If maneuvering through New York City doesn't already inspire Pac Man-like walking hallucinations, this "Vector" map by Mapzen may reinvigorate those visuals. The futuristic moving map, first spotted by CityLab, is like a mash-up of Pac Man meets truly timeless 1982 flick Tron (the sequels don't count). The map uses OpenStreetMap data to visualize the city's jutting skyscrapers and simulates a traffic flow that looks akin to, as per CityLab, "a lit-up circuit board that's crawling with radioactive ants." To see any particular city, just add its coordinates to the end of the URL, like "tronish.yaml#15/41.8918/-87.6325" for Chicago.
↑ Can you guess where this is?
· Vector Map [official]
· A Mesmerizing, Futuristic Map With Animated Traffic and Glowing Buildings [CityLab]
· Cool Map Thing archives [Curbed]