[OSM-talk] Bike / Pedestrian directions on the MQ Open sites
edodd at billiau.net
Sun Mar 6 01:47:42 GMT 2011
On Sun, 6 Mar 2011 12:36:32 +1100
Steve Bennett <stevagewp at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 6, 2011 at 7:12 AM, ant <antofosm at gmail.com> wrote:
> > very nice! I've checked some of my daily bicycle routes. Of four
> > routes two are perfect, and two have become too long--obviously in
> > favour of the use of cycleways. Don't forget that although
> > cycleways are preferable, cycling on roads is still possible and
> > avoiding it usually isn't worth a 10% increase of distance.
> Interesting, my threshold would be closer to 40 or 50%. You're saying
> you'd rather ride 20km on roads rather than 22km on bike path? I
> wonder how they can cope with such a range in preferences.
and I ride 30% more to avoid traffic (and improve fitness, of course)
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