[Imports] New Orleans: importing buildings and addresses

Mikel Maron mikel_maron at yahoo.com
Wed Oct 22 15:06:55 UTC 2014

And a note from Denice Ross, who until recently worked for the city of New Orleans :)

"That is awesome--- My team opened up that building data! So proud :-) The city's GIS dept has fully embraced open by default. "
* Mikel Maron * +14152835207 @mikel s:mikelmaron

On Tuesday, October 21, 2014 11:55 PM, Matt Toups <mtoups at cs.uno.edu> wrote:

>Greetings. I've been preparing an import for my hometown of New Orleans, 
>Louisiana, USA.
>Here are links of interest:
>A few quick notes:
>* The data is from our city government and is licensed as CC0.
>* I hope the wiki (linked above) will address questions about the 
>tagging scheme, conflation method, and process.
>* The import is a team effort comprised of both experienced mappers and 
>relatively new, local users.
>I have been editing OSM for this area for over 6 years and I am 
>committed to making this import a local community-led effort. I've been 
>reaching out to local mappers for help, and already this process has led 
>to more engagement and cooperation. I believe the import work is 
>actually helping to strengthen our map community.
>Your feedback is welcome. In particular, I'm looking for good 
>documentation to give to our less-experienced mappers on how to participate.
>Matt Toups
>New Orleans
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