Putting Nottingham on the Map Jerry Clough [email_address] sk53-osm.blogspot.com www.openstreetmap.org/user/SK53
OpenStreetMap www.openstreetmap.org
Wikipedia of Maps
Mass Collaboration 480,000 Users  Oct '11
One Data Source Many Applications OpenStreetMap tile server Raw Data! Many websites & mobile apps
Vector to Raster Rendering
Cycling Applications UK <ul><li>Cyclestreets  (http://www.cyclestreets.net/) </li><ul><li>On-line journey planner
Smartphone routing </li></ul><li>OpenCycleMap  (http://www.opencyclemap.org/) </li><ul><li>Online 'slippy' map
Garmin GPS </li></ul><li>Open MapQuest  (http://open.mapquest.co.uk/) </li><ul><li>On-line journey planner </li></ul><li>P...
Other uses are Legion
OSM in Nottingham <ul><li>Around 85-90% road complete
Much more up-to-date than other maps </li><ul><li>Turning Point, A46 widening </li></ul><li>Lots more detail than other maps
S&W intensively mapped, N&E less so
Most recent mapping done by 3 people </li><ul><li>20+ significant contributors in all </li></ul><li>Cycle infrastructure v...
Can be very detailed
Where have mappers been?
When was a place mapped?
Who mapped it?
Things to Map
Inconsistent in Detail Daybrook Arnold
Personal mapping list <ul><li>General </li><ul><li>Streets, names, route information
Things found on OS maps </li></ul><li>Footpaths, ProW, Crossings
Nature Reserves
Oddments </li><ul><li>Postboxes, Phone Boxes, Trees </li></ul><li>Points of Interest (POI) </li><ul><li>Pubs, Restaurants ...
Banks, Pharmacies, Post Offices </li></ul></ul>
What to Map  <ul><li>Map what interests YOU
Map that which is useful to YOU
Map for fun or interest </li><ul><li>Find out how little/much you know about the local area
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Putting Nottingham on the Map

  1. 1. Putting Nottingham on the Map Jerry Clough [email_address] sk53-osm.blogspot.com www.openstreetmap.org/user/SK53
  2. 2. OpenStreetMap www.openstreetmap.org
  3. 3. Wikipedia of Maps
  4. 4. Mass Collaboration 480,000 Users Oct '11
  5. 5. One Data Source Many Applications OpenStreetMap tile server Raw Data! Many websites & mobile apps
  6. 6. Vector to Raster Rendering
  7. 7. Cycling Applications UK <ul><li>Cyclestreets (http://www.cyclestreets.net/) </li><ul><li>On-line journey planner
  8. 8. Smartphone routing </li></ul><li>OpenCycleMap (http://www.opencyclemap.org/) </li><ul><li>Online 'slippy' map
  9. 9. Garmin GPS </li></ul><li>Open MapQuest (http://open.mapquest.co.uk/) </li><ul><li>On-line journey planner </li></ul><li>Printed Maps (e.g. Wisbech) </li></ul>
  10. 10. Other uses are Legion
  11. 11. OSM in Nottingham <ul><li>Around 85-90% road complete
  12. 12. Much more up-to-date than other maps </li><ul><li>Turning Point, A46 widening </li></ul><li>Lots more detail than other maps
  13. 13. S&W intensively mapped, N&E less so
  14. 14. Most recent mapping done by 3 people </li><ul><li>20+ significant contributors in all </li></ul><li>Cycle infrastructure very much better mapped in S & W </li></ul>
  15. 15. Can be very detailed
  16. 16. Where have mappers been?
  17. 17. When was a place mapped?
  18. 18. Who mapped it?
  19. 19. Things to Map
  20. 20. Inconsistent in Detail Daybrook Arnold
  21. 21. Personal mapping list <ul><li>General </li><ul><li>Streets, names, route information
  22. 22. Things found on OS maps </li></ul><li>Footpaths, ProW, Crossings
  23. 23. Nature Reserves
  24. 24. Oddments </li><ul><li>Postboxes, Phone Boxes, Trees </li></ul><li>Points of Interest (POI) </li><ul><li>Pubs, Restaurants (not Fast Food)
  25. 25. Banks, Pharmacies, Post Offices </li></ul></ul>
  26. 26. What to Map <ul><li>Map what interests YOU
  27. 27. Map that which is useful to YOU
  28. 28. Map for fun or interest </li><ul><li>Find out how little/much you know about the local area
  29. 29. Discover new places </li></ul><li>Things missing from other maps
  30. 30. Map for others (recipriocity) </li></ul>
  31. 31. What to Map Cycle Infrastructure <ul><li>Poorly mapped elsewhere
  32. 32. Hugely useful for cyclists </li><ul><li>Routing
  33. 33. Cycle parking
  34. 34. Problem reporting </li></ul><li>Relatively discrete activity
  35. 35. Decent consensus </li></ul>
  36. 36. What to Map Cycle Lanes, Tracks and Paths
  37. 37. What to Map Cycle Lanes, Tracks and Paths
  38. 38. What to Map Junctions & Signage
  39. 39. What to Map Cycle Parking
  40. 40. What to Map Obstacles
  41. 41. Where to Map <ul><li>Close to home
  42. 42. Close to work
  43. 43. Favourite leisure locations </li><ul><li>Cycle rides
  44. 44. Footpaths </li></ul><li>Holiday locations
  45. 45. Unmapped places </li><ul><li>Mapping as leisure activity
  46. 46. Exploration </li></ul></ul>
  47. 47. Contributing <ul><li>Feedback </li><ul><li>Cyclestreets
  48. 48. OpenStreetBugs & Skobbler (MapDust)
  49. 49. Walking Papers </li></ul><li>Passive contribution </li><ul><li>GPS tracks
  50. 50. Photos with CC rights (like Geograph) </li></ul><li>Active </li><ul><li>Editing
  51. 51. Other … Workshops etc. </li></ul></ul>
  52. 52. Gathering Data <ul><li>Personal Observation
  53. 53. Aerial Photography </li><ul><li>Bing </li></ul><li>Ordnance Survey </li><ul><li>Open Data
  54. 54. Old OS Maps </li></ul><li>Photographs </li><ul><li>Best if geotagged (but not from Google Earth) </li></ul><li>GPS Traces </li></ul>
  55. 55. Editing
  56. 56. What next? for OSM <ul><li>More mappers
  57. 57. More QA
  58. 58. More feedback
  59. 59. More resilience
  60. 60. Better awareness </li></ul>for Pedals <ul><li>Better Cycle Apps
  61. 61. Cycle Maps
  62. 62. Tools ? </li></ul>

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