[Talk-nz] [nzopengis] Uber planning to explore and contribute to OpenStreetMap in New Zealand

Suneel Kaw suneel at uber.com
Fri Jun 8 18:23:28 UTC 2018


Hello All,

The Uber's OSM page is here :
https://github.com/Uber-OSM/NewZealand#overview .This captures details
about our work and the profile of our editors.
Looking forward to the collaboration.

Thanks,
Suneel

On Tue, Jun 5, 2018 at 4:42 AM, suneel.kaw at uber.com <suneel.kaw at uber.com>
wrote:

> Hi Eliot,
>
> Thanks for the response and I apologize for the delay in my response. I
> was in the Mapbox Locate conference past few days and hence the delay in
> the response.
> I'm working on finalizing the page and will have it up soon. Good
> suggestion on NZ employees editing the data directly. More on that soon.
> Happy to get on a phone call or Google hangout to chat more.
>
> Thanks,
> Suneel
>
> On Tue, May 29, 2018 at 2:11 PM, Eliot Blennerhassett <ewblen at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Hello Suneel,
>>
>> On 30/05/18 04:45, 'Suneel Kaw`' via nzopengis wrote:
>> > Hello New-Zealand OSM mappers,
>> >
>> > We at Uber are planning to explore and contribute to OpenStreetMap in
>> > New Zealand. This project will be an internal analysis for evaluation
>> > only. This project won't involve any public display of OSM data in any
>> > Uber application or service.
>> >
>> > We do not plan to make any large-scale, machine generated edits for this
>> > project. All edits will be made by a small team of individuals based in
>> > Palo Alto, California, USA. The team will be using the available data
>> > sources in the JOSM tool for their corrections and validations. We will
>> > share the profiles of our editors on Uber’s OSM page soon.
>>
>> Page URL please :)
>>
>> > The edits
>> > will be made according to the Organized Editing Best Practices and NZ
>> > guidelines. In addition, Uber employees based in New Zealand will be
>> > able to participate in this project by leveraging their local knowledge
>> > to help identify data issues.
>>
>> Please ensure that your (NZ) employees know that they are free to edit
>> OSM themselves directly on the web.  I.e. don't give the impression that
>> it is a only specialised job done by a special team using a complicated
>> tool.
>>
>> (whether they're allowed to do it on work time is a different issue)
>>
>>
>> For this project, our team will focus on
>> > adding and modifying the following OSM features:
>> >
>> >  1. Road network includes (Class, Turn restriction, Directionality etc)
>> >  2. Display map features (Building Footprints, Parks, Airports etc.)
>> >
>> > Please feel free to reach out to us with feedback, questions, and
>> > suggestions, either directly to me at suneel.kaw at uber.com or at
>> > OSM at uber.com.
>> >
>> > Thanks,
>> > Suneel
>> >
>>
>
>
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