TechInnovation – ArcGIS Datasets in OpenStreetMap (Deane Kensok, Esri)

One year ago, we announced ArcGIS Data Support in OSM Editors.  As described in that article (please check out for details), Esri partnered with Facebook and others to enable access to open data from the ArcGIS user community for editing OpenStreetMap (OSM) through editors such as RapiD and JOSM.  Since then, we have enabled access to 100 datasets including over 72 million features from the ArcGIS user community!

In this article, I wanted to provide an update on the work that has been completed, thank the many organizations who have already contributed, and extend an offer to others that would like to participate going forward.

ArcGIS Datasets in OpenStreetMap (