[Imports] [Imports-us] Baltimore Buildings and Addresses Import Proposal

Elliott Plack elliott.plack at gmail.com
Mon Apr 6 18:30:49 UTC 2015


Great work on this so far! Your efforts on the project are fantastic and I
am grateful for your involvement. I hope we can get some community help on
the tasks... should be fun.



On Mon, Apr 6, 2015 at 1:00 PM Matthew Petroff <openstreetmap at mpetroff.net>

> The initial, automated phase of the import has now been completed using
> scripts from the OSM Import Toolkit [1] and my imports account [2]. A task
> has now been set up on the openstreetmap.us tasking manager for the
> manual conflation and verification phase [3].
> -Matthew Petroff
> [1] https://github.com/jremillard/osm-import-toolkit
> [2] https://www.openstreetmap.org/user/mpetroff-imports/history
> [3] http://tasks.openstreetmap.us/job/59
> On Wed, Mar 25, 2015 at 7:02 PM, Elliott Plack <elliott.plack at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Dear Imports and Imports-US communities,
>> Today a dedicated team of Baltimore area OpenStreetMap supporters and
>> mappers are proposing an import of Baltimore buildings and addresses. The
>> import background and procedures are documented on the OSM wiki:
>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Baltimore_Buildings_Import_2.0
>> The code is available on GitHub: https://github.com/osmlab/bmorebuildings
>> Additionally, the import has been added to the import catalog:
>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Import/Catalogue#Community_Imports
>> The import team includes users ElliottPlack and mpetroff. The data
>> provider and owner is Jim Garcia with Baltimore City MOIT.
>> Briefly, the data comes directly from MOIT free of any license, will full
>> permission for import. The data is simplified, conflated where possible,
>> and prepped for automated import. Data that conflicts with existing data is
>> set aside for manual review. It is the intention of the authors of this
>> import to utilize the OSM Tasking Server to divide up manual review tasks.
>> Thanks for considerations,
>> ElliottPlack
>> mpetroff
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