Mapping parties are great fun and it's nice to show how much work the people involved put in.
So let's try it, stick this in your web browser:
I found this tool was easy to download and gave the option for meta data:
Install this at command line:
$ npm install -g osmtogeojson
and try something like:
$ osmtogeojson Anniesland.osm > Anniesland.geojson --flatProperties
Brilliant. We can now stick the .geojson in QGIS or Tilemill and make a map:
...looks like overpass api can be used for some nifty stuff, maybe animated snapshots by hour or days....go play.