I see the activity thumbnail map started using a more up to date map in the past few days. Now use that map for the activities instead the current nearly 2 year out of date one.
Its been about a year and a half since Strava updated their map. I got the same BS line about the map being updated quarterly 6 months ago.
I think they reason they haven't updated the maps is that they don't know how to do it. Just like how the global heatmap stagnated for years after the employee who created it left.
I submitted a support request and the response was that maps are updated quarterly now.
I think its time for Strava to move onto the next map provider or build their own. Mapbox stopped updating their map last September which has made Strava's route builder absolutely useless.
Developer turnover must be taking quite the toll on the company if they don't have the in house talent to knock this out in a few days.
Johnny Bigoud's experience echo mine exactly. Using the heatmap plus my own rides I mapped the local mountain bike trails last fall which is now visible to all Strava users. Do my stats make my o...
In the JOSM editor for OSM there is a way to configure the Mapbox satellite imagery to overzoom instead of disappearing which provides a better user experience. I believe all I had to do was repla...
The people with their chamois in a bunch over the lack of streetview seem to be self identifying as the "don't be that guy" kind of Strava user.
Great to see OSM being used, but Mapbox's default title theme has got to go. It is not near as nice as the mapnik style used on the OSM site. Pathways are barely visible, service roads are not re...