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Re: Google Maps & Google Earth

Postby RNcyanide » Fri Oct 03, 2014 12:32 pm

Google maps has Wallstreet Tower labelled downtown...
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Re: Google Maps & Google Earth

Postby mrsticka » Sun Oct 12, 2014 2:43 am

The main lobby of the Best Western Kelly Inn on 108th and L has been covered on Street View now.

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Postby HR Paperstacks » Wed Dec 03, 2014 6:02 pm

Right now Google Earth is showing the Lincoln Beltway:

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Postby Louie » Wed Dec 03, 2014 8:40 pm

HR Paperstacks wrote:Right now Google Earth is showing the Lincoln Beltway:

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I haven't been down there in a while, is it that close to being finished?

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Re: Google Maps & Google Earth

Postby HR Paperstacks » Thu Dec 04, 2014 1:00 am

They're tier 3 projects in the Build Nebraska Act. So they've haven't even started yet.

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Postby mrsticka » Tue Jan 27, 2015 11:51 pm

I look at 108th between Q and L a lot. I saw that they updated their imagery again. This time the imagery is from October. At 108th and M, they've extended the left turn lanes for westbound L Street. You can no longer make left turns at 108th and M. That intersection, at least I think so, is somewhat of a crucial one because of what's there. The Best Western, Super 8 and Village Inn. Now how is northbound traffic on 108th supposed to get to the hotels? And how is southbound traffic supposed to get to Village Inn?

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Postby jessep28 » Wed Jan 28, 2015 12:21 am

mrsticka wrote:I look at 108th between Q and L a lot.  I saw that they updated their imagery again.  This time the imagery is from October.  At 108th and M, they've extended the left turn lanes for westbound L Street.  You can no longer make left turns at 108th and M.  That intersection, at least I think so, is somewhat of a crucial one because of what's there.  The Best Western, Super 8 and Village Inn.  Now how is northbound traffic on 108th supposed to get to the hotels?  And how is southbound traffic supposed to get to Village Inn?


Northbound traffic can turn West on John Galt and there's a little access road that cuts through to M. Southbound traffic can turn East on O and either cut through the Bucky's parking lot, or turn left on 107th Ave and that'll take you right to the Village Inn. No big deal either way. You see worse access issues on W. Dodge.
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Postby mrsticka » Wed Jan 28, 2015 3:22 am

jessep28 wrote:
mrsticka wrote:I look at 108th between Q and L a lot.  I saw that they updated their imagery again.  This time the imagery is from October.  At 108th and M, they've extended the left turn lanes for westbound L Street.  You can no longer make left turns at 108th and M.  That intersection, at least I think so, is somewhat of a crucial one because of what's there.  The Best Western, Super 8 and Village Inn.  Now how is northbound traffic on 108th supposed to get to the hotels?  And how is southbound traffic supposed to get to Village Inn?


Northbound traffic can turn West on John Galt and there's a little access road that cuts through to M. Southbound traffic can turn East on O and either cut through the Bucky's parking lot, or turn left on 107th Ave and that'll take you right to the Village Inn. No big deal either way. You see worse access issues on W. Dodge.

Between 90th and Westroads?

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Re: Google Maps & Google Earth

Postby Garrett » Sat Jan 31, 2015 6:48 pm

Google Earth Pro is now free. It used to be $400 per year.
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Postby RNcyanide » Thu Feb 05, 2015 10:30 pm

They've brushed up the architectural detailing of silhouettes of many buildings across the city.
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Re: Google Maps & Google Earth

Postby Brad » Mon Feb 23, 2015 9:21 am

Looking for SHP Files for Nebraska. Iowa publishes them for anyone to use. Just wondering if Garret or any one has a the SHP files for the Interstate's and Major Highways in Nebraska.

I need them for that Map I have been working on in the Brewery Thread. While it looks plain and boring, its actually made with SHP files in AutoCAD.
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Postby Garrett » Mon Feb 23, 2015 1:35 pm

Brad wrote:Looking for SHP Files for Nebraska.  Iowa publishes them for anyone to use.  Just wondering if Garret or any one has a the SHP files for the Interstate's and Major Highways in Nebraska.  

I need them for that Map I have been working on in the Brewery Thread.  While it looks plain and boring, its actually made with SHP files in AutoCAD.


I have one that has every highway in Nebraska, but that may be overkill.

http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/policyinformation/hpms/shapefiles.cfm
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Re: Google Maps & Google Earth

Postby Brad » Mon Feb 23, 2015 1:40 pm

Garrett wrote:
Brad wrote:Looking for SHP Files for Nebraska.  Iowa publishes them for anyone to use.  Just wondering if Garret or any one has a the SHP files for the Interstate's and Major Highways in Nebraska.  

I need them for that Map I have been working on in the Brewery Thread.  While it looks plain and boring, its actually made with SHP files in AutoCAD.


I have one that has every highway in Nebraska, but that may be overkill.

http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/policyinformation/hpms/shapefiles.cfm



Awesome Thanks. Overkill is fine, I can thin it out once I get it in my drawing.

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Re: Google Maps & Google Earth

Postby Garrett » Mon Feb 23, 2015 1:42 pm

Brad wrote:
Garrett wrote:
Brad wrote:Looking for SHP Files for Nebraska.  Iowa publishes them for anyone to use.  Just wondering if Garret or any one has a the SHP files for the Interstate's and Major Highways in Nebraska.  

I need them for that Map I have been working on in the Brewery Thread.  While it looks plain and boring, its actually made with SHP files in AutoCAD.


I have one that has every highway in Nebraska, but that may be overkill.

http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/policyinformation/hpms/shapefiles.cfm



Awesome Thanks.  Overkill is fine, I can thin it out once I get it in my drawing.

Thanks Again!


I can pare them down fairly easily if you tell me which highways you want.
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Postby Brad » Mon Feb 23, 2015 2:02 pm

No big deal, I can too. Thanks for the offer.
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Re: Google Maps & Google Earth

Postby Mr.Nuke » Fri Jun 19, 2015 11:02 am

I saw a Streetview car this morning at 120th and Prairie Lane Drive.

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Postby bigredmed » Sat Jun 20, 2015 8:19 pm

Mr.Nuke wrote:I saw a Streetview car this morning at 120th and Prairie Lane Drive.


Google car this AM going south on 72nd street between Blondo and Maple.

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Postby NEDodger » Sat Jun 20, 2015 8:46 pm

Weird. Weren't they just here last summer/fall?

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Postby Garrett » Sat Jun 20, 2015 10:06 pm

I just saw an Apple Maps car driving through Chicago... Could these sitings really be those?
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Re: Google Maps & Google Earth

Postby Mr.Nuke » Sun Jun 21, 2015 9:49 am

Garrett wrote:I just saw an Apple Maps car driving through Chicago... Could these sitings really be those?

Doesn't look like an apple maps car to me...
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Re: Google Maps & Google Earth

Postby NEDodger » Sun Jun 21, 2015 12:57 pm

Does anyone know how often they update the satelite photos? The Hyatt Place still shows as a hole in the ground.

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Postby Mr.Nuke » Sun Jun 21, 2015 2:19 pm

NEDodger wrote:Does anyone know how often they update the satelite photos? The Hyatt Place still shows as a hole in the ground.

I'm not really sure how they decide what image to use for google maps. Google Earth has 2 or 3 newer images showing the completed hotel.

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Postby HR Paperstacks » Sun Jun 21, 2015 7:51 pm

NEDodger wrote:Does anyone know how often they update the satelite photos? The Hyatt Place still shows as a hole in the ground.

That area of town uses older satellite imagery in Maps because of the 3D buildings.

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Postby Brad » Tue Jun 23, 2015 2:52 pm

However if you hit the clock, you can go to the newest image which is 10/14/14 and the building is done and open...
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Postby Coyote » Thu Aug 06, 2015 9:58 am

I'm sure the answer to this is in here somewhere, but,
Does Google maps allow you to view older images of Omaha?
How do you toggle between Years? Which years do they have?
What I am really trying to do is overlay an old image of Aksarben on top of a modern image of Aksarben Village... Thanks
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Re: Google Maps & Google Earth

Postby Garrett » Thu Aug 06, 2015 11:56 am

Google maps does not, Google Earth does. It has imagery from March of 1993.
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Postby GetUrban » Thu Aug 06, 2015 12:48 pm

The DOGIS site also has older Basemap images you can choose from including 1941, 1962, 1993, 1998, 2001, 2004, 2010, and 2013.

The 1962 image looks like it is shifted 1 block north, since the old bridge across the river was on Douglas, not Dodge. It shows up correct in the 1941 image. It's interesting looking at how many smaller buildings were demo'd on the 4 blocks where GLM is now. Omaha has lost a heck of a lot of the urban density it once had....for better or worse.

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Postby MTO » Thu Aug 06, 2015 2:48 pm

My  maps are so old I think they're from 1915.
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Postby HR Paperstacks » Thu Aug 06, 2015 5:59 pm

MTO wrote:

That's Apple for those of you viewing from a desktop. It shows up as a square there. Had to look at the post on my phone. That's ÿ for you...

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Postby U R my Helix » Thu Sep 03, 2015 5:43 pm

I noticed today that the 2015 Google street views are out for Omaha. Friendly people as usual. People lets at least try and be friendly when we see the Google car.
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Postby RNcyanide » Thu Sep 03, 2015 6:12 pm

:lafcry:

Where is that picture taken??
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Re: Google Maps & Google Earth

Postby U R my Helix » Thu Sep 03, 2015 6:16 pm

You can enjoy this guy on 14th street downtown from Dodge to Howard.

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2015 Google Street Views

Postby U R my Helix » Thu Sep 03, 2015 8:23 pm

Here are the friendly people in this years Google Street view.
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Postby U R my Helix » Thu Sep 03, 2015 8:25 pm

And so far this is my favorite 2015 Google Street view for downtown.
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Re: Google Maps & Google Earth

Postby Seth » Tue Sep 22, 2015 3:26 pm

Haha, good stuff

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Re: Google Maps & Google Earth

Postby mrsticka » Thu Oct 01, 2015 8:37 am

It's nice to see the completed work of the collector/distributor lane for eastbound I-80 at L Street. They still have the same 55+ year-old bridges for I and L Streets over I-80 intact.

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Re: Google Maps & Google Earth

Postby Garrett » Mon Oct 05, 2015 12:26 pm

This website has timelapses of basically everywhere in the world from 1984 to 2012.

http://world.time.com/timelapse/

Go to explore the world on the bottom right tab. Enjoy.
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Re: Google Maps & Google Earth

Postby HR Paperstacks » Sun Aug 07, 2016 12:18 pm

Google Earth now has imagery from 5/6/2016.

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Re: Google Maps & Google Earth

Postby Mr.Nuke » Thu Sep 01, 2016 11:34 am

I had another google street view car sighting today at 120th and Center.

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Re: Google Maps & Google Earth

Postby Coyote » Thu Sep 01, 2016 4:30 pm

Mr.Nuke wrote:I had another google street view car sighting today at 120th and Center.

There was one in Aksarben Village yesterday.
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