This year for State of the Map we look at the last eight years of OpenStreetMap‘s growth and change.

Founded in 2004, OpenStreetMap has grown from a local project to a worldwide map with widespread use and high data quality.

2013 OpenStreetMap Data Report (20130621)

 

Visualizing road updates

All roads in the continental United States, shaded by how recently they’ve been updated by users. Older imports to North America are in green and blue, while cities with strong and active communities and the effect of recent automated editingmakes areas glow red.

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