May 21st, 2012 – June 4st, 2012
A summary of all the things happening in the OpenStreetMap (OSM) world.
- Jochen Topf published a new webpage titled: OpenStreetMapData.com. You can find several datasets there, such as water- and land polygons or coastlines, which are based on OSM data. Read more in his blog post.
- During a mapping experiment for the Horn of Africa, more than 10 refugee camps with more than 600,000 people have been mapped within almost 48h.
- A blog post about “OpenStreetMap at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative Disaster Simulation“.
- An open position for the Humanitarian OSM Team (HOT) in Indonesia.
- Video of the “Shoreditch Mapping Party” process by Derick Rethans.
- Pascal Neis created an OSM-GPS-Grid-Map based on all OSM-GPS-Points and TileMill. Read more in his blog post.
- The new version of the CycleStreets webpage supports more OSM tags now (e.g. surface quality, barriers or lighting). Also, their mobile client has been judged as one of the „Best Application Designs“.
- The official webpage of Paris uses OSM data for their cycle route planer.
- You can get a free vector based cyclemap for Android-Phones here.
- openMarkers is reborn and starts with OSM now. Read more about this project.
- How can you display tweets on an OSM map? You can find an interesting solution here.
- TomTom published a blog post about Open Source Maps. Some responses by Henk Hoff and Richard Fairhurst.
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