I live in the greater Sydney area and I'm using Osmand+ for recording GPS traces, notes and routing.
Heat map of my edits: http://yosmhm.neis-one.org/?ConsEbt
How did you contribute to OpenStreetMap? >> https://hdyc.neis-one.org/?ConsEbt
My best practices
I'll try to list the tags I use the most including additional tags
The biggest challenge I see are the many lanes in UAE, often 4 and more.
The missing of addresses used in other countries makes is difficult to map residential areas. Often street and area names are not clear - not thinking of house numbers at all.
Links to often used wiki pages
- Lanes - set total # of lanes use turn:lanes:* turn:lanes
turn = [ reverse | none | sharp_left | left | slight_left | merge_to_right | through | merge_to_left | slight_right | right | sharp_right ]
- Surface of road:
less often used
- Mapbox - Mapping guides for OSM
- OSM summary
- map some sidewalks for cities in the U.S.
- Latest OSM Changeset Discussions (7 days)
Some tagging brainstorming about coffee.