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[[File:ucla_osm.jpg|thumb|snapshot of UCLA area on OSM (taken 2013-09-21)]]
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[[File:UCLA_osm_2.jpg|thumb|snapshot of UCLA area on OSM (taken 2013-09-21)]]
 
OpenStreetMap (OSM) is a collaborative project to create a free (as in freedom) editable map for anyone to use and share. OSM map data is provided under an Open Database License, which promotes free use and redistribution of the data. [http://wiki.osmfoundation.org/wiki/Main_Page More info on OSM].
 
OpenStreetMap (OSM) is a collaborative project to create a free (as in freedom) editable map for anyone to use and share. OSM map data is provided under an Open Database License, which promotes free use and redistribution of the data. [http://wiki.osmfoundation.org/wiki/Main_Page More info on OSM].
  
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http://www.openstreetmap.org/?mlat=34.0688&mlon=-118.4457#map=15/34.0688/-118.4457
 
http://www.openstreetmap.org/?mlat=34.0688&mlon=-118.4457#map=15/34.0688/-118.4457
  
All those little details like bike racks, shops, parking lots, etc. make OSM an extremely valuable resource for campus foreigners and campus experts alike, so every little contribution is appreciated!
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All the little details like bike racks, shops, parking lots, etc. make OSM an extremely valuable resource for newcomers and old-timers alike, so every little contribution is appreciated!
  
 
== Map TODO list ==
 
== Map TODO list ==
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* anywhere there is a bike pump, use a point with this tag: <code>service:bicycle:pump=yes</code>
 
* anywhere there is a bike pump, use a point with this tag: <code>service:bicycle:pump=yes</code>
 
* sorority row??
 
* sorority row??
* translate element names to languages other than English.
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* mark locations of large recycling containers using both <code>amenity=recycling</code> and <code>recycling_type=container</code>
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== Map resources ==
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* [http://www.ucla.edu/pdf/ucla-campus-map.pdf UCLA General Campus Map]
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* [http://www.transportation.ucla.edu/portal/pdf/bikes/BikeMap.pdf UCLA Bicycle Parking Map (PDF)]
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* [http://www.transportation.ucla.edu/portal/pdf/bikes/campusdismountzonemap.pdf UCLA bike dismount zones (PDF)]
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* [http://www.transportation.ucla.edu/portal/pdf/parking/UCLAMotorcycle&ScooterParkingMap.pdf UCLA Motorcycle and Scooter Parking Map (PDF)]
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* [http://www.transportation.ucla.edu/portal/pdf/paystationmap.pdf UCLA Car Parking Pay Station Map (PDF)]
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* [http://www.transportation.ucla.edu/portal/pdf/fleet/shuttleroutemap.pdf UCLA Shuttle Route Map (PDF)]
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* [http://www.transportation.ucla.edu/portal/maps/transitmap/index.htm UCLA Public Transit Bus Stops]
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* [http://www.transportation.ucla.edu/portal/pdf/fleet/csoeveningvan.pdf UCLA Evening Van]
  
 
== See also ==
 
== See also ==
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* [http://www.reddit.com/r/ucla/comments/z4eku/help_map_ucla_on_openstreetmap/ help map UCLA on OpenStreetMap - /r/ucla]
 
* [http://www.reddit.com/r/ucla/comments/z4eku/help_map_ucla_on_openstreetmap/ help map UCLA on OpenStreetMap - /r/ucla]
 
* [http://www.reddit.com/r/ucla/comments/1lxfan/ucla_on_openstreetmap_is_nearly_complete/ UCLA on OpenStreetMap is nearly complete! - /r/ucla]
 
* [http://www.reddit.com/r/ucla/comments/1lxfan/ucla_on_openstreetmap_is_nearly_complete/ UCLA on OpenStreetMap is nearly complete! - /r/ucla]
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* other universities on OSM:
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** [http://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=15/34.4130/-119.8485 UCSB]
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** [http://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=15/34.0181/-118.2864 USC]

Latest revision as of 15:51, 13 April 2014

snapshot of UCLA area on OSM (taken 2013-09-21)

OpenStreetMap (OSM) is a collaborative project to create a free (as in freedom) editable map for anyone to use and share. OSM map data is provided under an Open Database License, which promotes free use and redistribution of the data. More info on OSM.

You can help make OSM better by contributing to it your knowledge of the UCLA campus. See what UCLA currently looks like on OSM:

http://www.openstreetmap.org/?mlat=34.0688&mlon=-118.4457#map=15/34.0688/-118.4457

All the little details like bike racks, shops, parking lots, etc. make OSM an extremely valuable resource for newcomers and old-timers alike, so every little contribution is appreciated!

Map TODO list[edit]

  • construction zones can be filled in as areas (i.e. solid polygon) with this tag: landuse=construction
  • bike racks can be filled in as points (i.e. one vertex, aka POI) with this tag: amenity=bicycle_parking
  • anywhere there is a bike pump, use a point with this tag: service:bicycle:pump=yes
  • sorority row??
  • mark locations of large recycling containers using both amenity=recycling and recycling_type=container

Map resources[edit]

See also[edit]