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CrimeScore is a new local open data API by YourMapper that gives you a detailed safety grade at your current location. Methodology CrimeScore rating uses a propriety methodology based on address-level open data crime reports, weighted for type of crime, recency, and proximity, then adjusted by neighboring CrimeScore ratings, and finally statistically standardized across a […]

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Today we launched a significant number of new features for our online maps that we think will really help you visualize the data you want to see better than ever.  Google announced many of these upgrades to their API last week, so we thought we’d quickly add them for our users. Heatmaps The first of […]

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The Your Mapper iPhone app gives you access to all of our national, state, and local data anywhere you are. We want to make it easy for you to discover your surroundings, save favorite searches, and share what you find. Features include much of what you can do browsing our website maps, plus: Location Detection […]

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Have you ever wanted to grab one of our maps and embed it in your website or blog post? Well now you can, and no account is required. Introducing our new Map Widgets. We’ve been using these widgets on our sites and our clients’ for a few months, and now it’s opened up to the […]

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We’ve gathered detailed car and motor vehicle accident reports from all 120 counties across the state of Kentucky and put them on an interactive map, a heatmap, a mobile phone version, and into our open API. Each vehicle accident report popup shows you: the type of collision the number of killed and injured people how […]

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Today Google announced that using Rich Snippets makes it easier for search engines like Google to properly classify your site, recognize and understand its content about a particular place, and make it discoverable to users based on geographic location. We’ve added these hidden RDFa snippets to all the millions of place detail pages across the […]

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Google launched their revamped App Marketplace recently and Your Mapper is one of only two companies or individuals to have mapping services listed and be a Google Maps Qualified Developer in the United States.  The other company is in Google’s home state of California, and there are 7 more internationally in Russia, Italy, Canada, the […]

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We’ve been mapping contributions to all of Kentucky’s political races for a while now, grabbing data from the Kentucky Registry of Election Finance going back to January of 2007.  Today we’d like to show how you can narrow this data down to one particular candidate or race, specifically, the race for the new mayor of […]

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NYC BigMaps for NYC BigApps

by yourmapper on December 8, 2009

We previously discussed NYC’s BigApps contest and our Your Mapper submission. Today we’d like to tell you about our second submission called NYC BigMaps. This submission is a completely new website, targeted just to the citizens of New York, NY, much like Metro Mapper is targeted to Louisville, KY. It was built in only 3 […]

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Heatmap pages are now available for every Your Mapper dataset.  This means you can see a snapsot of all a map’s data at once, showing you the density of locations, and letting you drill down to the details in that area. The heatmap shows up to 1,600 colored blocks.  Each block is clickable, and the […]

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