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OpenStreetMap US Tech Update

Jan 19, 2024 · Quincy Morgan

Learn what’s new with Public Domain Map,, Field Papers, and other OSM US tech projects.

Public Domain Map: First Pilot Update

Sep 26, 2023 · OpenStreetMap US Staff

Public Domain Map enables organizations to crowdsource authoritative map data in cases where OpenStreetMap isn’t an option. Mappers can address public data gaps while producing high-quality data that is format- and license-compatible...

Authoritative Crowdsourcing with Public Domain Map

Jun 9, 2023 · Quincy Morgan

Crowdsourced mapping is a powerful too, but what if OpenStreetMap doesn’t quite fit your use-case? OpenStreetMap US presents Public Domain Map: a bridge database that allows government entities and other trusted partners...

Open the Paths 2023: Let's talk standardized data production

Apr 21, 2023 · Maggie Cawley

Maggie Cawley, Executive Director of OpenStreetMap US, talks about OpenStreetMap and Public Domain Map on a panel at Open the Paths 2023. Let’s talk Standardized data production– Can aggregators and tool ecosystems...

Public Domain Map: Updates & Next Steps

Apr 19, 2023 · OpenStreetMap US Staff

Background Two years ago, we shared the launch of Public Domain Map, a new project and collaboration with federal agencies, including the U.S. Department of Transportation and the U.S. Geological Survey. The...

Tasking Manager, meet Public Domain Map

Feb 24, 2023 · Quincy Morgan

Last week, OpenStreetMap US launched a revamped version of our Tasking Manager, a tool for collaborating on mapping campaigns. The release includes a number of custom features specific to the needs of...

Intro to Public Domain Map

Nov 11, 2022 · Quincy Morgan

It’s easy to see how OpenStreetMap can be leveraged to improve the completeness and freshness of government geospatial datasets. However, licensing has prevented federal agencies from using the data to its full...

Augmenting Authoritative Data with Public Domain Map

Nov 3, 2022 · Jess Beutler, Jim McAndrew, and Quincy Morgan

Public Domain Map bridges the gap between authoritative government data and volunteered geographic data. Learn how your agency can leverage the power of license-compatible crowdsourced mapping while contributing verified data OpenStreetMap.

Public Domain Map: Crowdsourcing the Future of Government Data

Aug 21, 2022 · Maggie Cawley and Jess Beutler

It’s easy to see how OpenStreetMap could be leveraged to improve the completeness and freshness of government geospatial datasets. So why aren’t all governments using OpenStreetMap? In the US, the ODbL license...

Public Domain Map

Apr 1, 2022 · Jim McAndrew and Derald Dudley

Imports, licenses, and separate databases: These topics always seem to strike controversy in the OpenStreetMap community. Public Domain Map aims to resolve (some of) these tensions by providing a system that allows...

OpenStreetMap and U.S. Government Committee - Investigating Public Domain Collaboration

May 21, 2021 · Jim McAndrew and OpenStreetMap US Government Committee

Background The mission of the OpenStreetMap (OSM) and U.S. Government Committee is to seek out mutually beneficial relationships between the public and open data communities. As part of this effort, OSM community...