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Using Mapbox GL JS and Geocoding API, The New York Times offers readers insights into elections, urban planning, and societal trends

Key benefits of building with Mapbox

Key Benefits of Building with Mapbox:

  • Mapbox Vector tiles and Raster tiles enable The New York Times to seamlessly create data visualizations
  • Mapbox GL JS animates complex data, providing readers an immersive, in-depth exploration experience.
  • The Mapbox Geocoding API ensures precise mapping, enhancing the credibility of data visualizations

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Election monitoring. Hurricanes. Urban planning. The New York Times maps are a canvas for society to understand the most pressing issues facing the world today.

The Graphics Desk turns massive datasets into a engaging art-like interactive of Every Building America, to live mapping elections to see shifts in voting patterns, to tracking 2,278,000 individual donations to 2020 Democratic primary candidates their team creates immersive and interactive experiences that bring stories to life.

The New York Times is at the forefront of data journalism and interactive storytelling. We’re proud to be a part of that.

A Map of Every Building in America
A Map of Every Building in America
Detailed Map of the Donors Powering the 2020 Democratic Campaigns
Detailed Map of the Donors Powering the 2020 Democratic Campaigns
An Extremely Detailed Map of the 2016 Election

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