OpenStreetMap

  • MapQuest Launches OpenStreetMap-Powered Mapping Service In The US

    MapQuest Launches OpenStreetMap-Powered Mapping Service In The US

    MapQuest this morning announced the launch of its first U.S. site built on OpenStreetMap data, an information source encouraging consumer contributions. This was to be expected, after online mapping service provider MapQuest (owned by AOL, also the owner of TechCrunch) recently recruited Hurricane Coast to manage its $1 million open-source mapping investment fund in the United States. Read More

  • MapQuest debuts four new OpenStreetMap enhanced mapping sites in Europe

    MapQuest debuts four new OpenStreetMap enhanced mapping sites in Europe

    MapQuest, an AOL subsidiary and until further notice still the No. 2 Internet-mapping service after Google’s, recently debuted a site in the U.K. based on a project called OpenStreetMap, which is dedicated to user-created mapping. Today, the company announced the beta launch of four new European mapping sites built on OpenStreetMap data, in France, Germany, Italy and Spain. Read More

  • MapQuest Expands Wikipedia-Style Mapping Project In Europe, Makes Key Hire In The U.S.

    MapQuest, an AOL subsidiary and until further notice still the No. 2 Internet-mapping service after Google’s, recently debuted a site in the U.K. based on a project called OpenStreetMap, which is dedicated to user-created mapping. Today, the company announced the beta launch of four new European mapping sites built on OpenStreetMap data, in France, Germany, Italy and Spain. Read More

  • Mapping Earthquake Recovery Projects in Haiti

    Mapping Earthquake Recovery Projects in Haiti

    Haiti is still struggling to recover from the 7-point magnitude earthquake that struck on January 12th. The natural disaster disrupted everything there, including the systems that keep water clean, garbage away from homes and farm land, and people (let alone habitat and animals) healthy. Despite an outpouring of donations and promises to help from international nonprofits, shelter, food… Read More