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B&NES Open Maps are Changing…

As part of its involvement with the Open Data Institute’s geospatial stimulus programme, Bath and North East Somerset Council has been reviewing how it creates and publishes mapping data. This post looks at the methods of publication and how they… Continue Reading →

Safe Routes to School – a lesson in licensing

Bath:Hacked is rightly here to celebrate all things open. However, sometimes it’s difficult to release data, even when the potential benefits of release are massive. This blog looks at some of the challenges facing councils in releasing open data, using… Continue Reading →

Unleashing B&NES Maps – Community Kick-Off

In preparation for a lot of work to better understand and release our geospatial (map) data, we had a lovely evening discussing all things maps in Bath.

EnergySparks user testing at Freshford school

Last week we were able to take EnergySparks into the classroom for the first time. Here’s a short write-up of some things we learned.

EnergySparks Project Update

It’s been a little while since we posted about the EnergySparks project, so here’s a short update on our progress over the last few months.

Mapping 300 places in a single afternoon

We’ve launched our Accessible Bath project by holding our first public mapping event. Here’s an overview of what we achieved on our first day

Adding and viewing accessible locations directly on OpenStreetMap

This is a guest post from local OpenStreetMap contributor, Dave Fox. As we noted in our Getting Started guide, Wheelmap doesn’t show every possible location on the map. It uses a custom list of 300 different types of location drawn… Continue Reading →

Guidance for mappers

Our first mapping event is only a few days away, and we’re putting the finishing touches to some more guidance and support for our volunteer mappers. We’re sharing it here to allow you to look it over ahead of the… Continue Reading →

Join our public mapping event on 13th May

We’re running our first public mapping event for Accessible Bath on 13th May. We’d like to get as many volunteers together as possible to help us map accessible spaces in the city. You don’t need any special technical expertise, anyone… Continue Reading →

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