Mar 20 2022 05:36 PM
Mar 20 2022 05:36 PM
I recently spent a few weeks getting the streets and addresses updated and added to Google Maps for our new community. There is an online process that I tried to use back in January, but it didn't work. I had to work with an expert who in turn forwarded my requests to the Google Maps team. Once we got over an initial hurdle to name the streets correctly, I could then add addresses in their correct locations.
The good news is it seems like Bing may be getting data from Google (or it was propagated through another source) since all the addresses I added show up on Bing when I search. They did not show up a month ago. The problem is they are in the wrong locations. I've tried to go through the online process but nothing is updating and I do not receive any feedback through my account that the changes have been accepted.
I've attached composite screenshots of what both Google and Bing Maps shows. You can see where all of the Bing Maps addresses are off by around 100 feet although there are a few other addresses that are off by much more.
Any assistance is much appreciated as I'm there are businesses and individuals that use Bing Maps to route packages or themselves to our addresses.
Mar 21 2022 06:10 PM
Mar 21 2022 07:01 PM
Thank you for the reply and for the useful information to help me direct further research and inquiries.
Working with Google, I provided pictures and and a municipal document showing the community layout which allowed us to first get correct road names into the system then correct addresses associated with wrong street names then finally add addresses for in-progress to complete houses. Not ideal but that allows people in the neighborhood to hopefully receive packages that have been lost or delivered to a similar sounding road nearby.
No way to do that through an automated system (and I have put a couple of submissions into Bing Maps using the feedback link).
With Bing maps, all addresses seem to be in place just off by ~100 feet +- on average.
I'll research further with Tom Tom and also try finding where to verify information with the municipality.
Mar 21 2022 09:38 PM
Mar 21 2022 09:40 PM
Mar 21 2022 09:41 PM - edited Mar 21 2022 10:31 PM
As assumed, the map reporter has the address you listed, it is possible to manually suggest feedback on each one though each report is anonymous. So, it's best to get in touch with the TomTom team!
Kindly note that the reports on the map will change icon when it is accepted then fixed :)
have a wonderful day!
PS: It would be even more wonderful if your city would publish these new developments in open source data or sent to publishers like TomTom in advance.
Such as GIS dashboard...
Mar 21 2022 09:43 PM - edited Mar 21 2022 10:07 PM
Good idea! TomTom after accepting the report usually takes the next Monday to push the update which in turn gets sent to the Bing Maps team that implements into the Windows Maps and so on..
Which takes a bit longer to implement so that everything works. :) Open Street Maps isn't listed as a source on Bing Maps also the Vexcel Birds Eye isn't that great for showing where the houses were, so guessing they were adding the address of what they seen. Best for the city to inform them the exact coordinates of what ntos. :)
Mar 21 2022 10:23 PM
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Mar 22 2022 06:44 AM - edited Mar 22 2022 06:55 AM
It would be best if you can provide all the address in the area and Bold the ones that are inaccurate, also the postal code plus the coordinates please :)
Thank you :)
PS: It would be better if you can get the City to contact TomTom , Here as well , though Here is no more a supplier for Bing.
Mar 22 2022 06:59 AM
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Mar 22 2022 10:15 AM - edited Mar 22 2022 11:37 AM
Yes, continuing at Tom Tom forums makes sense. I just wanted to add a bit more detail on the Bing side for anyone following there as a reference if the same issue came up in the future. I'll only post there from now on.
I was able to get a clear plat and am working on a package to include the plat as well as lat longs for all addresses I added to the Google side. Should have that in an hour or so.
Mar 23 2022 05:17 AM
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