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Welcome to the home of Mapbox's mapping activities on OpenStreetMap. Our data team updates OpenStreetMap based on quality analysis and customer feedback. Our principle is work in the open. You are welcome to join one of our open mapping projects over on the issue queue or use our documentation of best practices in this Wiki.

Getting started guides

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The Mapbox team's guides to getting started with OpenStreetMap:

If you're interested in learning OpenStreetMap, also take a look at LearnOSM, the OpenStreetMap Wiki's Beginner Guide and Map Features documentation.

Mapping projects

The Mapbox data team leads and participates in initiatives to improve OpenStreetMap data. All ongoing projects are coordinated and documented on the issue queue of this repository.

We are always interested in how we can make our work better and collaborate with everyone else around this amazing project. If you have suggestions or questions, open an issue for us or send us a message directly.

Completed

Here is an overview of the most important finalized mapping initiatives:

Global
  • Japan Road Alignment: Dec 15 - Ticket, OSM Diary
  • Add missing trail data detected with RunKeeper traces: Aug 15 - Blog
  • Add missing trail data detected with Strava traces: Aug 15 - Ticket, OSM Wiki
  • Map completion of road network and buildings around Tirumala, India: Aug 15 - Tasking Manager
  • Map completion of road network around Puducherry, India: Jul 15 - Tasking Manager
  • Map completion and fixing work around Mysore, India: Jul 15 - Tasking Manager
  • Map completion of road network around Agra, India: Jun 15 - Tasking Manager
  • Tracing efforts in select Brazilian cities: Mar 15 - Blog
  • Map Ayacucho, Peru with on the ground surveys and aerial mapping techniques: Oct 14 - Blog
  • Over 1 Million buildings and addresses imported to OpenStreetMap: Aug 14 - Blog, OSM diary
  • Sahel tracing: Apr 12 - Blog
  • Adding Russian translations to major non-Russian place names - contact
  • Re-tagging picnic sites with leisure=picnic_site and amenity=picnic_site to tourism=picnic_site: Dec 23 - Ticket, OSM diary 1, OSM diary 2
  • Myanmar road improvement: January, 2016 - Diary Post,Tasking Manager-1, Tasking Manager-2
  • Mapping for FGM awareness in Tanzania : 08 March 2016 - Ticket
US
Disaster response
  • Mapping for HOT Activation during Afghan Earthquake: Oct 15 - Ticket, OSM Wiki
  • Mapping for HOT Activation during Hurricane Patricia: Oct 15 - Ticket,Blog,OSM Wiki
  • Mapping for HOT Activation during Myanmar floods: Aug 15 - Ticket
  • Mapping and validation in Salgar Landslide response: Jun 15 - Ticket, OSM Wiki
  • Mapping and validation in Nepal Earthquake response: Apr 15 - Blog,OSM Wiki
  • Mapping for HOT - Fiji: Activation. Ticket
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