[HOT] West Africa Ebola Activtion - UNMEER request to Enhance Routing
Rafael Avila Coya
ravilacoya at gmail.com
Mon Mar 16 19:04:12 UTC 2015
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I said there would be probably better solutions ;)
It sounds good to me. The only thing is that speed isn't an approved
tag, while maxspeed is.
On 16/03/15 19:58, Pierre Béland wrote:
> Hi Rafael,
> the problem is that we would not use appropriately the tag if we
> record average speeds.
> Then, what's about structuring this way ?
> speed:average:dryseason, speed:average:rainyseason
*De :* Rafael Avila Coya <ravilacoya at gmail.com>
> *À :* hot at openstreetmap.org *Envoyé le :* Lundi 16 mars 2015 14h44
> *Objet :* Re: [HOT] West Africa Ebola Activtion - UNMEER request
> to Enhance Routing
> Hi, Pierre:
> A possibility would be to use a rejected but yet quite used
> maxspeed:practical tag 
> - From it, I would suggest maxspeed:practical:dryseason,
> There maybe better solutions...
> On 16/03/15 19:21, Pierre Béland wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> With the rainy season arriving soon in West Africa, the UN
>> Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER) wants to enhance
>> the routing algorithms to better predict the road displacement
>> This morning, we had a formal request from UNMEER to collaborate
>> on this project as the rainy season arrives soon. We would like
>> to have your comments on the feasability and the best way for us
>> to participate to such a project.
>> There were already discussions on this recently, talking either
>> about isochrone maps, WFP enhancing road conditions, usage of
>> the OSRM tool.
>> From the discussions this morning, A local drinking company
>> would accept to collaborate with the drivers providing average
>> speed time.
>> UNMEER plans to use seasonnal average speed time (ie. rainy /
>> dry seasons). This means that we would have to add two tags to
>> enter this information into the OSM database. The drinking
>> company would take care to organize the data collection with
>> their employes. We discussed about either using Fieldpapers or
>> some tools like OSMand if drivers are using phones.
>> To conclude, it was said in the discussion that OSMand is one of
>> the best tool ever. Always interesting to have such feedbacks,
>> and yes, in context of humanitarian operations in such large
>> territories, these mobile tools are as valuable as in our car at
>> home, and invaluable for drivers.
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