Animated noise complaint maps

Real-estate portal Trulia has used CartoDB's to show monthly heat-maps of registered noise complaints in New York, Seattle & San Francisco. The maps allow you to view the geographical spread of noise complaints made by the public for each month over the course of about 5 years.

No Sleep Till Brooklyn
New York Cityis a bit trickier to interpret, as the noise complaint density seems evenly spread. Click here to see the full animated map for New York City.

Where It Sounds Like Teen Spirit in Seattle
The Capitol Hill and the University District in Seattle are quite dense in noise complaints. No huge surprise there. Click here to see the full animated map for Seattle.

Do Not Enter Sandman in These San Francisco Neighborhoods
In San Francisco, the Tenderloin is obviously a hotbed of noise complaints, as is the Upper Haight, The Mission, and North Beach. Click here to see the full animated map for San Francisco.

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