CycleStreets’ «how to map low-traffic neighbourhoods (LTNs)» 
Three part-time positions are open with Trufi Association using OSM for public transport solutions. Applications are open until Sunday 8 August for an Administrative Coordinator, a Business Development Manager, and a Marketing and Communications Expert.
Mapio Cymru, the map team using Welsh-language placenames from OSM, announced a collaboration with the National Library of Wales to extend their coverage, including links to WikiData.
Robin Lovelace wondered about how to map low-traffic neighbourhoods (LTNs) on OSM. There was lots of advice on Twitter, and GinaroZ created a wiki page summarising mapping recommendations.
 … and CycleStreets followed up with their own detailed blog post.
Some members of the OSM Discord channel have questioned the use of source=Google on various elements mapped in Haiti in January 2010. As Mikel Maron explains, this usage was explicitly permitted during the response to the 2010 Port-au-Prince Earthquake, and is documented on the wiki.
The somewhat vexed issue of German names in Poland has been raised again on the forum. Reference was made to the German ‘Standing Committee for Geographical Names’ (StAGN), which has a list of German exonyms /, and the corresponding Polish institution (KSNG).
Trufi’s SotM presentation on their approach to mapping public transport in Nouakchott, Mauritania is now online.
Voting for man_made=video_wall, to map digital outdoor screens, is underway until Friday 6 August.
Joel Reid asked, on OSM Help, how to map a range of buildings he encountered whilst doing some remote mapping in Nigeria.
Reddit user Larken Young asked ‘Which part of a way that is split keeps the history?’. The answers only discuss how JOSM does it.
Frederik Ramm reported > in the forum how a misspelled street name in OSM led to the discovery of two websites that use OSM data without attribution. The two were admonished by FOSSGIS.
Zohaib summarised progress made on their Google Summer of Code project over the last 5–6 weeks.
Did you know …
… the flosm OSM theme maps and the site > to create your own individual map themes?
… the open source geo data search engine Geoseer? The query for ‘OpenStreetMap’ returns this record.
… there is a list of OSM-based services? This is an alphabetically ordered list of projects and websites that use OpenStreetMap data. An example is the multilingual Historic Place, which offers worldwide rendering of all historical tags within OSM and additional special maps.
Mapbox Horizon (Beta), now being distributed with the Navigation SDK V2, predictively delivers relevant roadway information to drivers, such as speed limits, incidents, congestion, or developer-defined custom datasets such as parking spot availability.
Steve Mouzon compared the similar sized areas of a freeway interchange in Atlanta with the medieval and renaissance core of the city of Florence.
For the cities of Gdańsk and Gdynia there are > new road, rail, industrial and aircraft noise maps. Click here > to go to the noise monitoring portal.
Twitter user Uputronics spotted that GPS is currently broadcasting that a zero second leap second will happen in about four months’ time. This is due to the ‘drought’ of leap seconds and it will have been 256 weeks since the last one was added on 31 December 2016. The same thing also happened in 2003.
Tomasz Larczyński, in an article for Trojmiasto.pl, described > his quest to find the true source of the river Strzyża in Gdańsk, giving us a tour of historical maps and conducting a field survey.
OSM Africa Monthly Mapathon: Map Nigeria
2021-07-02 — 2021-08-02
CARMERA Disability Independence Day Mapathon
2021-07-26 — 2021-08-06
COSCUP 2021 OpenStreetMap x Wikidata 開放內容議程軌
Ogresgala kartēšanas pasākums
Bogotá Distrito Capital
Resolver notas de Bogotá creadas en OpenStreetMap
Open Mapping Hub Asia Pacific: Bangladesh National Dialogue
City of Westminster
Missing Maps London Mapathon
Landau an der Isar
Stuttgarter Stammtisch (Online)
OSM Africa Monthly Mapathon: Map Tanzania
POI Community Meet Up
2021-08-07 — 2021-08-08
OpenStreetMap x Wikidata Taipei #31
OpenStreetMap Michigan Meetup
158. Berlin-Brandenburg OpenStreetMap Stammtisch
HOTOSM Training Webinar Series: Beginner iD
142. Treffen des OSM-Stammtisches Bonn
Lüneburger Mappertreffen (online)
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