgh

8 Oct


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Left Side: Orange is parking garages, red is surface lots.  Right Side: Garages in Red and Blue, Surface lots in grey.

Fascinating blog post over at streetsblog.org, showing the difference in the amount of space dedicated to parking in downtown Detroit vs Downtown Pittsburgh, and then making some leaps to understand our transportation mode share.

Worth checking out


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