Tag: mapnik

by Bonnie Bogle

The Department of Education (ED) recently launched [Maps.ed.gov/Broadband](http://maps.ed.gov/broadband/) an interactive map that shows schools and their proximity to broadband Internet access speeds across the country. This is an important story for ED, an agency that has a stated goal that all students and teachers have access to a sufficient infrastructure for learning — which nowadays […] more »

by Ian Cairns

On the [MapBox website](http://mapbox.com/) we describe TileMill — the project we’re working on with our 2010 Knight News Challenge grant — as [“a toolkit for rendering map tiles”](http://mapbox.com/tools/tilemill). To be more specific, it’s essentially a “glue layer.” TileMill is built on top of a cocktail of other open source mapping software projects, and its biggest […] more »