FCL Overview

The Friendly Cities Lab is an active research group within the Department of Geography at Penn State, affiliated with the GeoVISTA Center. At FCL, we're dedicated to understanding how interpersonal relationships are related to urban connectivity, specifically how people travel, communicate and form connections within and betweeen cities. We were founded in 2015.

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GeoVISTA Videos

Featured Project: SensePlace3, election edition

SensePlace3 user interface

SensePlace3 allows you to search and map Tweets from and about specific places in the 2016 election cycle. Try it!