Missing/Broken Cities Tracker

@JamesChevalier, I am wondering if the Missing/Broken Cities Tracker is still in use…? If not, what is the new procedure to add cities? If it is in use, how often do you go through it?

I don’t mean any disrespect or pressure because I know how much work you do on this website, but it’s been a while since I added 30+ cities to that list (all marked Green & Fixed in OSM, and all with correct OSM Relation/Way links) that haven’t been added yet. And the overall list just keeps getting longer (359 as of today, though many of them there don’t seem ready for actually adding).

Anyway, please do advise so we know what timeline to expect (or the new procedure). Thank you!


Scott Trimble
Los Angeles, California, USA.
CS Profile / Lifemap (Hard Mode)

It is still in use. I get to it roughly monthly, with varying degrees of success.

For various reasons, some additions are pushed down in priority while I’m working through them - things like requests for nested cities, certain locations that are typically problematic, etc … it’s generally the stuff that I have to actually think about.

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Awesome. :slight_smile: I totally get it how the problematic ones can drain away the time. Though I suppose the “Fixed in OSM” (Green) / “Relation” or “Way” (not “Node”) ones can generally be done all at once in one fell swoop, right? Anyway, thank you, @JamesChevalier!


Mostly … lots of stuff in England/Scotland needs closer review & I regularly come across requests for inappropriate additions - either counties or tiny neighborhoods.
So, I do have to do some review of the requests & after that’s done I do generally import up to a dozen at once. I try not to do too much at one time, though, to keep from overloading the system with the processing work.

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