US Megaregions: Algorithm Redefines Boundaries of Metropolitan Areas

A new geographical study of the United States reveals the functional boundaries of megapolises around the country, defining them by usage rather than arbitrary political borders. Unlike gerrymandered districts or state lines, these sprawling areas are rooted in deep data analytics versus historical accident. Historical geographer Garrett Dash Nelson teamed up with urban analyst Alasdair Rae to publish a