There is a nice initiative going on in our local community.
1) Fill "name:etymology:wikidata" within #openstreetmap for all streets named after a person.
2) Match this data with Wikipedia’s data, especially whether that famous person is male or female.
3) Show the % of streets named after male or female characters.
@bxl_forever is there a osmwiki page for that initiative, that one can share more easily?
@Joker AFAIK there isn’t.
This is a small initiative by a local non-profit, with the additional benefit of bringing new people to start using OpenStreetMap (like a mapathon).
They explain the idea on the registration page: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/towards-equal-street-names-with-open-data-registration-92536026747
If it proves to be succesful, they should definitely write some documentation to encourage other local communities to do the same.
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