Collapsed I-5 bridge gone from Google Maps — almost as quickly as it fell

Collapsed I-5 bridge gone from Google Maps — almost as quickly as it fell
"As soon as the local news picked up on the bridge collapse, someone used the Map Maker tool to go into Google Maps to edit it to reflect the bridge collapse," Google spokesperson Sierra Lovelace explained toNBC News. "The community that reviews the …
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29 of the world's largest bike-sharing programs in one map
The maps above show the locations of all docking stations for 29 bike-sharing programs around the world. They are drawn at the same scale and arranged by the number of docks. The data are drawn from Oliver O'Brien's interactive maps, and the …
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Those FEMA Flood Maps Aren't Going to Update Themselves
Updating FEMA's flood maps has been an ongoing project for years, but in the wake of disasters like Sandy, the tools are needed now. FEMA's flood zones determine insurance rates and building codes–if insurance companies are working off of maps that …
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