May 16, 2016

An earthquake of magnitude 7.8 hit Ecuador on April 16, and the open mapping community responded.  The Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team, or HOT, coordinated a global effort of volunteers to rapidly digitize satellite imagery to provide much needed maps and data to suppo...

April 1, 2016

For what may be the greatest number of university sites connected remotely and simultaneously in the US for a mapathon, five universities, chapters of YouthMappers, joined up on April 1st, 2016 in San Fransisco, Washington, DC, Morgantown, West Virginia, Lubbock Texas,...

March 30, 2016

Hundreds of individuals, both in person and remotely, contributed time and effort to the mapathon at the American Association of Geographers in San Francisco!   


Over the three-day event, more than 17,000 buildings and 5,000 km of roads were added to OpenStre...

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