OpenStreetMap Carto release v4.18.0

Posted by kocio on 21 December 2018 in English (English).

Dear all,

Today, v4.18.0 of the OpenStreetMap Carto stylesheet (the default stylesheet on the OSM website) has been released. Once changes are deployed on the it will take couple of days before all tiles show the new rendering.

Changes include

  • Adding rendering for healthcare tag scheme
    • Changing hospital icon
    • Changing healthcare color to red
  • Changing natural=scrub color
  • Changing landuse=allotments color and pattern
  • Adding rendering for natural=cape
  • Rendering leisure=ice_rink
  • Adding rendering for man_made=crane
  • Adding icons for shop=fabric and shop=carpet
  • Updating icons for amenity=arts_centre, leisure=slipway, amenity=restaurant/amenity=food_court and man_made=storage_tank/man_made=silo
  • Using dedicated icon for artwork_type=bust
  • Rendering railway pattern on z12
  • Showing labels of big states (like Alaska)
  • Moving railway=tram_stop and station=subway later
  • Adding rendering for more private POIs
  • Removing smoothing in leisure=track and attraction=water_slide
  • Using subway bridge style for subway construction bridges
  • Rendering wind turbines names and other tweaks
  • Changing man_made gray and text color, making text-dy uniform
  • Small documentation and code fixes

Thanks to all the contributors for this release including tpetillon, a new contributor.

For a full list of commits, see…v4.18.0

As always, we welcome any bug reports at

Comment from rothgo on 25 December 2018 at 09:22

great job, I congratulate you

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