[HOT] OSM Nicaragua's Transit Map Project Update

Katja Ulbert mail at katja-ulbert.de
Wed Feb 3 09:46:02 UTC 2016


Congrats Mapanica and Felix!

On 02/02/16 19:44, Felix Delattre 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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