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StreetComplete UX

[StreetComplete UX]

OpenStreetMap is the best source of information for general purpose search engines that need a geographic data about locations and properties of various objects. The objects vary from cities and other settlements to shops, parks, roads, schools, railways, motorways, forests, beaches etc etc etc. The search engine can use the data to answer queries such as "route to nearest wheelchair accessible greengrocer", "list of national parks near motorways" or "London weather". Full OpenStreetMap dataset is publicly available on an open license and already used for many purposes.

The project will make collecting open data for OpenStreetMap easier and more efficient, and lower the threshold for contribution by improving usability and accessibility. Any user should be able to help improve OpenStreetMap data, simply by downloading the app from F-droid or Google store and map as they walk.

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This project was funded through the NGI0 Discovery Fund, a fund established by NLnet with financial support from the European Commission's Next Generation Internet programme, under the aegis of DG Communications Networks, Content and Technology under grant agreement No 825322.

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