OpenStreetMap US

The road features in OpenStreetMap are rich with data that help us make better maps. While we rely on the “highway” tagging to create visual hierarchy between roads, it’s the “network” tag that allows us to beautify the map with highway shields. In this talk, I’ll talk about the tagging for highway networks, how we’ve leveraged that in our maps at Stamen, and the thrill of finding and creating icons for highway shields all around the world!


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TeenMaptivists: Building the Next Generation of Women in GeoSTEM

Jun 8, 2024 · Steven Johnson

The American Geographical Society’s TeenMaptivists project is introducing students in high schools to GeoSTEM through OSM activism. This presentation will overview how highschoolers, especially young women, are introduced to how OSM and...