[OSM-dev] real-time traffic map

Marcus Wolschon Marcus at Wolschon.biz
Wed Aug 20 11:24:50 BST 2008

On Wed, 20 Aug 2008 13:00:05 +0300, "Bogdan Bivolaru" <bogdan.bivolaru at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear all,
> Do you know any way to maintain an instantaneous map of a road? By that I
> mean: can all the drivers using OpenStreetMap + GPS upload their current
> location and direction they are going to, instant & average speed to some
> server and then can the server process the uploads to show the average
> speed
> and traffic?
> And maybe people can upload other location related info like a picture of
> an
> interesting view, or info about a car accident? Any free software plugin
> for
> OpenStreetMap that does that?

OpenStreetMap is no software but a database, so it does not have "plugins".
Only applications that use our database.

I don't think such a software exists but it sure sounds interesting.
Are you capable of writing such a thing or specify it in more detail?
This sounds like something that could be done using Google Apps Engine.


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