Tag Archives: OpenStreetMap

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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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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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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