A set of GISDK add-ins to export TransCAD/Maptitude thematic maps to Google Earth. It suppots data field contents as features descriptions, exports whole layers or individual selection sets, fields values can be used as 3D features heights, features transparency can be set and time stamps animation and customized icons for points layers can be used. Thematic map legend is also exported and colors are preserved.
A gathering of the European OpenStreetMap communit, State of the Map Europe, took place in Karlsruhe, Germany in June. Hundreds of attendees met to discuss various aspect of the project. Ed Freyfogle details how OpenStreetMap (OSM) has come a long way.