[Talk-us] Examples Gov using OSM

Richard Welty rwelty at averillpark.net
Tue Mar 26 17:01:42 UTC 2013


i was under the impression that the Code For America folks had done a bunch
of work with local governments on stuff that used OSM as a basemap.

i'm working on my emergency services thing, but i haven't quite got any
local FDs signed up just yet.

richard

On 3/26/13 10:30 AM, alyssa wright wrote:
> mentioned this to alex earlier, but i believe trimet was also editing bike path data though not sure what came of that. the state dept uses OSM but i don't have a specific example in production by way of example.
>
> i think this is a good question. i'm continuing to research.
>
> best,
> alyssa.
>
> ps. i've come out of lurking....
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>
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> On Mar 26, 2013, at 9:50 AM, Steven Johnson <sejohnson8 at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> I think Alex' inquiry was meant the other way round. That is, governments using OSM data for whatever purpose. The example I'm most familiar with is TriMet in Portland, OR, which uses OSM as a basemap for their TripPlanner. [1] Are there other examples?
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>> [1]  http://trimet.org/go/cgi-bin/plantrip.cgi
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>> -- SEJ
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>> On Tue, Mar 26, 2013 at 8:42 AM, Elliott Plack <elliott.plack at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I can think of many examples of governments importing data into OSM, but none
>>> where they are using it actively. Is that what you are looking for examples
>>> of?
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