“Knowledge is a public good and increases in value as the number of people possessing it increases.”
—John Wilbanks.
Vice president of science at Creative Commons.

How do I use this website?

Using the above map, double-click to zoom to where you live, work, or play.
Click on a neighborhood’s shape to reveal its name and the link to its dedicated page.
You can also find your neighborhood’s page via the list found in the right-hand column.
At each neighborhood’s page, you’ll find an enlarged map and links to join their mailing list. Alternatively, you might find the moderator’s email if you’d just like to relay information to the group without joining.

What do the colors signify?

Each color signifies which Partners Against Crime (PAC) district a neighborhood falls within.
Blue: PAC-1 neighborhoods.
Green: PAC-2 neighborhoods.
Yellow: PAC-3 neighborhoods.
Purple: PAC-4 neighborhoods.
Gray: PAC-5 neighborhoods.

Who created this map?

This map is a collaboration between Phil Bost and countless other Durham citizens. While I drew the maps and built this website, I rely on people like you to help me refine borders, communicate accurate information, and provide valuable feedback.
Running this website costs about $100 per year.
If you found this resource useful, please make a small donation by clicking the paypal button in the bottom-left corner!

Can I make something like this for my city?

I made this using Google Maps (free) and WordPress (free) with almost no prior experience. Contact me for advice (free).