STM Adopts OpenStreetMap

Simon Mercier | MapGears | June 26, 2013

Mapgears’ team has been involved in the development of the new Web application for the “Société de transport de Montréal” (STM) this winter. The TP1 agency, who built the new STM website and integrated their new branding, turned to Mapgears for the production of an online map entirely based on OpenStreetMap, a high quality and free worldwide geospatial data source.

A map styled and customized for the STM

The requirements from STM and TP1 focused on the map styling and rendering quality. Due to the significant costs associated with the use of Google Maps and the flexibility allowed by the use of OpenStreetMap in the custom design of the map, OpenStreetMap has emerged as the best and ideal solution. [...]