NYC Ratopia Restaurant Map

Raptopia

 

 

You might not want to eat out again after seeing this map. The latest map we’re featuring show New York City’s restaurants and their respective citations for rodent appearances. Steven Melendez took restaurant inspection data from the Health Department  since Jan. 1, 2013 and counted the total number of inspected restaurants and number of restaurants that received citations for “evidence of mice or live mice” or “evidence of rats or live rats” in that time period for each zip code.

 

Read the full article and check out the map here.

 

Juhi Mawla, Intern, gis@vertices.com

Rat Information Portal

Rat Information Portal

New Yorkers, not sure if there is a rodent problem in your building? Check out the Rat Information Portal (aptly abbreviated to RIP) created by NYC’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Rats rarely exist on a single property. Getting rid of them requires a community effort.

RIP is a web-based mapping application where users can view rat inspection data. Findings from the Health Department’s inspections are searchable by address, or by borough, block and lot (BBL). You can use the map tools to find information about properties on the map.

Read the full article here and check out the map.

Juhi Mawla, Intern, gis@vertices.com