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Mapping the Storm Clean-up

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Mapping the Storm Clean-up is a Google Maps map which shows plowed and unplowed roads in New York from the period of heavy snowfall at the end of 2010 and start of 2011.

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Product

With a map for each day the text-ins ran for, Mapping the Storm Clean-up has a collection of maps showing the state of many roads in New York City. WNYC, New York's public radio station, ran a campaign over the worst days of snow where they recorded texts sent in and laid it over a Google Map to create a map of the state of the city's roads.

History

WNYC collected data, and created maps, for three days. Tuesday 28 till Thursday 30 December.

Impact

There is a comment on the site of a woman who lengthend her holiday due to Brooklyn not being adequately plowed. [1]

External Links

WNYC.org

References

  1. Mapping Storm Clean - WNYC.org
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