OpenStreetMap US

TCAT at the University of Washington offers a course, “Responsible Data Science in Urban Spaces,” teaching highschool and undergraduate students GIS software and data ethics. Using OSM data and TCAT’s Walksheds tool scripts, students analyze transportation data to create scalable equity and accessibility analysis tools. Our study and talk demonstrate the versatility of walksheds and accessibility inquiries using OSM data, showcasing student projects and discussing potential future applications.


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The Walkabout project: Meta’s efforts to map America’s sidewalks and crosswalks

Jun 8, 2024 · Edoardo Neerhut

Meta’s mapping teams have been working with local communities throughout the United States to map sidewalks and crosswalks in OSM. Significant progress has been made in D.C., NYC, Phoenix, and Austin, with...