Paul Johnson wants to propose a better way to map traffic control (stop and yield) and traffic calming devices, by using relations to overcome the “non-directional” nature of nodes.
Thilo Haug created a new wiki page for aeroway=spaceport. He is facing criticism because this tagging is not generally accepted. Frederik Ramm notes that tag discussions should take place in the tagging mailing list and not in the wiki itself.
Mattias Dalkvist proposed the tag meadow=wooded_meadow and invites comments.
Michael Tsang suggests a new tag to mark areas where public transport has no regular stops but can be asked to stop by waving.
At Oxford University, a temporary position for a “Researcher in Digital Geography” is vacant. Application deadline is June 15, 2017.
Continuing the work of the Humanitarian Mapping Unit (UHM) in the first emergency days in the city of Mocoa, the OpenStreetMap Colombia Foundation will conduct a workshop to provide information about activities in case of emergencies. The workshop (automatic translation) is aimed to assess the information and communication needs of participants in the stage of reconstruction after the event and to provide practical tools that may be useful in this respect.
Pascal Neis’s change of his extremely useful HDYC site to use OAuth, based on an OpenStreetMap account created a certain amount of surprise. Previously there had been a long discussion about “data security” on the German Forum (automatic translation) (it’s a long but worthy read) and on the mailing list Talk-de (automatic translation). The conversation on talk did move towards a useful sort of discussion about “what OSM data is all about anyway“.
SotM-FR in Avignon published their program schedule. You can still register. Most sessions however will be in French, of course.
HOT outlines its mapping efforts in the refugee establishments of Uganda and invites interested agencies to collaborate with them.
 Bruno Salerno published recently Citylines.co, which is a collaborative platform that helps rebuild transport systems in the cities of the world as well as their evolution. Citylines is free software and uses OSM maps and Mapbox GL technology.
The EuroVelo 13, also known as the Iron Curtain Trail, is a cycle path over 7500 km from the Barents Sea to the Black Sea. An official app has been released for the trail, which includes an OSM based interactive map.
Mapbox released Mapbox Studio Preview, which is a companion app to Mapbox Studio. It allows one to view any map style directly from the mobile device and help one design the right map for iOS applications.