The main data source of the komoot map is the open source website OpenStreetMap (OSM).
If there is something missing or a mistake in the map, like for example a missing street, wrong access permission, or a street which is not accessible by bike, users can correct this by editing the respective part in OpenStreetMap. If you’d like to edit it yourself, more information on how to do so can be found here: Improving the komoot map using OpenStreetMap.
If you don’t want to make the improvement yourself, you can report it to OpenStreetMap and an active OSM-mapper will look into it. Here's how you do it:
- Open OpenStreetMap
- Search for the respective address or location and select it on the map
- Click on the right side on the speech-bubble-icon “Add a note to the map”.
- This will open a note box where you can add your edit suggestion
- Make sure that the pin icon marks the correct position
- Then select “Add note” to submit
Note: Notes on OpenStreetMap are always public. Don't enter personal information or information from copyright maps or directory listings.
The next time an OSM-mapper is editing this area, they will see your note and hopefully apply the edit. When an edit gets applied depends on the OpenStreetMap community in that area.
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