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Thursday Geonews: Where 2.0 2011 Coverage, 'WorldMap' Collaborative Mapping, More on Google Earth Builder, and much more

With the Easter break at the door, here's the recent geonews in batch mode.

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Friday Geonews: Crowdsourced and Irresponsible Radiation Maps, US Mall in Bing Maps, Autodesk 2012 Products, GeoPDF to GeoTIFF, and more

Here's the Friday geonews in batch mode.

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Monday Geonews: More Japan, MapQuest Launches Map Builder, MapServer Studio, and much much more

Here's the recent geonews that haven't made it into full stories in batch mode.

Related to the Japan 2011 earthquake and tsunami:

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Monday Geonews: OpenCycleMap.org, Lybia and World Unrest Maps, LightSquared GPS Signal Jamming Update, and much more

Here's the recent geonews that haven't made it into an individual story in batch mode.

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Friday Geonews: OpenLayers Mobile, OpenStreetMap in Canada, Free ArcGIS Online Services, ArcGIS Explorer Add-Ins, WMS is Dying?, and much more

Here's the Friday geonews in batch mode.

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Tuesday Geonews: ESRI File GeoDB API Beta 2, Microsoft and Nokia Alliance, More 3D OpenStreetMap, MapQuest Transit Directions, and much more

Here's recent geonews in batch mode. I will be away the reminder of the week, so expect less stories, but we'll take care of your submitted content.

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MapQuest Licenses Urban Mapping Enhanced Public Transportation Database; MapQuest Multi-Modal Routing Service Available in Major US Cities

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- February 10, 2011 -- Urban Mapping, Inc(UMI), a leading provider of web services and on-demand data for interactive mapping applications today announced that MapQuest has implemented Urban Mapping’s industry-leading database of public transportation for inclusion into www.mapquest.com, online mapping platform for directions.

Urban Mapping’s mass transit database features highly-detailed information about more than 150 public transportation systems in North America. UMI employs a globally-distributed research network of on-the ground employees who collect information about bus, rail and ferry systems, including station attributes, entrance locations, schedules, unplanned events and over 100 other data elements.

MapQuest supports 1 million inquiries for directions each day.  The new pedestrian routing and rail transit options add layers of environmentally conscious features to MapQuest’s growing suite of world-class routing solutions.   MapQuest’s transit product includes nationwide pedestrian routing and a transit option linking pedestrian routing with public rail transportation in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Philadelphia, Washington D.C. and Boston. MapQuest has plans to expand additional city content from Urban Mapping in 2011.

UMI Mass Transit allows interactive publishers and other industries to access accurate and up to date spatial and attribute data for incorporation into multimodal trip planners that includes travel by car, foot or by bus, train, car or ferry. Customers can also monitor unplanned events, such as service interruptions or system-wide notifications and advisories through the Incident Manager.

About Urban Mapping

Urban Mapping, Inc (UMI) provides web-based mapping services and on-demand data tosimplify the development and deployment of online mapping and data visualization applications.  With Mapfluence, UMI’s flagship product, organizations can access an on-demand catalog of 10,000+ high-value variables to query, visualize and analyze data using maps, tables and charts. Since 2006, leading interactive publishers like Microsoft, MapQuest and Yahoo! as well as leading enterprises like CoStar Group, Tableau Software and CoreLogic have been utilizing Urban Mapping's geospatial data and technology.  For more information, please visit us at www.urbanmapping.com.

FOSS4G News: OSGeo's 5th Birthday, pycsw, OpenTouchMap, Maps4Mac, and more

 Here's recent FOSS4G and open geodata related news in batch mode.

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Friday Geonews: Google's Follow Your World, More MapQuest and OSM, GeoDict Geocoder, HTML5 Geolocation, iOS Apps, GALILEO Wikileaks, and much more

 Here's Friday geonews in batch mode. Exceptionally, the last two weeks are covered.

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Friday Geonews: Australia Flood Maps, ArcGIS Success Stories, iOS Find my Friends, Sarah Palin's Map, and more

Here's the Friday geonews in batch mode.

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