Featured images/Jan-Mar 2014

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These are featured images, which have been identified as the best examples of OpenStreetMap mapping, or as useful illustrations of the OpenStreetMap project.

If you know another image of similar quality, you can nominate it on Featured image proposals.

 from January to March 2013  from October to December 2013 from April to June 2014  from January to March 2015 

Gallery of featured images, from January to March 2014

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Week 1 (from Monday 30 December 2013 to Sunday 5 January 2014) [Edit]

CrisisCamp DC

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Week 2 (from Monday 6 January 2014 to Sunday 12 January 2014) [Edit]

comparison of two before and after postcode data consolidation maps of Germany
  • English : In the last few weeks the German postal code areas were consolidated and checked: Before (left map) some postalcodes were tagged on admin boundary relations and duplicates existed. After (right map) all 8201 postalcode areas in Germany have their own postal_code relation. See the project page (in German).

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Week 3 (from Monday 13 January 2014 to Sunday 19 January 2014) [Edit]

A car dashboard with a smartphone and tablet computer
  • English : A car dashboard kitted out with gadgets. This is just one of a wide variety of mapping techniques. Visible here (left to right): A smartphone running OsmAnd (information and map display) and a tablet computer set up with OSMtracker (POI recording).

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Week 4 (from Monday 20 January 2014 to Sunday 26 January 2014) [Edit]

A group of students surveying for OSM in Dakar, Senegal
  • English : The OpenSteetMap community in Senegal is growingǃ A lot of activities, training and presentations are happening these days. This photo shows architecture students during a surveying training session with Walking Papers printouts and GPS devices in Dakar.

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Week 5 (from Monday 27 January 2014 to Sunday 2 February 2014) [Edit]

Screenshot of QGIS showing OSM data
  • English : Viewing OpenStreetMap buildings and tram data within the open source QGIS software.

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Week 6 (from Monday 3 February 2014 to Sunday 9 February 2014) [Edit]

screenshot of a topographic slippy map with overlaid pistes

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Week 7 (from Monday 10 February 2014 to Sunday 16 February 2014) [Edit]

a breakfast/place mat showing a map
  • English : A map of Pavia in Italy, rendered in high resolution using Maperitive, printed, laminated and used as a personal breakfast mat

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Week 8 (from Monday 17 February 2014 to Sunday 23 February 2014) [Edit]

a colourful map of Bangalore (India)
  • English : Street network and built-up area of Bangalore (India). This colourful map was made based on OSM data using TileMill.

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Week 9 (from Monday 24 February 2014 to Sunday 2 March 2014) [Edit]

Managua Mapping Event
  • English : Forty people gathered for an event in Managua, Nicaragua, working on improving the OSM data including public transportation, neighbourhoods and important POIs

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Week 10 (from Monday 3 March 2014 to Sunday 9 March 2014) [Edit]

people at a mapping event in front of a row of computer screens showing different views of the OSM.org homepage
  • English : 1st “OpenStreetMap Workshop from scratch” – a free and open event that brought together artists, cartographers, marketing companies and territorial planning/computer science students as part of the activities of the HackLabCocha in Cochabamba, Bolivia. View the full set of photos.

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Week 11 (from Monday 10 March 2014 to Sunday 16 March 2014) [Edit]

A photo of printed OSM map at a construction company hall
  • English : A map of the “Sortavala” highway in Russia, on display at the road construction company offices. This poster has an OSM base map, and also inset details of road junctions based on the OpenStreetMap contributors data.

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Week 12 (from Monday 17 March 2014 to Sunday 23 March 2014) [Edit]

Colour Address Style "Coloured Streets"

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Week 13 (from Monday 24 March 2014 to Sunday 30 March 2014) [Edit]

F1 weather radar with an OSM map as basemap
  • English : OSM used as a backdrop on the weather radar for the Formula One Grand Prix at Melbourne. (TV photo)

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