Tag Archives: cartography

Google’s biking maps (and alternatives)

So it is exciting that Google Maps now gives directions by bicycle (at least within the U.S.) and even has a lovely new style of rendering the map for biking. This new style shows bike routes and lanes where Google knows about them, and you can also activate it in conjunction with the terrain layer, […]

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Vancouver [de]Tour Guide 2010

Check out this Vancouver map mashup. I’ll have more to say about this 2010 Winter Olympics countermapping project later, but for now Rob Brownie describes it nicely: “A group of artists, cartographers and writers have collaborated to develop a community map of Vancouver that offers alternative views of the city. The purpose of the project […]

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Re-enthused

Just when I was feeling like OpenStreetMap was old hat, I stopped by the featured images page today and saw: the TIGER Edited Map, a tourist map of the Gaza Strip, Camp Delta at Guantánamo Bay, and a map showing individual trees in a park in Spain. Interesting enough?

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