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30 Aug2018-08-302018-08-31 OpenStreetMap condemns recent anti-semitic vandalism, which recently surfaced on the Snapchat app.
4 Jan2018-01-042018-01-05 OpenStreetMap is participating in Google Summer of Code 2018.
3 Jan2018-01-032018-01-04 FOSSGIS e.V. (Germany) is now formally established as a foundation local chapter.
30 Dec.2017-12-302017-12-31 OpenStreetMap France is now formally established as a foundation local chapter.
12 Nov.2017-11-122017-11-13 OpenStreetMap United Kingdom is now formally established as a foundation local chapter.
30 May2017-05-302017-05-31 New OSM ↔ Wikidata matcher tool.
25 May2017-05-252017-05-26 Over one million notes have been created since the introduction of the feature in 2013.
4 May2017-05-042017-05-05 The migration of multipolygon relations to modern mapping standards, part of a broader effort to clean up area geometries in OSM, has been completed.
11 Apr.2017-04-112017-04-12 Community survey for the State of the Map 2017 program.
27 Feb.2017-02-272017-02-28 OpenStreetMap is participating in Google Summer of Code 2017.
22 Oct.2016-10-222016-10-23 The OpenStreetMap Forum ( has been moved to a new server.
10 Jul.2016-07-102016-07-11 A node with the id 232 is created. Support for 64-bit identifiers has become a necessity for software working with OSM.
17 Jun.2016-06-172016-06-18 The Collective Database Guideline is approved by the OSMF board.
30 Oct.2015-10-302015-10-31 New road style. Major changes to improve legibility and consistency of roads in the cartography of the Standard map style on
24 Jun.2015-06-242015-06-25 Fundraising target reached. Thank you! (you can still donate)
6 Jun.2015-06-062015-06-07 Launching Fundraising drive 2015
25 Apr.2015-04-252015-04-26 Humanitarian OpenStreetMappers respond to the 2015 Nepal earthquake.
16 Feb.2015-02-162015-02-17 Routing feature was enabled on main website, based on Open Source Routing Machine, GraphHopper and MapQuest Routing API
6 Oct.2014-10-062014-10-07 WeeklyOSM was relaunched: a weekly news collection with everything about OSM, based on German Wochennotiz. WeeklyOSM is available there in English, Spanish, Romanian, Japanese and Türkish
18 Sep.2014-09-182014-09-19 OSM2World takes first place in Thomas-Krenn open source awards
14 Nov.2014-11-142014-11-15 GeoGO Presentation during NFB Texas Convention in Austin, Texas USA to support CapMac's GeoGO-OSM Accessibility Project
9 Aug.2014-08-092014-08-10 Celebrations for the tenth anniversary of OpenStreetMap take place around the world
28 Jun.2014-06-282014-06-29 The weekly notes will be stopped after 4years, if there is nobody willing to continue the translation from DE.
28 Jun.2014-06-282014-06-29 The wiki main page was redesigned to be lighter and strictly use-case oriented, and we introduce navigation pages.
21 Jun.2014-06-212014-06-22 After State Of The Map Europe 2014 has ended, a lot of video footage is available from its wiki page.
8 Jun.2014-06-082014-06-09 OSM contributors can now add their ORCID identifier to their user page on this wiki, using {{User ORCID}}.
5 Jun.2014-06-052014-06-06 Mapbox releases Mapbox GL, a framework for client-side rendered vector maps on iOS using OpenStreetMap data.
Now 2014 West Africa Ebola Response
5 May2014-05-052014-05-06 New release of Mapsforge 0.4.0 (offline vector map rendering framework)
9 Apr.2014-04-092014-04-10 Imagery from DigitalGlobe now available for use via mapbox [1]
4 Apr.2014-04-042014-04-05 A new editor is released, Level0.
26 Mar.2014-03-262014-03-27 OSM wins the FSFE's Document Freedom Award.
24 Mar.2014-03-242014-03-25 HOT is coordinating mapping efforts for the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. You can help!
16 Feb.2014-02-162014-02-17 The wiki reaches 1,000,000 page edits.
11 Feb.2014-02-112014-02-12 Encryption (SSL) has been enabled to all of the website, thereby enhancing the privacy of its users.
7 Dec.2013-12-072013-12-08 ScalableMaps [2] now offers over 300 OSM- and NaturalEarth-based editable vector maps in PDF and Adobe Illustrator formats.
2 Dec.2013-12-022013-12-03 The main website is completely redesigned.
18 Nov.2013-11-182013-11-19 We're using the Typhoon Haiyan wiki page to coordinate crisis response mapping. You can help!
13 Aug.2013-08-132013-08-14 Zoom level 19 added for the standard layer on the website.
19 Jul.2013-07-192013-07-20 New map controls have gone live on
7 May2013-05-072013-05-08 New server and fund raising drive 2013
7 May2013-05-072013-05-08 The newly developed online editor iD has been integrated as a tool on the website.
23 Apr.2013-04-232013-04-24 You can now leave Notes on the map !
1 Apr.2013-04-012013-04-02 iD editor Beta 1 is released
31 Mar.2013-03-312013-04-01 Imagery Offset Database is up
14 Feb.2013-02-142013-02-15 [3] alpha version (all-purpose map of Europe) has been released
9 Feb.2013-02-092013-02-10 Node id numbers have increased to now require 64-bit Identifiers
31 Jan.2013-01-312013-02-01 new domain: OSM Turkey
29 Jan.2013-01-292013-01-30 iD editor alpha version released
8 Jan.2013-01-082013-01-09 New template and category for Wikipedians who map
6 Jan.2013-01-062013-01-07 One million registered users
18 Dec.2012-12-182012-12-19 State Of The Map 2013/Call for venues open
6 Nov.2012-11-062012-11-07 Start your local party for Operation cowboy
2 Oct.2012-10-022012-10-03 New release of the OSM editor Vespucci 0.8 for Android devices
12 Sep.2012-09-122012-09-13 OpenStreetMap data is now available under the Open Database License. copyright and license. Please help with Remapping
8 Sep.2012-09-082012-09-09 New Foundation board members elected
18 Aug.2012-08-182012-08-19 OpenStreetMap 8th Anniversary Birthday party worldwide celebrations
31 Jul.2012-07-312012-08-01 Registration for SOTM US in Portland (Oct 13-14) now open
28 Jul.2012-07-282012-07-29 Officially released Maperitive v2. (What's new)
25 Jul.2012-07-252012-07-26 Automated redactions complete
11 Jul.2012-07-112012-07-12 License redaction begins (Follow bot process)
25 Jun.2012-06-252012-06-26 A huge amount of new satellite imagery was added to Bing which can be traced from in OpenStreetMap. See also Bing Blog
12 Jun.2012-06-122012-06-13 New release of the editor Merkaartor 0.18.1
23 May2012-05-232012-05-24 Launch of where you can download selected shapefiles for coastlines or similar, derived from OSM data. See also blog post by Jochen Topf.
3 May2012-05-032012-05-04 Apple now attributes OSM in iPhoto, see [4] and [5]
19 Apr.2012-04-192012-04-20 New version of the map rendering web service Maposmatic available, see also [6]
13 Apr.2012-04-132012-04-14 MapFactor Navigator Free is available for Android devices via Google Play.
4 Apr.2012-04-042012-04-05 Edits enabled again. License change work ongoing
1 Apr.2012-04-012012-04-02 New planet.gpx download of all GPS points
27 Mar.2012-03-272012-03-28 Announcement of plans for the license change work
20 Mar.2012-03-202012-03-21 Esri donation to OSMF
13 Mar.2012-03-132012-03-14 Mar 2012 DB server downtime planned for Tuesday 20th
12 Mar.2012-03-122012-03-13 New Australian Geographic Reference Image available for mapping
13 Feb.2012-02-132012-02-14 Leaflet 0.3 released
28 Jan.2012-01-282012-01-29 Garmin converter tool mkgmap now builds an address search index
27 Jan.2012-01-272012-01-28 "Night of the living maps" is global mapping event planned for Feb 7th
17 Jan.2012-01-172012-01-18 Report of Google IP address being used to vandalise OSM data
13 Jan.2012-01-132012-01-14 Bored of Google Maps? switch2osm
3 Jan.2012-01-032012-01-04 State Of The Map 2012 will be in Tokyo [7]
24 Dec.2011-12-242011-12-25 Funding target reached. Mappy Christmas!
1 Dec.2011-12-012011-12-02 New License Change View on OSM Inspector
29 Nov.2011-11-292011-11-30 We have half a million users!
29 Nov.2011-11-292011-11-30 Call for papers for FOSSGIS and OpenStreetMap-conference is open
25 Nov.2011-11-252011-11-26 front page now features new layers
19 Nov.2011-11-192011-11-20 and sites have a new look
16 Nov.2011-11-162011-11-17 1st April 2012 is the target date for license change
12 Nov.2011-11-122011-11-13 OpenStreetBrowser ([8]) version 2.1 released.
25 Oct.2011-10-252011-10-26 KeepRight ([9]) now validates website/url tags.
21 Oct.2011-10-212011-10-22 "Look and Listen Map" & "Guide Me" win Torsten Brand Prize
13 Oct.2011-10-132011-10-14 Join in with the "Big baseball project"
4 Oct.2011-10-042011-10-05 Blocked applications to protect the servers
3 Oct.2011-10-032011-10-04 US local chapter elected a board
19 Sep.2011-09-192011-09-20 New server 'Zark' will be used for OWL
13 Sep.2011-09-132011-09-14 Yahoo! Aerial Imagery is no longer available.
11 Sep.2011-09-112011-09-12 OpenLayers 2.11 released
11 Sep.2011-09-112011-09-12 New board members elected
11 Sep.2011-09-112011-09-12 State Of The Map 2011 is winding up in Denver.
6 Sep.2011-09-062011-09-07 New Mailing list rails-dev created [10]
26 Aug.2011-08-262011-08-27 Board elections and other OSMF changes
18 Aug.2011-08-182011-08-19 Nominations open for foundation board elections. 4 seats available [11]
8 Aug.2011-08-082011-08-09 Help preparing for the license change
30 Jul.2011-07-302011-07-31 SOTMEU presentation videos are available
28 Jul.2011-07-282011-07-29 Mapweaver - successor of
25 Jul.2011-07-252011-07-26 Project of the week looking for new maintainers
20 Jul.2011-07-202011-07-21 Lets get ready for umble! OSMFight
13 Jul.2011-07-132011-07-14 Release of OpenStreetBrowser 2.0
6 Jul.2011-07-062011-07-07 Thanks to all the Wimbledon tennis champions
5 Jul.2011-07-052011-07-06 Osmitter lets you contribute to OSM via twitter
4 Jul.2011-07-042011-07-05 Ordnance Survey accept ODbL for their OS OpenData
29 Jun.2011-06-292011-06-30 It's Wimbledon week. Project of the week is mapping tennis courts
23 Jun.2011-06-232011-06-24 Planned downtime: Servers/June 2011 Maintenance Thu 23rd (Completed)
19 Jun.2011-06-192011-06-20 Phase 4 of the ODbL licence change has started
12 Jun.2011-06-122011-06-13 You can now login to OpenStreetMap using OpenID
12 Jun.2011-06-122011-06-13 New video tutorials for beginners showing Potlatch 2
1 Jun.2011-06-012011-06-02 Geofabrik now provide U.S. state extracts [12]
25 May2011-05-252011-05-26 Education Project of the month starting with primary & secondary schools
23 May2011-05-232011-05-24 We now have more than 400,000 registered users
22 May2011-05-222011-05-23 new release of GpsMid 0.7.5 (you can search for house numbers now)
21 May2011-05-212011-05-22 Statistics of clicks on integrated in Wikipedia OpenStreetMap map was published.
20 May2011-05-202011-05-21 1 000 000 Relations in the database
16 May2011-05-162011-05-17 Project OSRM has a new routing demo website
11 May2011-05-112011-05-12 new Mapquest static image API
9 May2011-05-092011-05-10 A new release Maperitive with improved SVG export and line offsetting.
9 May2011-05-092011-05-10 Tile server upgrade
6 May2011-05-062011-05-07 New Changeset display
29 Apr.2011-04-292011-04-30 We have a new logo! (blog post)
3 Apr.2011-04-032011-04-04 Switched to Potlatch 2 for the 'edit' tab default [13]
31 Mar.2011-03-312011-04-01 We are looking for representative Press images (high res, PD, full attr.)
30 Mar.2011-03-302011-03-31 Project of the month: Food month
23 Mar.2011-03-232011-03-24 New Community Updates
15 Mar.2011-03-152011-03-16 Help crisismapping Japan
7 Mar.2011-03-072011-03-08 ForeverMap has been released for Android devices
4 Mar.2011-03-042011-03-05 Milestone: 1 Billion Nodes in the Database
2 Mar.2011-03-022011-03-03 creates hiking books
25 Feb.2011-02-252011-02-26 Maperitive now supports SRTM1 and custom DEMs.
23 Feb.2011-02-232011-02-24 Project of the month: Tunnels and Bridges
17 Feb.2011-02-172011-02-18 New Community Updates
16 Feb.2011-02-162011-02-17 The 100.000.000th way
14 Feb.2011-02-142011-02-15 A map looking for OSM User Groups [14]
14 Feb.2011-02-142011-02-15 A map looking for OSM User Groups [15]
11 Feb.2011-02-112011-02-12 Merkaartor bugfix release: 0.17.2.
9 Feb.2011-02-092011-02-10 Project of the week : Florists
9 Feb.2011-02-092011-02-10 New Community Updates
6 Feb.2011-02-062011-02-07 Merkaartor bugfix release: 0.17.1.
6 Feb.2011-02-062011-02-07 OpenDEM launched, collecting a free digital elevation model
3 Feb.2011-02-032011-02-04 Bing road detect API announced
2 Feb.2011-02-022011-02-03 New Community Updates
27 Jan.2011-01-272011-01-28 New Community Updates
26 Jan.2011-01-262011-01-27 Project of the month : Buildings
26 Jan.2011-01-262011-01-27 Donation to OSMF by Mapquest/AOL
25 Jan.2011-01-252011-01-26 HOT has a new logo
24 Jan.2011-01-242011-01-25 350 000 users
22 Jan.2011-01-222011-01-23 New Project of the week: Banks and ATMs
21 Jan.2011-01-212011-01-22 Maperitive can now read PBF files and has better right-to-left scripts support.
20 Jan.2011-01-202011-01-21 New Community Updates
18 Jan.2011-01-182011-01-19 New release of GpsMid 0.7.1
13 Jan.2011-01-132011-01-14 Fugro sponsors 40 cm aerial imagery of whole Denmark
12 Jan.2011-01-122011-01-13 New Community Updates
5 Jan.2011-01-052011-01-06 New major release of Maperitive with scripting support for generating & uploading Web maps.
31 Dec.2010-12-312011-01-01 "JOSM tested" now includes imagery built in.
30 Dec.2010-12-302010-12-31 Route Manager and History Viewer are online behind new URLs ([16] [17])
26 Dec.2010-12-262010-12-27 Merkaartor 0.17.0 has been released.
21 Dec.2010-12-212010-12-22 OpenStreetBugs is now available via shortcut. More details here.
17 Dec.2010-12-172010-12-18 MapQuest Launches OpenStreetMap-Powered Mapping Service In The US
8 Dec.2010-12-082010-12-09 Russian satellite imagery project overlays custom-rendered OSM map of Belarus (google translate)
6 Dec.2010-12-062010-12-07 Humanitarian OSM Team Logo design competition launched
6 Dec.2010-12-062010-12-07 Two OSM projects and 6 other projects will be sponsored by German Wikimedia Competition WissensWert
3 Dec.2010-12-032010-12-04 OffMaps is "App of the day".
2 Dec.2010-12-022010-12-03 New Bing imagery now available in Potlatch 2 and JOSM
2 Dec.2010-12-022010-12-03 New Project of the week: Your train station
29 Nov.2010-11-292010-11-30 Online Editor Potlatch 2 is now available on
28 Nov.2010-11-282010-11-29 New Community Updates
24 Nov.2010-11-242010-11-25 New Project of the month: Wheelchair Accessibility
22 Nov.2010-11-222010-11-23 The node!
15 Nov.2010-11-152010-11-16 New Community Updates
23 Nov.2010-11-232010-11-24 Bing to provide their aerial imagery to OSM [18]
17 Nov.2010-11-172010-11-18 New Project of the week: Wanna Bet?
14 Nov.2010-11-142010-11-15 New unified Scientific corner: Research
4 Nov.2010-11-042010-11-05 New Project of the week: Headache?
25–31 Oct.2010-10-252010-11-01 New Community Updates
28 Oct.2010-10-282010-10-29 New Project of the month: Stay a While
24 Oct.2010-10-242010-10-25 Software lists replaced
26 Oct.2010-10-262010-10-27 Copies Google from OSM? Discussed at the last OSMF Working Group Minutes
21 Oct.2010-10-212010-10-22 Denver will be host to State Of The Map 2011 [19]
21 Oct.2010-10-212010-10-22 MapQuest launch new Nominatim service, Potlatch 2 deployment and restored TIGER Edited Map [20]
17 Oct.2010-10-172010-10-18 New release of the often mentioned RouteConverter 2.0
16 Oct.2010-10-162010-10-17 Osmosis v0.37 released (new PBF support) [21]
14 Oct.2010-10-142010-10-15 New release of LuckyGPS 0.74
5 Oct.2010-10-052010-10-06 New offline map display and routing for iPhone: ForeverMap
5 Oct.2010-10-052010-10-06 New tag listing/stats website: Taginfo
4 Oct.2010-10-042010-10-05 Spot Image give the permission to use the coverage of France for 6 months
28 Sep.2010-09-282010-09-29 Two English OSM books now available
25 Sep.2010-09-252010-09-26 New Release of NaviComputer 0.95 (Map Display and navigation on Windows Mobile)
11 Sep.2010-09-112010-09-12 300000 OSM contributors and counting
9 Sep.2010-09-092010-09-10 New release of NaviPOWM 0.2.5
9 Sep.2010-09-092010-09-10 Call for bids to host State Of The Map 2011
1 Sep.2010-09-012010-09-02 partner apologizes for cloned OSM content
22 Aug.2010-08-222010-08-23 Merkaartor 0.16.3 has been released.
16 Aug.2010-08-162010-08-17 Retirement of announced.
12 Aug.2010-08-122010-08-13 Existing contributors are now asked to accept the new contributor terms
8 Aug.2010-08-082010-08-09 Transit Database for OpenStreetMap Routing changed from beta to final stage
2 Aug.2010-08-022010-08-03 Microsoft launch an OpenStreetMap Mapnik layer on Bing Maps.
25 Jul.2010-07-252010-07-26 Maperitive now has a map tile generator and hypsometric tinting function (more).
11 Jul.2010-07-112010-07-12 SotM is all over! See State Of The Map 2010 page for session details.
10 Jul.2010-07-102010-07-11 Announced: Potlatch 2 public alpha testing
10 Jul.2010-07-102010-07-11 Announced: for Q&A.
7 Jul.2010-07-072010-07-08 Maperitive now exports map bitmaps with KML and OziExplorer MAP sidecar files.
5 Jul.2010-07-052010-07-06 First version of ArcGIS Editor for OSM released
1–3 Jul.2010-07-012010-07-04 July 2010 DB Upgrade. Server downtime for scheduled maintenance from 1st to 3rd July
1 Jul.2010-07-012010-07-02 There are six candidates applying for three chairs in the OSMF board.
30 Jun.2010-06-302010-07-01 NaviComputer [22] 0.94 released for WindowsMobile
30 Jun.2010-06-302010-07-01 Merkaartor has now settled in a new home:
26 Jun.2010-06-262010-06-27 Maperitive, a desktop map rendering application, can now do SVG exports
20 Jun.2010-06-202010-06-21 Vespucci 0.6.5 released (OSM editor for Android)
13 Jun.2010-06-132010-06-14 Foundation/AGM10 meeting & election announced
13 Jun.2010-06-132010-06-14 Merkaartor 0.16.1 has been released.
11 May2010-05-112010-05-12 New OpenStreetMap users have to sign up to the CC-BY-SA / ODbL contributor terms.
20 Apr.2010-04-202010-04-21 Hit 250.000 users See here
16 Apr.2010-04-162010-04-17 New Nokia Sportstracker version enhanced with the power of OpenStreetMap.
14 Apr.2010-04-142010-04-15 version 1.00 released. lots of new features...
1 Apr.2010-04-012010-04-02 Ordnance Survey Opendata releases (UK)
22 Mar.2010-03-222010-03-23 Merkaartor updated to 0.15.3.
18 Mar.2010-03-182010-03-19 OSM accepted for Google Summer of Code
28 Feb.2010-02-282010-03-01 Merkaartor 0.15 released.
26 Feb.2010-02-262010-02-27 Usability improvements for Tell us!
26 Feb.2010-02-262010-02-27 Mapping Bolivia, presented during the last two "State of the Map...", is already walking. The first exploratory trip fri. Feb.26 "The project's blog".
24 Feb.2010-02-242010-02-25 BBC News reports on OpenStreetMap Haiti mapping "The volunteer mappers who helped Haiiti"
12 Feb.2010-02-122010-02-13 iPhone Application True Maps released. It features offline searches and routing.
9 Feb.2010-02-092010-02-10 New "Project of the week" launched
2 Feb.2010-02-022010-02-03 new Perl renderer...
23 Jan.2010-01-232010-01-24 OpenLinkMap
23 Jan.2010-01-232010-01-24 GpsMid 0.6 map application for mobile phone released
16 Jan.2010-01-162010-01-17 First Independent Traffic Congestion Services Test in Russia - OpenStreetMap Takes The Second Place
13 Jan.2010-01-132010-01-14 Huge OSM push for better data in Haiti following the devastating earthquake - join the effort
3 Jan.2010-01-032010-01-04 OpenStreetMap reaches 200 000 user accounts. Happy New Year!
30 Dec.2009-12-302009-12-31 The navigation app AndNav2 for Android is now Opensource
27 Dec.2009-12-272009-12-28 Results of OSMF members vote on Open Database License proposal announced
23 Dec.2009-12-232009-12-24 OSM Editor Merkaartor 0.15 available
19 Dec.2009-12-192009-12-20 OSMtracker 0.10.0 released.
14 Dec.2009-12-142009-12-15 Santiagos Metropolitan Regional Government (Gobierno Regional Metropolitano de Santiago) (Chile) granted access to their Schools, Hospitals, Landuse, Natural Reserves and Municipal Boundaries shapefiles. Members of the local community are working to convert and import them.
9 Dec.2009-12-092009-12-10 UK post code co-ordinate data likely to be freed in April 2010
6 Dec.2009-12-062009-12-07 OSMF license change vote has started; unofficial community survey at
3 Dec.2009-12-032009-12-04 ScanEx grant access to satellite imagery in Russia. Now you can use it in JOSM & Potlatch.
30 Nov.2009-11-302009-12-01 Mapzen Beta now available
23 Nov.2009-11-232009-11-24 New version 1.3 of Potlatch released with zooming up to level 23
17 Nov.2009-11-172009-11-18 Then you win: Ordnance Survey to open data in the U.K.
10 Nov.2009-11-102009-11-11 NearMap PhotoMaps high resolution up to date CC-BY-SA aerial photography now available for tracing for selected Australian capital cities.
1 Nov.2009-11-012009-11-02 The data checking tool Keep Right ([23]) is available for the whole planet. Make OSM routable!
18 Oct.2009-10-182009-10-19 New version of GroundTruth (1.6): now supports sea polygons-filling and custom background color (more info).
9 Oct.2009-10-092009-10-10 FOSSGIS hosts three sponsored servers for OSM
8 Oct.2009-10-082009-10-09 SotM10 call for venues is now open
1 Oct.2009-10-012009-10-02 More accuracy for GPS in Europe with start of EGNOS on Oct. 1st
28 Sep.2009-09-282009-09-29 flickr adds special 'machine tag' support for OpenStreetMap
20 Sep.2009-09-202009-09-21 New map renderer MapSurfer.NET (terrain map, contour lines, 3D buildings and more).
17 Sep.2009-09-172009-09-18 New release of NaviPOWM 0.2.3
18 Sep.2009-09-182009-09-19 Testing version of wheelchair routing service is online for German city of Bonn.
12 Sep.2009-09-122009-09-13 The OpenStreetMap community petitions Google to resolve the legal ambiguity of tracing from Google's aerial imagery.
9 Sep.2009-09-092009-09-10 Monopoly City Streets opens to surprise and initial licensing uncertainty from the OpenStreetMap community. The Monopoly City Streets' website struggles with the initial surge in interest.
31 Aug.2009-08-312009-09-01 German City of Rostock has all streets completed and houses with heights. 3D here
22 Aug.2009-08-222009-08-23 New Foundation Board elected
17 Aug.2009-08-172009-08-18 The NaPTAN Import added bus stops throughout London
16 Aug.2009-08-162009-08-17 First blind contributor uploads tracks in Finland. See OSM for the blind for details.
12 Aug.2009-08-122009-08-13 Merkaartor 0.14 released.
10 Aug.2009-08-102009-08-11 Find duplicate ways with Reports (for Germany) can be found here Way dupe check reports.
9 Aug.2009-08-092009-08-10 German City of Dortmund is declared to have all streets completed.
30 Jul.2009-07-302009-07-31 British town of Crawley and German town of Bad Oeynhausen are declared to have all streets completed.
28 Jul.2009-07-282009-07-29 Foundation/AGM09 announced, including elections (join today!)
28 Jul.2009-07-282009-07-29 OSMtracker 0.8.1 released.
24 Jul.2009-07-242009-07-25 Two ways to display distances in maps: Distance maps and
12 Jul.2009-07-122009-07-13 State Of The Map 2009 is over. Thanks to all the organisers!
5 Jul.2009-07-052009-07-06 New version of Kosmos: works with NASA's new SRTM server, uses IBF format for contours (more info).
29 Jun.2009-06-292009-06-30 ODbL 1.0 launched
29 Jun.2009-06-292009-06-30 German city Essen is declared to have all streets completed.
28 Jun.2009-06-282009-06-29 New version of GroundTruth: works with the NASA's new SRTM server (more info).
26 Jun.2009-06-262009-06-27 We now support short links
23 Jun.2009-06-232009-06-24 German city Aachen is declared to have all streets completed.
21 Jun.2009-06-212009-06-22 New release of Navit 0.1.1
11 Jun.2009-06-112009-06-12 Braille true type font for OSM released, see OSM for the blind.
4 Jun.2009-06-042009-06-05 launched. A service for paper-based mapping
3 Jun.2009-06-032009-06-04 OSM website now in several languages
27 May2009-05-272009-05-28 Amenity Editor, a new simple POI editing system, made public.
27 May2009-05-272009-05-28 New script to extract (simplified, resized) *.poly files for boundaries out of osm files.
26 May2009-05-262009-05-27 Press release: Volunteer Mapper Flies Out to Antigua
21 May2009-05-212009-05-22 Potlatch 1.0 released with new 'edit with save' features and built-in help
20 May2009-05-202009-05-21 GroundTruth v1.5 has been released. It now includes "SRTM to OSM" functionality.
16 May2009-05-162009-05-17 German city Oldenburg declared to be complete in OSM.
12 May2009-05-122009-05-13 first known tactile map based on OSM data published.
29 Apr.2009-04-292009-04-30 API 0.6 compatible version of mumpot 0.5 released (including upload support)
26 Apr.2009-04-262009-04-27 Bug fix version of Merkaartor 0.13.2 released
21 Apr.2009-04-212009-04-22 New API went live after a year of development.
20 Apr.2009-04-202009-04-21 Six OSM projects accepted for Google Summer of Code
20 Apr.2009-04-202009-04-21 Final report on Bavarian aerial imagery published (in German)
4 Apr.2009-04-042009-04-05 Relation Check and Relation Diff. New Tools for quality assurance of relations.
28 Mar.2009-03-282009-03-29 Support for country-specific traffic-rules in Traveling Salesman.
23 Mar.2009-03-232009-03-24 German city Brunswik declared to be complete in OSM.
18 Mar.2009-03-182009-03-19 OpenStreetMap accepted for Google Summer of Code 2009
17 Mar.2009-03-172009-03-18 Wikimedia Germany starts a project for integration of OSM maps in Wikipedia
17 Mar.2009-03-172009-03-18 Number of (registered) users passed 100.000 (OpenStreetMap stats report & Graphical Stats)
16 Mar.2009-03-162009-03-17 Call for Papers for State Of The Map 2009 is now open
16 Mar.2009-03-162009-03-17 New version of Merkaartor 0.13 released
14 Mar.2009-03-142009-03-15 House numbers supported in Traveling Salesman navigator
5 Mar.2009-03-052009-03-06 OpenStreetMap wins two Linux New Media Awards
27 Feb.2009-02-272009-02-28 New license has been published, license text comments may be submitted until March 20 (announcement)
25 Feb.2009-02-252009-02-26 Radio Bremen's news website is using Openstreetmap (in German, sample article)
12 Feb.2009-02-122009-02-13 End of donation drive. £ 16,222 (~ € 18,100) was raised in one week.
9 Feb.2009-02-092009-02-10 Mapnik now usually is updated hourly (rather than weekly).
5 Feb.2009-02-052009-02-06 Start of donation drive to buy a new faster, bigger server for OpenStreetMap.
4 Feb.2009-02-042009-02-05 The new OSMbin file-format version 1.0 is published.
1 Feb.2009-02-012009-02-02 All I., II. and III. class roads in Czech republic are in OSM. See graph of mapping and unmapped czech roads.
26 Jan.2009-01-262009-01-27 GroundTruth, a new mapmaking tool for Garmins, released
25 Jan.2009-01-252009-01-26 Riding and hiking map available for selected German regions.
22 Jan.2009-01-222009-01-23 OSM: Up-to-Date announced: a bookmarklet which will draw the current state of the database using Mapnik
19 Jan.2009-01-192009-01-20 French national land registry (cadastre) WMS opened to OSM (and other GIS). Authorities agree that their license is compatible with OSM if the source is provided (announcement in french, in english).
14 Jan.2009-01-142009-01-15 Vienna street map completed. Announcement
4 Jan.2009-01-042009-01-05 New Tramline Glattalbahn opened in the north of Zurich on Dec 14. Was already mapped on Openstreetmap the day before.
24 Dec.2008-12-242008-12-25 Kingston Upon Hull, UK completed. Announcement
23 Dec.2008-12-232008-12-24 Birmingham, UK and surrounds completed. Announcement
19 Dec.2008-12-192008-12-20 North Rhine-Westphalia Road Building Authority makes complete road network data available for free use.
12 Dec.2008-12-122008-12-13 The Bavarian Office of Land Survey is providing aerial imagery of Upper Palatinate for vectorization in a pilot project.
6 Dec.2008-12-062008-12-07 An experimental mkgmap version supports routable Garmin maps.
4 Dec.2008-12-042008-12-05 Image series A year of edits on planet Earth for OpenStreetMap.
1 Dec.2008-12-012008-12-02 OSM- stats: Are mappers going on winter break? – discussion
28 Nov.2008-11-282008-11-29 Google Maps - OSM comparison of the world's capitals
23 Nov.2008-11-232008-11-24 German mappers found OpenStreetMap section of FOSSGIS e.V.
18 Nov.2008-11-182008-11-19 Canadian government initiative GeoBase releases map data to OSM