May 20th, 2013 – June 3rd, 2013
A summary of all the things happening in the OpenStreetMap world.
- Lokku and Mapbox made large donations to the OSM Server Funding 2013. Thanks guys. You can also donate here!
- Three OSM related projects of the Google Summer of Code have been accepted: OSM: Cached API proxy, Surveying mobile application for OpenStreetMap mappers (Field Papers-like) and The creation of a stable and improved OpenTripPlanner Android client for pedestrian, cyclist, and transit routing based on OpenStreetMap and GTFS data.
- The registration for the State of the Map Baltics 2013 is open.
- Frederik created some stats about densely mapped areas in OSM (per sqkm).
- Pascal, Dennis and Alexander published a new research study titled: “Comparison of Volunteered Geographic Information Data Contributions and Community Development for Selected World Regions“. They compared OSM data for twelve areas around the world.
- Nelson Minar wrote a blog post about “American river map: a vector tile tutorial“.
- The Drone Adventures Project shows how it uses drones for mapping tasks in Haiti.
- Simon Poole added turn restriction support in the Vespucci editor.
- The Cyclestreets project published a new app for Windows Phone 8 and Blackberry 10.
- A new plugin adds a button to any Leaflet map that lets users jump to the OSM edit page. Example.
- Tom MacWright’s “CartoCSS” slides of the Foss4g 2013.