OpenStreetMap US

Urban planning can benefit from OpenStreetMap data, but accessing it can be challenging. I will present a new tool that reduces friction by tracking daily-updated city-level OSM data in a git repository. This service processes daily diffs of predefined OSM presets (schools, hospitals, cycling infrastructure, etc.) and pushes GeoJSON files to a git repository. This makes OSM data accessible directly or via third-party apps. In my talk, I will discuss the tool, its workflow, and compare it to other ways OSM data is distributed.

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