Project of the Week: Postboxes


The humble postbox. Some might argue that postboxes are less
important in a world of email, cell phones and instant messaging.
Some cities are removing postboxes that are seldom used and finding a
cost savings.…

Some would argue that the decline of the postbox means that a postbox
is beneath the notice of a modern, on-line, Web 2.0, open data

And others argue that the decline of the postbox is exactly why
OpenStreetMap contributors care about postboxes; those looking for a
postbox must look further afield to find one.

Learn how to add postboxes and other things that interest you in the
Project of the Week.

Gregory Marler is an OpenStreetMap contributor who cares about
postboxes and he has provided us with this Project of the Week.
Gregory tells us about finding his OpenStreetMap obsession with
OpenStreetMap and postboxes on his blog.

This is your Project of the Week. Make suggestions. Inspire other
mappers. What is it about contributing to OpenStreetMap that
interests you? Postboxes? Bowing alleys? Share your OpenStreetMap
obession by contributing a Project of the Week.

Other Projects of the Week / Humanitarian Mapping
Humanitarian emergencies continue. If you can provide some additional
remote mapping time please consider helping.

Postbox photo by Frankie Roberto.

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