My entire neighborhood (subdivision name is Bryridge Valley), which has been existence for nearly 11 years now, is completely missing from the map. Neighborhood is located at 41.345629,-87.376456

You may reference other maps (Mapquest, Bing) to get the street names if needed. Thanks in advance, John

asked 27 Jul '12, 14:56

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I can see you are adding it yourself already. Another road appeared as I was looking. Your local knowledge means you are the best person to add your local area, as other maps may contain mistakes.

Welcome to OpenStreetMap.

Edit: I should probably add that we aren't allowed to just copy road names from other online maps due to copyright and license related issues, so again your local knowledge helps there.

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answered 27 Jul '12, 15:14

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edited 27 Jul '12, 15:15

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Yes, so sorry. I prematurely asked that question...not realizing that OpenStreet is an open source mapping platform that users can actually edit themselves. Absolutely brilliant. Now, if I can only get the GPS software that I'm using (NavFree) on my Android device to actually offer these map updates more frequently than once every year or so...life would be grand.

(27 Jul '12, 18:08) Toolman_Johnny

It may be good idea to get an update of the map on your android before it shows the post redaction map if possible, but you may have to check it out on with a second android before updating and over writing with a worse map.

(27 Jul '12, 20:57) andy mackey
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