KITT Come Get Me! Mapping Parking Lots in OpenStreetMap with MapRoulette

Tesla rolled out their v10 car software late September. A notable and much discussed feature it introduced is Smart Summon. Your Tesla will come find you in a parking lot. Tesla owners were quick to figure out that this works better in some lots than in others, and the reason why is better mapping ofContinue reading “KITT Come Get Me! Mapping Parking Lots in OpenStreetMap with MapRoulette”

TIGER and OSM, 12 years later

More than a million people have edited OpenStreetMap (OSM) for the last 15+ years (and I am one of them). That means we have a map that is fantastic to look at in many places, like here at Epcot Center in Florida, USA. OSM mappers love to highlight great and impactful mapping accomplishments like Map Kibera and theContinue reading “TIGER and OSM, 12 years later”

Torrey and Capitol Reef

My wife and I love visiting Torrey in central Utah. The town is small and unassuming, but close to fantastic natural beauty. Capitol Reef NP is much less visited than the better known national parks in the state. Even lesser known and lesser traveled areas like the San Rafael Swell, the Aquarius Plateau, and theContinue reading “Torrey and Capitol Reef”