Reporting Road Closures for Traffic service

Hello Mappers, Many of us are aware of the possibility  to report Road Closures in Map Creator that will be used for our Traffic service. If you don’t remember it’s easy to access this functionality via the road attributes menu on the last option in the toolbar: Road Closures – as shown in the image below. Please fill the information with the following instructions: As detailed/precise … Continue reading Reporting Road Closures for Traffic service

Testers chosen for the User Testing Pool

Dear Readers, We would like to announce that finally we have reviewed all the applications for the User Testing Pool. To our big surprise, in  Benelux we received 16 applications!!! It’s amazing to read how motivated you are and willing to support us! Therefore, we would like to THANK YOU for your time and effort spent on your application! Nevertheless, out of so many applications we … Continue reading Testers chosen for the User Testing Pool

Map Creator tips & tricks: For a better experience

Dear Mappers, Your editing work has been absolutely fantastic, and we want to make sure that it’s integrated as quickly and efficiently as possible. Therefore, we’ve created the following short checklist for you to use when adding or fixing roads: 1. Smooth geometry While adding/editing a geometry, try to smooth it as much as possible, to prevent a sharp angle validation. See example in image … Continue reading Map Creator tips & tricks: For a better experience

New features for Map Creator Desktop and Mobile

Hi Mappers, This week we would like to share with you some new features present in Map Creator: 1. Protected Roads removed Some of you might have noticed that now you can modify what we call ‘Protected geometry’ in Map Creator. In order to identify what is protected – when you select a road that is protected you’ll see an icon with letter A on … Continue reading New features for Map Creator Desktop and Mobile

New roads: Not yet open in real world

Dear Mappers, We would like to thank you very much for all your edits done in Map Creator so far. It’s been an amazing journey!!! 😃 You have been providing geometry and attributes of new streets and roads, which are still missing in our maps, using for example fresh satellite images (if already available, please also check the Alternate Sat Layer) or gpx-/geojson-files in Your … Continue reading New roads: Not yet open in real world

Who contributed to the “Update Amsterdam” challenge?

Dear Mappers, Our “Update Amsterdam” challenge has ended but you might be curious, who was the big contributor! 📢 Please join us to congratulate: 👏 Remco W. !!! 😃 Remco significantly contributed to the better and more accurate maps of Amsterdam by solving 📢 446 Map Alerts in this city. These Map Alerts consisted of potential one-ways, missing geometry and speed limits. As we announced in previous communication, whoever solves 100 … Continue reading Who contributed to the “Update Amsterdam” challenge?

Protected Roads

Dear Mappers, First of all, Happy New Year to you! 🎉 As first news of this year, we would like to let you know that the 📢“Road Protection”📢 functionality for main roads was removed from Map Creator at the end of December 2018. Therefore, you won’t see the “Protected Roads” button displayed anymore on the task bar at the bottom right. This means that users are … Continue reading Protected Roads