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OpenStreetMap Mapathon!

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OpenStreetMap Sidewalk Mapathon! A Mapathon of the South Bay OSM Community.

The focus of this meeting will be to put a serious dent into the San Jose Sidewalk import project ( This is a crucial step towards creating a pedestrian network for San Jose. If you want to learn a little bit about why we are doing this please check out the OpenSidewalks Project (

If you wish to participate please start by following the instructions in the project.

Learn more about what South Bay OSM wants to accomplish on our github (

If you're new to OpenStreetMap, check out these articles on 10 Things You Need to Know About OpenStreetMap (, Why the World Needs OpenStreetMap (, Why OpenStreetMap Matters ( After we get to know everybody we'll break out into groups to work on tasks.


9:30am Meet at Nextspace, Breakfast and Coffee

Start Mapping

12:30 Lunch

3:30 Wrap up

Anyone is welcome, coding skills NOT required!

Bring: Yourself and a laptop if you have one. Bring an external mouse if you are going to be mapping!

Feel free to hop into the slack channel ( ahead of time or check out our active projects ( and github (

Read more about Code for San Jose in this article on medium (