Posts tagged bing

Fewer Trees = Income Inequality


Income Inequality as Seen from Space

I’d love to post some photos here about some of the areas in Charlottesville that might match this hypothesis, but won’t so as not to potentially violate fair housing laws.

That said, I’d be curious to know what you might find.

If you’re looking, use Bing Maps rather than Google Maps; Bing is much, much better.

Update 18 July 2012: Mashable has a long story on tree density’s relation to income.

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Bing Maps Versus Google Maps in Charlottesville

I just got off the phone (although I have Skype , too) with a client overseas who had been questioning whether the railroad near the Belvedere development was abandoned. She answered her own question when she said, “I’m looking at it now, and it appears that it’s still in use – there aren’t any weeds growing over the tracks .” I know I’m a “tech savvy Realtor” and all, but that statement still blows me away, as does the fact that Bing is winning the mapping race in Charlottesville right now. This year I have worked with a fair number of international buyers, and my tools to work with them have become better and more efficient.

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