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One way, the wrong way

December 23, 2009

Every single street in Boston is one-way, the wrong way. At least, that's what I've believed since I lived there - no matter where you want to go, the roads that appear to form the most direct route will inevitably carry traffic only in the opposite direction. And somehow that remains true when you try […]

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How many roads...

October 29, 2009

Ben Fry has created a stunning image consisting of the 26 million roads in the United States (click to zoom): Nothing other than asphalt (gravel, dirt...) has been drawn here, but geographic and political features emerge nonetheless. In a very real sense, the geography is a latent feature of the roads dataset, as it creates […]

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