March 24th, 2014 – April 7th, 2014
A summary of all the things happening in the OpenStreetMap world.
- If you want your city, state or country to have better OSM data, you need more local mappers. Some important suggestions by Richard Weait.
- The Humanitarian OSM Team (HOT) wrote an overview article about the “2014 West Africa Ebola Outbreak Response“.
- In 29 hours 68 contributors mapped the entire city of Mamou (20,105 buildings), the center of the Ebola outbreak.
- Jorieke wrote a report about a mapping week in Lubumbashi in the south of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
- OpenAddresses has been launched: “The free and open, global address collection“.
- OSM contributor Zverik about “A year with imagery offset database“.
- Chris Fleming and “Android Apps for Mapping“.
- Andy Allan published a few screenshots from his new Lightning tile-server.
- The University of Heidelberg organized an OSM workshop for children.
- The maybe fastest OSM routing engine (OSRM) got several improvements. Read Dennis’ complete list here.
- OSM contributor sabas88 tried to map in 100 countries in 100 days.