Parks Data Cake, part deux

Following up on my previous post, I have started to detail the how of our parks map rendering works, including a GitHub repository with all the code and data to build your own in TileStache. One of these days, we’ll port this to TileMill, but in the mean time, it works and works wonderfully.   — Addendum — Truth in advertising– the contours data were … Continue reading Parks Data Cake, part deux

Parks Data Cake

Stamen has a great blog entry on mapping for parks on their blog. It’s a teaser for a deeper dive in mapping parks, and I’m staying tuned, as their write-ups tend to be detailed, thoughtful, and complete. I thought I’d offer my own teaser– a bit of work done collaboratively with¬†GreenInfo Network. ¬†It started with their basemap– something they spent a few person-years refining from … Continue reading Parks Data Cake