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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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We make the net

I was giving a demo of Google My Maps to our group yesterday (for our SurplusBanff map) and while we were zoomed in on the Banff Centre we noticed a POI for “Banff Wine Store” located in the forest behind our residence hall.  Either there are parts of the campus that we haven’t explored yet, […]

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