[OSM-dev] OpenStreetMap Carto release v4.18.0

Daniel Koć daniel at xn--ko-wla.pl
Fri Dec 21 15:36:46 UTC 2018

Dear all,

Today, v4.18.0 of the OpenStreetMap Carto stylesheet (the default
stylesheet on the OSM website) has been released. Once changes are
deployed on the openstreetmap.org it will take couple of days before
all tiles show the new rendering.

Changes include

- Adding rendering for healthcare tag scheme
  - Changing hospital icon
  - Changing healthcare color to red
  - Changing natural=scrub color
  - Changing landuse=allotments color and pattern
- Adding rendering for natural=cape
- Rendering leisure=ice_rink
- Adding rendering for man_made=crane
- Adding icons for shop=fabric and shop=carpet
- Updating icons for amenity=arts_centre, leisure=slipway,
amenity=restaurant/amenity=food_court and
- Using dedicated icon for artwork_type=bust
- Rendering railway pattern on z12
- Showing labels of big states (like Alaska)
- Moving railway=tram_stop and station=subway later
- Adding rendering for more private POIs
- Removing smoothing in leisure=track and attraction=water_slide
- Using subway bridge style for subway construction bridges
- Rendering wind turbines names and other tweaks
- Changing man_made gray and text color, making text-dy uniform
- Small documentation and code fixes

Thanks to all the contributors for this release including tpetillon, a
new contributor.

For a full list of commits, see

As always, we welcome any bug reports at

"Excuse me, I have some growing up to do" [P. Gabriel]

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