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Trail Assist

A0b49382b6dcd9dd4602c3088717724e?s=47 Seth Fitzsimmons
April 12, 2015

Trail Assist

A project for the myAmerica Developer Summit at the Department of the Interior in Washington, DC by Dan Rademacher, Jereme Monteau, and myself.


Seth Fitzsimmons

April 12, 2015


  1. Trail Assist Agency Data
 Citizen Data Seth Fitzsimmons, Stamen

    Design Jereme Monteau, Trailhead Labs Dan Rademacher, Stamen Design
  2. RIDB gets you point locations.

  3. auto touring biking boating camping climbing day use area diving

    documentary site environmental education fire lookouts/cabins overnight fish hatchery fish viewing site fishing hiking historic & cultural site horse camping horseback riding hotel/lodge/resort fs owned hotel/lodge/resort privately owned hunting information site interpretive programs observation site off highway vehicle organization site FS owned organization site privately owned other recreation concession site paddling photography picnicking playground park specialized sport site recreation residence recreational vehicles snorkeling snowpark swimming swimming site visitor center water sports wilderness wildlife viewing winter sports And text attributes
  4. Where exactly are those amenities? What do those parks actually

    look like?
  5. How do we fill in this map?

  6. Or this map?

  7. Ask all the people government + citizens Agency staff Park

    volunteers OpenStreetMappers Social media users
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  11. How do we make everyone’s park data better everywhere?

  12. Trail Assist 
 Not all the trails are the same!

    Social media = good Social trail = bad
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  18. Agency Data

  19. OpenStreetMap Data

  20. Strava Heatmap

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  22. Citizens and agencies can make the data better, together.

  23. Millennials want to participate.

  24. Let’s help them.

  25. The tools are 
 already working. Come talk to us!

  26. Social Media + Open Data