Lars-Erik Wessman would like to add a functionality to their taxi driver app, that would enable taxi drivers to provide missing house numbers along with GPS locations.
Zverik created a web frontend for his revert scripts. It allows to revert a maximum of 200 objects. No way/relation membership changes are possible though. On the plus side, it does allow a 3-way merge instead of just restoring older versions, so you won’t run into any conflicts.
The OSM wiki proposal for “extended Kneipp water cure” tagging has been approved.
An analysis of tagging practices and patterns in urban areas in OpenStreetMap.
Jonathan Schleuss asked on talk-us mailing list about what we should do after the Erskine Wildfires.
Pergamino Municipality (near Buenos Aires, Argentina) contributes to OSM.
Rafael Avila Coya wants to perform an import according to the rules of OSM. First he described the import details in the OSM-wiki, then he submitted his intention to the import mailing list asking for comments.
Christian Ledermann proposed a semi-automatic import of school data from Ordnance Survey (UK).
Maning Sambale reports about the work and the tools developed for building imports in Los Angeles.
Paul Norman published the meeting minutes for the board meeting of June.
Christoph published a detailed summary of the public OSMF board meeting.
The OSMF will from now on be holding its board meetings on the 3rd Friday of each month at 6pm London time publicly on mumble.
Thomas Skowron tweets “I think I solved the financing problem of the OpenStreetMap Foundation”. For those who haven’t seen it, there have recently been a series of display-once-per-browser conference advertisements in that space (SOTM, SOTM-US and FOSSGIS).
The Schedule for State of the Map 2016 in Brussels (23.–25. September) is published. There was some criticism on Twitter (not merited according to us).
Federico Mena Quintero has published Mapería. It is intended to “produce beautiful OSM maps for printing”. Mapería is available on github.
MAPS.ME now includes navigation for bicycle riders (beta).
 Polyglot published a blog article documenting how to use the new JOSM Plugin for Public Transport, that’s being built by Darya Golovko during this year’s Google Summer of Code.
Disastermappers Heidelbergcreated a tool in Python to monitor data as it is added to the OSM database. This means mappers at mapathons get feedback on their efforts during the event, which is cool and very motivating.
Colin Marshall presented some historic transit maps in “Open Culture”.
The 3D Modeling Software Esri CityEngine 2016 now offers a simplified import of OSM data.
Gabriele Gargantini (Ilpost.it) blogs (very extensively) compellingly about the small village of Esino Lario in Lecco Province, which hosted Wikimania the most important event of Wikipedia for a few days . (automatic translation)
Google Earth and Maps get sharper satellite imagery with new update.
Fernando Quadro reported in his blog about the fact that mappers work feverishly on OSM data in Rio de Janeiro in preparation for the Olympics. (automatic translation)
The company Lichenecker presents a schematic map for the EM, that visualizes emotional tweets.
mAppiaM! will take place from 09th to 11th July in Rome along the “Via Appia”. Three groups will map Roman monuments in OSM and collect geoinformation for Wikipedia. (automatic translation)
Chris Hormann described the “new Google Landsat mosaic”.