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1.7 million buildings mapped to fight malaria

Over the past few months, nearly 3,000 contributors have traced almost 1.7 million buildings, in...

data & OpenStreetMap

3D building data for San Francisco

You’ll find now height data for 140,484 San Francisco buildings in our maps. We have...

April 14 2017
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Healthy community patterns of contribution in OpenStreetMap

The Association of American Geographers will host the second annual AAG Mapathon this week in...

news

154 printed maps for the villages of Surabaya, Indonesia

When an emergency strikes, responders need maps in every form available: on the web, mobile,...

developer tools

Testing directions with ASCII art

Classifying maneuvers is one of the most important things that our Directions API does for...

news

Scaling open maps for Jakarta flooding

To streamline disaster response to flooding in Indonesia, PetaBencana.id, a natural disaster map, uses open...

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Mapping critical resources for International Women’s Day

Every day, women and girls around the world travel great distances to access critical resources...

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Mapping picnic sites on OpenStreetMap

What better way to get a head start on grilling season than mapping your favorite...

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Grants for OpenStreetMap communities

Do you belong to or know an amazing mapping community in Southeast Asia, South Asia,...

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Eliminating malaria through mapping

Last year, Visualize No Malaria, a partnership between Zambia’s Ministry of Health, PATH, Tableau Foundation,...

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Validating and protecting OpenStreetMap

Our maps are built by contributors from around the world, sharing information on the places...

January 30 2017
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Adding POIs in OpenStreetMap: Osmic JOSM style

When you’re adding POI’s with JOSM, the default map paint style can make it hard...

January 19 2017
satellite

3 inch imagery resolution for Washington, DC

We updated our basemap in Washington, DC with aerial imagery at 3 inch (7.5 cm)...

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Scaling OpenStreetMap with Wikidata knowledge

We’re helping to bring two of the largest open data projects closer together - OpenStreetMap...

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Take the 2016 OpenStreetMap US Census!

This year the OpenStreetMap US community is conducting a census! They want to learn more...

by Jen Yu
December 14 2016
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Un nuevo mapero en OpenStreetMap, el Presidente del Perú Pedro Pablo Kuczynski

English version below. Ayer, el Presidente del Perú, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski visitó a nuestro equipo...

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Open Mapping at OGP Summit 2016

Open Government Partnership (OGP) Summit week is here, hosted by this year’s chair France. After...

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Mapping with action cams, Mapillary, and OpenStreetMap

Mapillary has made mapping with street level imagery in OpenStreetMap accessible to anyone. Simply take...

events

OpenStreetMap Geoweek in Ayacucho

English version below. El equipo de Mapbox estuvo ocupado durante la Semana de Concientización Geográfica....

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Announcing iD v2

iD v2 is now available on OpenStreetMap for editing! The web-based iD editor is designed...

November 16 2016
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Happy Geography Awareness Week!

This week we’re joining in celebrations across the globe for OpenStreetMap’s Geography Awareness Week, promoting...

November 13 2016
news

Support the OpenStreetMap movement

Our friends at the OpenStreetMap Foundation, the largest open geographic database in the world, are...

November 11 2016
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Mapping 3D building features in OpenStreetMap

We’ve been talking a lot about 3D buildings on maps lately. Mapbox Streets buildings now...

October 13 2016
satellite

New imagery for the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team

As part of our commitment to the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team, we’ve updated more than 60,000...

events

SOTM Asia Happy Hour

State of the Map Asia brings the Asian OpenStreetMap community together. Mapbox is hosting a...

events

See you at State of the Map in Brussels!

The global mapping community is converging on Brussels next week at State of the Map...

news

New maps for Ushahidi

Ushahidi has recently switched to Mapbox Streets and Satellite! Ushahidi is an influential crowdsourcing platform...

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Helping spatial planning decisions with fresh imagery

Recent imagery can not only help you add latest features on OpenStreetMap, but also verify...

events

OpenStreetMap turns 12!

OpenStreetMap, the free and editable map of the whole world is celebrating its 12th year...

August 12 2016
events

Evento Mapillary Ayacucho

English version below. La semana pasada, el equipo de Mapbox Perú organizó un evento de...

events

Taller de OpenStreetMap - WISCI 2016

English version below. El 29 de Julio, el equipo de Mapbox Perú apoyó en un...

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Join us for the WikiConference India 2016

Join us on the 6th and 7th of August for the WikiConference India 2016 taking...

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State of the Map Japan 2016 at Tokyo

The third edition of State of the Map Japan is happening on August 6th at...

mobile

Delve into data with the Mapbox iOS SDK

With feature querying in the latest release of our iOS SDK, your iOS application can...

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Fresh imagery --> more mapping

Fresh, high-resolution imagery lets mappers add more up-to-date, detailed data to OpenStreetMap. In November 2014,...

events

Kicking off State of the Map US 2016!

Only one week until this year’s State of the Map US in Seattle! We’re excited...

events

White House Mapathon today!

The second annual White House Mapathon is today! Last year was a blast, and we...

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Connecting OpenStreetMap and Wikidata

iD, OpenStreetMap’s entry-level editing tool, now supports Wikidata, the freely licensed database that powers fact...

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Launching the redesigned OpenStreetMap Mapping guides

We’ve given our OpenStreetMap Mapping guides a fresh new look and are launching the updated...

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Rio Olympics Mapathon results

The 2016 Olympics are getting closer! Last weekend, as part of the first online Mapathon...

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Expanding turn restrictions coverage in OpenStreetMap

Our team is in the process of updating and improving turn restrictions in OpenStreetMap for...

events

Peace Corps mapping for malaria prevention

Last Wednesday, the Peace Corps came by our office for an OpenStreetMap Mapathon. For two...

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Create the best map of the Olympics this weekend

Join the OpenStreetMap community in Brazil, and around the world, to create the best map...

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Turnlanes-tagging plugin for JOSM

We have added over 95,000 turn lanes in 10 U.S. cities to improve navigation data...

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See you at the Peace Corps Mapathon!

Join us and our friends from the Peace Corps next week for an OpenStreetMap Mapathon!...

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OpenStreetMap Hack Weekend at Mapbox Bengaluru

Join us on July 2nd and 3rd in Bengaluru for two full days of mapping...

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Notice attribution issues? Tell us

Have you noticed an attribution problem on a Mapbox hosted map? Let us know. OpenStreetMap...

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See you at State of the Map US in Seattle!

We are so excited to talk OpenStreetMap and share our work with everyone next month...

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Building relationships and tools for humanitarian response

Unprecedented relationships on the ground and spanning the globe, along with rapid advances in collaborative...

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Mapillary JS viewer now built into iD

With the new Mapillary JS viewer, you can walk around the world in 3D and...

June 07 2016
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Interacting with the local mapping community using OpenStreetMap Notes

We regularly use Notes on OpenStreetMap to share and solve problems on the map. With...

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Open Source powers iD for efficient editing

There are three new features that make editing OpenStreetMap with iD faster than ever. The...

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Introducing the Knife tool for JOSM

We have been mapping turn lanes in many cities in the United States to improve...

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HOT tools to keep up with the OpenStreetMap Community

The OpenStreetMap community and database are moving so fast, it is hard to track all...

May 17 2016
events

See you at the Understanding Risk Forum 2016

Join me along with Heather Leson of the Humanitarian OpenSteetMap Team and Nama Raj Budhathoki...

data & OpenStreetMap

Better OpenStreetMap data with iD's new imagery offset tool

The iD editor makes adding features to OpenStreetMap as easy as tracing on the map....

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Mapping complex features in JOSM using relations

Relations are one of the more advanced feature types to map in OpenStreetMap. Most geographic...

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OpenStreetMap iD editor in Google Summer of Code

Congratulations to Kushan Joshi on acceptance to Google Summer of Code, a program which pairs...

April 26 2016
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Bringing OpenStreetMap to Cuba / Apoyando OpenStreetMap en Cuba

Versión en español abajo. Today CubaConf opens the first ever international free software conference in...

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Techniques for fast mapping

The Mapbox data team is always exploring ways to improve our workflow for resolving OpenStreetMap...

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3 years of editing OpenStreetMap

Our data team is constantly exploring ways to improve the quality and coverage of OpenStreetMap...

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Getting started with iD for crisis mapping

The Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) is supporting mapping after the Ecuador earthquake, creating map data...

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Come talk maps! Mapbox at OpenStreetMap events

We love being a part of the OpenStreetMap community, and can’t wait to connect with...

April 15 2016
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Resolving conflicts in OpenStreetMap using JOSM

Data conflicts happen in OpenStreetMap when multiple users edit the same map feature simultaneously. Thousands...

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Developing JOSM plugins for better mapping

The Java OpenStreetMap Editor (JOSM) is our favorite editor for power mapping, and we use...

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150,000 buildings imported in Los Angeles!

Earlier this month, local mappers in Los Angeles started importing building footprints from public domain...

events

GeoHorizon 2016, Chennai

We’ll be at GeoHorizon 2016 in Chennai this weekend talking about revolutionizing the mapping industry...

events

See you at the AAG Mapathon!

Thousands of geographers are heading to San Francisco next week for the Association of American...

data & OpenStreetMap

Check your OpenStreetMap edits with the JOSM Validator

OpenStreetMap’s power editor JOSM comes with a built-in Validator that helps you ensure your changes...

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Creciendo la comunidad de OpenStreetMap en Perú

English version below. Recientemente nos reunimos con MapGive en la Universidad de Piura para mapear...

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Raising awareness for women's health in Tanzania

For International Women’s Day, the data team at Mapbox will join hands with crowd2map Tanzania...

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Photo mapping on OpenStreetMap with Mapillary

Mapillary is a great mobile app for mapping from photos. It allows you to take...

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Improving routing information using turn restrictions

Turn restrictions, like No left turn and No U turn, regulate traffic flow at intersections...

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Become a power mapper!

Now that you know how to get on the map and got started with the...

satellite

Fresh imagery for Beira, Mozambique

We just updated our imagery in Beira, Mozambique as part of our commitment to the...

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Explore your world through field mapping with OpenStreetMap

Now that you have started mapping the world on OpenStreetMap from the comfort of your...

events

Taller de mapeo en Piura, Perú

This week, Rubén and I will support the U.S. State Department MapGive program, at a...

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Your first steps with JOSM - the Java OpenStreetMap editor

OpenStreetMap’s web-based iD editor is the easiest and most convenient way to get started mapping....

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325,454 new buildings on San Francisco Peninsula

We just finished our building tracing sprint, adding 173,447 building polygons on the San Francisco...

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Get on OpenStreetMap!

Our maps are based on OpenStreetMap. This means that within minutes, you can add your...

events

Data quality + vandalism detection in OpenStreetMap

We’re developing tools like osmlint to identify and fix common geometry and metadata problems in...

February 01 2016
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Community mapping in Mongolia at the O'Reilly Design Conference

Come say hello this Friday, January 22nd at the O’Reilly Design Conference. As part of...

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Tracking conversations in OpenStreetMap

Mapbox contributes extensively to OpenStreetMap, and frequently interacts with the OpenStreetMap community through comments on...

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Linting OpenStreetMap Data

Just yesterday, over 1.5m nodes and 150k ways were added to OpenStreetMap. We are working...

January 14 2016
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A year of improving OpenStreetMap with map feedback

Have you ever noticed the “Improve this map” link at the bottom of Mapbox maps?...

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Quality assurance in the data team

The Mapbox data team works with the OpenStreetMap community daily by creating new data, improving...

December 18 2015
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Fast building tracing with JOSM

Here are a few techniques the data team uses to quickly trace buildings for OpenStreetMap....

December 17 2015
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Country extracts for OSM QA Tiles

OSM QA Tiles are now available as country extracts, updated daily! Country extracts are smaller...

December 15 2015
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Crowdsourcing flood data for Chennai

My hometown Chennai is facing one of the wettest monsoons of the century, recording close...

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Scaling vector tile analysis for the whole world with TileReduce

We’re working on new technology for answering geographic problems on a global scale. To determine...

events

Digital humanitarian workshop in Doha

I’m headed to Doha tomorrow for a series of workshops hosted by the Qatar Computing...

November 24 2015
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Mapping my hometown Jorhat

Jorhat is a small town in Upper Assam in India and is known as the...

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How complete is OpenStreetMap?

How do we measure OpenStreetMap’s data coverage? One approach is to compare it against established...

November 19 2015
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Our commitment to the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team

We are formalizing our crisis mapping participation in activations led by the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team...

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OSMGeoWeek: celebrate, learn and map!

Join thousands of mappers across the globe, celebrate geography and make maps during OSMGeoWeek, November...

November 10 2015
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Help fund the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team

Maps help save lives. Thousands of mappers across the globe create map data for emergencies,...

November 06 2015
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Mapping female versus male street names

Places and streets named after personalities are indicators of social hierarchy in a city. Often...

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Afghanistan earthquake satellite imagery

As the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team responds to yesterday’s magnitude-7.5 earthquake in Eastern Afghanistan the satellite...

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Improving sidewalks globally in OpenStreetMap

In OpenStreetMap, paths for foot traffic such as park trails and sidewalks can be modeled...

October 27 2015
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U.S. Government Commits to Open Mapping

The U.S. federal government just made a huge commitment to Open Mapping, taking the lead...

October 27 2015
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HOT Responds to Afghanistan Earthquake

Responding to yesterday’s magnitude-7.5 earthquake near the Hindu Kush region in Afghanistan, the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap...

October 27 2015
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Mapping for hurricane response in Mexico

The Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team has activated to support emergency response in coastal and inland Mexico...

October 24 2015
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Open mapping happy hour at the Open Government Partnership Summit

Join us for an Open Mapping Happy Hour at the Open Government Partnership Summit in...

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International Open Access Week at Mapbox Bengaluru

Join us at Mapbox, Bengaluru to celebrate the International Open Access Week next week along...

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The illustrated guide to getting started with OpenStreetMap

We are making our data team’s starter guide Mapping with OpenStreetMap available to anybody under...

October 13 2015
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Open mapping revolution at the Open Government Partnership Summit

OpenStreetMap and open geo data will be a major topic at the upcoming Open Government...

October 09 2015
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Quality analysis for OpenStreetMap

OSM QA Tiles are now being updated daily for the entire world on osmlab.github.io as...

September 03 2015
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New turn restrictions on Market Street

On Tuesday the Safer Market Street Restrictions went into effect in San Francisco, adding 14...

news

Open source mapping classes at the International Institute of Information Technology

This Monday we will kick off three classes on OpenStreetMap, QGIS and Mapbox tools at...

August 07 2015
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Mapping turn lanes in OpenStreetMap

Complex intersections often involve lane-specific turn restrictions. See for instance these overhead signs on Utah...

events

Spreading the map love in India: upcoming workshops

In Bengaluru, July is shaping up to be an exciting month. In a series of...

July 09 2015
developer tools

Snapping noisy GPS traces with map matching

We just launched the Map Matching API. The API allows for cleaning noisy GPS traces...

events

Mapping Uttarakhand

In Delhi next week? Join us and other OpenStreetMap enthusiasts from DataMeet and the Akvo...

news

$20,000 for OpenStreetMap Infrastructure

We’re supporting the OpenStreetMap Foundation’s £56,000 funding drive with $20,000. Together with other contributions, 90%...

June 22 2015
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Customizing topographical networks for routing with OpenStreetMap data

OpenStreetMap describes real world features with key=value tags. At the time of writing it has...

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Mapbox at International Open Data Conference this week

Tom Lee (@tjl) and I will each be speaking at International Open Data Conference 2015...

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Geomeetup tonight at Mapbox SF: geospatial disaster response

Join us tonight for May’s SF GeoMeetup, with a panel on Geospatial Disaster Response. Doors...

news

Mapping areas affected by tornadoes in Oklahoma

Photo courtesy of newsok.com Yesterday an outbreak of tornadoes throughout central United States damaged many...

events

Let's talk OpenStreetMap at the United Nations in New York

This year’s annual State of the Map US conference is shaping up to be a...

map design

Print maps for Nepal

To aid post-earthquake relief efforts in Nepal, we have created a print-friendly OpenStreetMap based map...

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Fundraiser for relief mapping in Kathmandu

We’re turning tonight’s kickoff event for the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) Summit into a fundraiser...

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OpenStreetMap rallies for Nepal

As reports came in on Saturday that Nepal was hit with the biggest earthquake since...

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Mapping Cyclone Pam's destruction with drones

Since Cyclone Pam hit the Pacific archipelago of Vanuatu on March 13 and 14, a...

events

HOT summit kick-off party

We’re opening the Mapbox garage doors and kicking off the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) summit...

April 14 2015
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Improving OpenStreetMap with probe data

We’re building a new data processing pipeline for analyzing GPS probe data streams. This infrastructure...

team

Abimael Riveros joins Mapbox!

Abimael Riveros has joined the Mapbox data team! He’ll improve OpenStreetMap based on customer feedback...

April 01 2015
developer tools

Tracking to-fix improvements to OpenStreetMap

To-fix is a micro-tasking tool that breaks large data curation tasks into smaller jobs that...

April 01 2015
events

Let's talk maps at FOSS4G Bangalore

The Centre for Infrastructure, Sustainable Transportation and Urban Planning (CiSTUP) at the Indian Institute of...

team

César Alfaro joins the team!

Say hello to César Alfaro! César is joining the Mapbox team as a data specialist...

March 30 2015
team

Eliane Joyo Joins Mapbox

Eliane Joyo Meneses is joining the Mapbox team! As part of the data team, Eliane...

March 26 2015
map design

Maps in your language using Mapbox Studio Classic and OpenStreetMap

OpenStreetMap allows any map feature to have a name for labeling points, streets and areas...

March 18 2015
events

Supporting scholars at the OpenStreetMap conference

This year we’re supporting 10 scholars to come to State of the Map US, what...

March 10 2015
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Customization and support for arbitrary feature types in iD

The OpenStreetMap iD editor provides powerful map editing in the browser with an emphasis on...

February 16 2015
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Improving OpenStreetMap with Mexico's new open data

Versión en español abajo. In November the Mexican statistical institute INEGI opened all its data...

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What OpenStreetMap can learn from HPMS, the open US highway dataset

New York City View full screen map We've downloaded and reviewed the latest Highway Performance...

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To-fix: improving OpenStreetMap through micro tasking

To-fix is a micro tasking tool we’ve been working on for improving map data. Feed...

January 20 2015
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OpenStreetMap in Japan, 2007-2014

View more cities View full screen map Ben Fry's classic map of the United States,...

January 18 2015
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COFFEEDEX: Super simple editing on OpenStreetMap

When we built iD, the default OpenStreetMap editor, we made sure we could recombine its...

December 04 2014
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Making Ayacucho the best map in Latin America

These past weeks our data team took a break from improving OpenStreetMap all around the...

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Progress mapping West Africa's Ebola outbreak

For the past six months, 1,650 Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) volunteers from more than 100...

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Predicting data curation in OpenStreetMap

Our data team is now using our cumulative statistics to predict areas that need better...

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OpenStreetMap data in Syria

The OpenStreetMap community has mapped more than 43,700 miles of road in Syria. This data...

September 10 2014
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OpenStreetMap contributions around the world

By extracting and analyzing historical OpenStreetMap data, we can see the story of contributions to...

August 29 2014
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Status San Francisco: Complete

This week, the data team finished adding buildings in San Francisco to OpenStreetMap. Since January,...

events

Come out and Map: OpenStreetMap Spring #editathon on April 26th

Come out and map on Saturday April 26th for the 2014 OpenStreetMap spring #editathon here...

April 22 2014
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500,000 km2 Satellite Imagery Update for OpenStreetMap Tracing

We are starting a massive refresh of Mapbox Satellite, partnering again with our friends at...

April 11 2014
satellite

New high resolution satellite images for Ebola outbreak region

We just processed high resolution imagery with DigitalGlobe for Mamou, a region within the center...

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Over 100,000 buildings mapped in Guinea where Ebola broke out

In the past 5 days the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team and volunteers mapped over 100,000 buildings...

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Taller OpenStreetMap y Mapbox alrededor del Foro Económico Mundial en Panama

Next week I´ll be in Panama giving a Workshop on OpenStreetMap and Mapbox. That week...

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Ebola mapping in Guinea: Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team

Ebola has broken out in West Africa. As of this morning, about 60 people have...

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GeoLadies --> OpenStreetMap

GeoLadies — this is an open invitation to join the OpenStreetMap community. Like many technology...

February 07 2014
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Updating OpenStreetMap with the latest US road data

We can now pull the most current US government index of all roads directly into...

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OpenStreetMap's Redesign Goes Live! More Focused, More Inviting, More Map

A redesign of OpenStreetMap.org has just gone live. Since we kicked off with State of...

December 02 2013
map design

Mapping a golf course

It’s fast to add a golf course to a map by tracing satellite imagery —...

data & OpenStreetMap

Drone Imagery for OpenStreetMap

Last weekend we captured 100 acres of aerial imagery at 4cm resolution. It took less...

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Typhoon Haiyan OpenStreetMap Tracing

As Typhoon Haiyan made landfall in the Philippines the OpenStreetMap community was already adding new...

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9 Years of OpenStreetMap GPS Tracks Available for Mapping

All public GPS tracks ever uploaded to OpenStreetMap are now available for tracing in the...

October 24 2013
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Desarrollando América Latina: Talleres de OpenStreetMap y MapBox el 20 de Octubre

Tune in on Sunday, October 20 for virtual workshops on OpenStreetMap and MapBox in Spanish...

October 11 2013
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New York City and OpenStreetMap Collaborating Through Open Data

Yesterday New York City opened up 200 high value data sets to the public, making...

September 24 2013
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New OpenStreetMap Editor iD Increases Participation

Great editing tools directly drive contributions to OpenStreetMap. It has been exciting to watch how...

September 21 2013
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OpenStreetMap's Contributor Community Visualized - Individual by Individual

OpenStreetMap is created every day by thousands of users logging in and improving the map....

September 17 2013
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Open Source Mapping in Ramallah

Today I’ve arrived in the city of Ramallah to connect with technologists, civic activists, and...

August 27 2013
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What's New in TIGER 2013

On Thursday, the US Census Bureau released the 2013 version of TIGER, its base map...

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User-Friendly Guided Feature Extraction: Extending the iD Editor

We want to make it easy to extract features from precise, current satellite imagery and...

August 22 2013
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A Better OpenStreetMap.org, One Step at a Time

For the past month, we’ve had our heads down on a series of incremental improvements...

August 16 2013
events

Happy Birthday OpenStreetMap!

August 9th OpenStreetMap’s 9th birthday is coming up. To celebrate, we’ll be hosting the local...

August 06 2013
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Connecting Communities: Edit OpenStreetMap Directly from Foursquare

Foursquare Superusers can now edit OpenStreetMap directly from their moderation interface. Foursquare has always benefited...

August 01 2013
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A First Look at Improving OpenStreetMap With New TIGER data

Improving OpenStreetMap with the latest TIGER data Much of the United States in OpenStreetMap is...

July 28 2013
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Mapping Millions of Dots

I’ve made a lot of maps out of dots before, but the ones we made...

July 22 2013
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Tracing Landsat 8 for OpenStreetMap

Want to help update OpenStreetMap with fresh, free Landsat 8 imagery? Here’s how to get...

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Batticaloa Progress on OpenStreetMap

OpenStreetMap mapping progress in and around Batticaloa, Sri Lanka (7°43′0″N 81°42′0″E) since May 1, 2013....

July 03 2013
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The 2013 OpenStreetMap Data Report

Today we are launching the 2013 OpenStreetMap Data Report, a beautiful and deep exploration of...

June 07 2013
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Tuning OpenStreetMap Editing: iD Editor 1.1

Just in time for State of the Map US this weekend, we’ve released a new...

June 06 2013
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Mapping the NSA's Secret Data Center on OpenStreetMap

One of the most interesting new data centers in the world is under construction right...

June 06 2013
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We're Supporting OpenStreetMap's Funding Drive for New Servers

We are supporting the OpenStreetMap Foundation’s $60,000 (£40,000) funding drive for new server infrastructure with...

June 03 2013
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See the Freshness of OpenStreetMap Data

The colors in this map of the United States indicate how recently each road has...

May 31 2013
satellite

Huge MapBox Satellite Update: Cloudless Atlas + US & EU Aerial + OpenStreetMap Minutely Updates

As Wired and FastCo just reported, we’ve pushed a huge update to MapBox Satellite today....

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24 Hours of new OpenStreetMap Users

After yesterday’s launch of iD, a new editor for OpenStreetMap.org, the number of users making...

May 08 2013
news

New Map Editor Launches on OpenStreetMap.org

Today iD, a modern in-browser map editor, launches on OpenStreetMap.org. This editor is a critical...

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2006-2013 OpenStreetMap Growth, Animated

Just a quick update to Monday’s post on Visualizing the Progress of OpenStreetMap Around the...

May 01 2013
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Visualizing the Progress of OpenStreetMap Around the World

To visualize the progress of OpenStreetMap as its contributors map their local communities and the...

April 29 2013
news

LearnOSM Launches with New Design

Today LearnOSM relaunched with a new design and simpler content management. LearnOSM is a key...

March 20 2013
data & OpenStreetMap

SITEL Road Data from Jalisco, Mexico Released for OpenStreetMap

Lea la versión en español más abajo We are excited to release the SITEL road...

map design

Designing a Minimalist OpenStreetMap Baselayer for MapBox

I am designing a new minimal OpenStreetMap base map in TileMill to use with MapBox...

January 17 2012
map design

New Carto Stylesheet on GitHub: OpenStreets

We’ve just uploaded a new Carto stylesheet to GitHub - Open Streets. The style is...

June 24 2011