Hey Mappers, This week we would like to share with you some new features now present in Map Creator: Protected Roads removed Some of you might have noticed that now you can modify what we call ‘Protected geometry’ in Map Creator. In order to identify what is protected – when you select a road that is protected you’ll see an icon with letter A on … Continue reading New features for Map Creator Desktop and Mobile
Hey Mappers, We would like to thank you very much for all your edits done in Map Creator so far. You’ve all been providing missing geometry and attributes for new streets and paths which are missing from our maps, using for example, fresh satellite images (if available to you, please check the Alternate Sat Layer!) or gpx-/geojsonfiles in Your Geospace. Moving on to new under construction roads that are … Continue reading New roads: Under Construction
Often we are asked by community members and users of the Map Creator where they can find explanations for using the Map Creator, how they can contact us, information about programs and activities, and if there is a forum to discuss with other users, etc. With this article we want to give you some general guidance for the usage of Map Creator. … Continue reading Help..?
Dear Mappers, Here are some good tips that will help you for coding geometry with Map Creator: The moderation process for many user edits can be accelerated if special attention is made while editing geometry. The background to this is that many edits are not completed or edited in a wrong way lead to error validations. Our moderators have to check and correct those edits … Continue reading Tips & Tricks: Disconnected Geometry
Temporary vs Permanent Speed Limits From time to time, we receive information, that Map Creator users have coded temporary speed limits as permanent speed limits and unfortunately this is transferred into our map. As a general rule, only permanent speed limits should be coded in the Map Creator. The Speed Limit Coding Training Video provides a good overview on how to do it. Unfortunately, in … Continue reading Tips & Tricks: Speed Limits and Legal Dividers in Map Creator
Dear Mappers, Already noticed the new feature to add Safety Cameras in Map Creator? We give you a detailed view of the new menus, such as viewing, adding, changing or deleting safety cameras. To view the safety cameras activate the menu in the upper bar in the right corner. A question will be asked if you want to enable this feature, which should … Continue reading Speed Cameras: A New Feature in Map Creator
Recently a new attribute category has been added to Map Creator: Road Closures. Using this new feature enables you to enter information to indicate that a road segment is currently closed, for example due to construction activities. This data will be directed to our HERE Live Traffic team to display in navigation systems with HERE maps and on wego.here.com where roads are closed and cannot … Continue reading Road Closures: A New Feature in Map Creator