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Improve NYC streets and bike lanes, second meeting

  • Sep 10, 2014 · 7:00 PM

We'll meet to talk about progress on the bike lanes and roads cleanup using the City's data. By this time, the latest and greatest data should be available for us to use. Come talk about how the data is going to get into Maproulette and how we should get others involved in taking part in the Maproulette challenges once they're there.

Find more details on the OSM wiki.

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  • eric

    Thanks to everyone who made it out Wednesday evening. Here's a quick recap:

    * Final data is in DoITT's hands, is undergoing one more QA pass, and should be available in a week or so.

    * We decided to continue strategizing on the OSM wiki to hammer out OSM tags for NYC bike lanes and how the problems will be split into individual challenges. That page is here:,_New_York/Bike_Lanes_and_Roads_Cleanup

    * We decided that Maptime NYC ( would be a good venue to look over one of the challenges. Richard volunteered to help get the data into a PostGIS database on AWS for participants to experiment with.

    September 11, 2014

    • Colin R.

      The data will be ready! We're taking it the last mile (pun intended).

      September 22, 2014

    • eric

      I appreciate the lengths you're going to!

      September 23, 2014

  • heshy

    Back to School Night for me. Hope to see everyone next time.

    September 16, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry to be late to my first meetup: I'm attending an evening class (in the same building) that runs till 8:30, then I'll be right over

    September 2, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      I guess not. maybe next time

      September 10, 2014

    • eric

      Brigitte, just seeing this! We were finished by around 8pm, so we were almost certainly gone by the time you got there. Sorry we didn't keep a closer eye on this at the time!

      September 11, 2014

  • eric

    Hi all, just a quick reminder that this is happening tomorrow (Wednesday) night at 7pm at 2 MetroTech Center. Looking forward to seeing you then.

    September 9, 2014

  • Tom L.

    Not precisely on the mark, but I'm wondering: Is there a mashup of the Alternate-Side street cleaning and garbage pickup schedule.

    August 7, 2014

    • Mike W.

      Hey Tom - I used to like primospot but they are defunct. SmoothParking is decent. NYCDOT has more a parking sign app too http://www.nycdot.inf...­. Note: that neither are fully accurate as they don't seem to account for any sort of "temporary" changes to the parking regulations; like the substantial changes to parking regulations all along/nearby 2nd Ave for the subway construction.

      September 2, 2014

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