[HOT] OSM Nicaragua's Transit Map Project Update

Heather Leson heatherleson at gmail.com
Tue Feb 2 19:05:03 UTC 2016


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Heather
On 2 Feb 2016 21:46, "Felix Delattre" <felix.delattre at hotosm.org> wrote:

> Wuuhuuu... we made it! Managua has it's bus map.
>
> Today we distributed the first printed maps to the people:
> https://www.facebook.com/mapanica/posts/603892446431219
> Do you want to read more about it:
> http://confidencial.com.ni/the-true-geographers-take-the-buses/
> And here you can download the paper map: http://rutas.mapanica.net/mapa
>
> Thank you HOT for making this possible!
>
> Best,
> Felix
>
>
> On 27/01/16 14:55, Felix Delattre wrote:
>
> Hello,
>
> we just finished the print design for the first proper transportation map
> of Managua: http://support.mapanica.net/
>
> There are only four days left until our crowd-funding initiative is over
> (31 of January) and we are only $1500 short from reaching our goal.
>
> Please consider supporting us now and get rewarded with your paper map or
> cool T-shirt with Managua's public transport map build out of OpenStreetMap
> data and collected by people that want to make a change in their community
> by the use of Free Technologies.
>
> We also appreciate any help spreading this message to your friends and
> over social media.
>
> Thank you!
> Regards,
> Felix
>
>
> On 14/01/16 14:39, Felix Delattre wrote:
>
> Dear all,
>
> thank you all so much for your support!
>
> Currently, we are working hard to finish the print design and print
> hopefully soon. We want to give a map that simplifies live and reduces
> pollution back to the people in our city.
>
> We are about to get to half of our goal. Now we would like to make the
> second half.
>
> If you speak Spanish and you want to know more about our activires, I
> invite you to read about our last year's community on mapping with children
> on the carribean coast:
> http://unicef.org.ni/publicacion/169/geotecnologias-una-herramienta-para-innovar/
>
> Best,
> Felix
>
>
> On 14/01/16 00:24, Jaakko Helleranta wrote:
>
> As noted to Samuel (directly) I can send his donation (and handle the
> transaction with him) as I assume/think that Haiti is not on the list due
> to Paypal limitations.
>
> As for others:
> *I'd like to challenge those that can to donate to this project.*
>
> Here's the challenge:
> While I've already contributed $100 myself I will donate up to another
> $200 in $50 chunks for each contributor who donates $100 or more.
>
> Please let me know if this challenge inspires you to donate and let me
> know if so, and I'll pitch in $50 more for your donation (for up to 4
> donations for touch base with me first).
>
> Cheers,
> -Jaakko
>
> --
> Nicaragua main mobile/WhatsApp: +505-8131-0729, alt. m. 8845-3391
> Global (Google) Voice / SMS: +1-202-730-9778 * Skype: jhelleranta
> Twitter/IRC/Mumble: @jaakkoh * My profile: http://about.me/jaakkoh
>
> On Wed, Jan 13, 2016 at 4:26 PM, ALCE, Samuel Paul <
> alcesamuelpaul at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I would like to contribute but I wonder what country should I choose if I
>> am in Haiti?
>> Haiti is not on the list in the contribution page!
>>
>> ALCE Samuel Paul,
>>
>> Port-au-Prince, Haiti
>>
>> Field Data Coordinator @ DAI / USAID
>> Géo-Information Specialist (GIS)
>> Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team member
>> OpenStreetMap contributor in Haiti
>>
>> OSM username: ALCE Samuel Paul
>>
>> Cell: (509) 4894-2175 / 4638-4875 / 4289-7651
>>
>>
>> Skype: samuelalce
>> Whatsapp: (509) 4289-7651
>> On Jan 7, 2016 16:57, "Blake Girardot HOT/OSM" <blake.girardot at hotosm.org>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi all,
>>>
>>> You might remember Felix's email from a few weeks ago about the
>>> project he and local mappers in Managua self-organized to map the
>>> city's 380 km of bus routes.
>>>
>>> It is really an amazing story and accomplishment and will make a big
>>> difference in the lives of well over 1 million people who depend on
>>> the public transit system in Managua and never had a map of routes or
>>> stops before now.
>>>
>>> He wrote up a blog post for HOT about it:
>>>
>>>
>>> https://hotosm.org/updates/2016-01-07_a_crowd_sourced_public_transportation_map_for_managua
>>>
>>> And as you may or may not remember, now that they have the routes and
>>> stops fully mapped, they need to design a printed transit map and
>>> produce an initial run of 20,000 copies so the people of the city can
>>> really benefit.
>>>
>>> 76% of the population of Nicaragua lives on less than USD $2.00 per
>>> day, the only chance most of them will have to make use of this new
>>> transit system map is if it is printed and distributed in the city and
>>> on the buses.
>>>
>>> Felix and HOT are running a donation site to fund the design and
>>> production of the printed maps with a goal of raising $7,500 for the
>>> initial 20,000 print run.
>>>
>>> This is a great chance to directly affect the lives of over a million
>>> people in a way that no one has been able to accomplish in years of
>>> trying (see the blog post). OSM Nicaragua did it on their own, please
>>> help them finish the job and get this map printed and into the hands
>>> of citizens who need it:
>>>
>>> http://support.mapanica.net/
>>>
>>> And please tweet the HOT blog post or retweet OSM Nicaragua's tweet:
>>>
>>> https://twitter.com/osm_ni/status/679963088884502532
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Blake
>>> ----------------------------------------------------
>>> Blake Girardot
>>> Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team
>>> Vice President, HOT Board of Directors
>>> skype: jblakegirardot
>>> HOT Core Team Contact: info at hotosm.org
>>>
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