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Non-Profit UK Based Open Source Mapping Powered by Volunteers Taking on GoogleMaps

Steve Coast is the founder and chair of OpenStreetMap, a UK-based non-profit that specializes in “free and open” map data.  Coast’s plan was to pioneer the first free licensing maps, however GoogleMaps had beat them to it.  Despite this, their maps are exceptionally accurate because of their backing by Microsoft and MapQuest, and even Google at an …

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SRTS Webinar for Volunteer Recruitment

America Walks and the National Center for Safe Routes to School have developed a webinar on succesfully recruiting and retaining support for SRTS events. The hour-long webinars will take place on Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at 1:00 pm and will feature talks from Wendi Kallins, Director of the Marin County SRTS Program, and Maria Lourdes Perez, Director of …

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