Thursday, March 05, 2015

The Changing Contours of Chicago Crime

The Mapbox Blog has published another neat map demonstrating the capabilities of Turf.js. Chicago Crime Data with Turf is an animated heat-map of Chicago crime data since 2001.

The map provides a moving timeline of crime in Chicago over more than a decade. The graph beneath the map shows how Chicago crime during this period has declined. One neat feature of the map is that you can select a date-range on the timeline to loop through the selected time period in the map animation.

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