Knowledge hub

Crowd-based mapping platform

OpenStreetMap is built by a community of mappers that contribute and maintain data about roads, trails, cafés, railway stations, and much more, all over the world. OpenStreetMap emphasizes local knowledge. Contributors use aerial imagery, GPS devices, and low-tech field maps to verify that OSM is accurate and up to date. OpenStreetMap is open data: you are free to use it for any purpose as long as you credit OpenStreetMap and its contributors.


Read more at:

http://www.openstreetmap.org/about