Open mapping

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  • P- East side LEADS equity in the development process
    • Collecting data on needs in community and resources
    • Empty lots in community where members would want to see development and what kind
    • Developed map to identify different areas of LA
      • Unincorporated
      • City
      • Neighborhoods
    • Questions:
      • How to verify data in open street maps etc
      • Ground truth
  • J
    • From Open Street Maps US
    • New to mapping
    • Wants info around this topic
  • K (facilitator)
    • Studied geography
    • On board of OSM
    • Everything happens somewhere thinks it can help with causes
  • Questions around OSM
    • Building elevations and the question of accuracy
    • Response:
      • Is the data available
  • Projects around homelessness and using data from the city and gathered data sets to upload to OSM
    • mapping city owned properties and unused lots for curbside communities
    • Violation of 8th amendment rights to push people “nowhere”
      • EX evictions of camps
        • Pushing the federal violation of constitutional rights
  • Check this out:
    • Loveland technologies
    • Field papers
    • Map time
  • Being the provider of data
    • From developer
    • What is OSM
      • Why would you want to use it over google
      • What does it do?
    • Response:
      • Its like wikipedia
      • Open to the public to contribute
      • Curious about canvas maps
        • Response:
          • Around LA county and boundaries
          • Clear biotech corridor
            • Traced that image on canvas and projected
            • Made it easy to carry and take to meetings
            • Shows what will be taken from community
            • Color coded dots around needs
            • Way to engage youth
      • Mapping resources
        • On income
        • And community
        • Used field papers
          • Data paper map maker
          • Able to draw on top and enter notes
  • County can supply data
    • How to verify
      • picture/satellite image
      • parcel
    • Knowing zoning
    • What is the data you should be using
  • Open data kit
  • Open data vs non
    • Qjis
      • Open source
      • Able to share data easier/cheaper
      • Can teach
      • Accessible
      • Data
        • Ground Truthing
        • People mapping in where they live
  • Google maps
    • Can’t control data
    • Cant download
    • Can't add info that is missing
      • Example your address in rural locations
  • Youtube tutorial videos
    • Applications and usage
      • Huge help
  • Fosterg open america