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OpenStreetMap Carto v3.0.0

Posted by pnorman on 22 December 2016 in English.

Dear all,

Today, v3.0.0 of the openstreetmap-carto stylesheet (the default stylesheet on has been released.

Major changes include

  • Mapnik 3 is now required
  • CartoCSS 0.16.x is now required
  • Official Tilemill support is dropped
  • Shapefiles are downloaded with a new python script

Changes include

  • Noto Naskh is now used for Arabic
  • Visual impact of campsites and quarries reduced below z13
  • Wilderness huts rendered
  • Subway entrances rendered

Thanks to all the contributors for this release including jojo4u, a new contributor.

For a full list of commits, see…v3.0.0

As always, we welcome any bug reports at


Comment from kocio on 22 December 2016 at 13:19

To be more precise: subway entrances refs are rendered now.

Comment from Hedaja on 23 December 2016 at 06:22

Thanks as always to all the contributors =)

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