[Imports] TriMet will begin OSM improvements in the Portland area

Sam Vekemans acrosscanadatrails at gmail.com
Fri Feb 11 05:53:37 GMT 2011


Oops, nevermind.
That got sent when it shouldn't have.
Appologies.
Sam

On 2/10/11, Sam Vekemans <acrosscanadatrails at gmail.com> wrote:
> Great!
> can you share a link to the .shp files?
> Thanks,
> Sam
>
> On 2/10/11, PJ Houser <stephanie.jean.houser at gmail.com> wrote:
>> *
>> *
>>
>> *TriMet will begin OSM improvements in the Portland area beginning Monday
>> February 21, 2011*.
>>
>> Geographic Extent:  Multnomah, Clark, Washington, and Clackamas County
>>
>> Timeframe:  6 months, February 18, 2011 – August 18, 2011
>>
>> OSM User Names:  TriMet_PJH, TriMet_MSB, TriMet_GNH, TriMet_BB
>>
>> Reference files used to make the improvements:
>>
>> Metro’s Regional Datasets: streets.shp, trails.shp, bikes.shp  (starting
>> with current versions dated January 2011)
>>
>>             6 inch aerial imagery flown Fall 2010
>>
>>
>> Improvements using ArcMap's OSM Editor include:
>>
>>    - Street alignments
>>       - Streets with bus routes on them are allowed a 5 foot difference
>>       between OSM and Metro.
>>       - Streets without bus routes are allowed a 10 foot buffer.
>>    - Attributes
>>       - The attributes in Metro's data will be rewritten in a form
>> matching
>>       OSM.
>>       - Missing sections can then be copied and pasted into OSM's data
>>       layer.
>>    - Geometrically incorrect sections
>>       - will be snapped to match Metro's
>>    - We will also be checking directionality
>>
>> The work from this project will support applications and projects such as
>> the Open Trip Planner http://opentripplanner.org/ and The Intertwine
>> http://theintertwine.org/.
>>
>>
>>
>> For more detailed information or questions, please contact Bibiana McHugh
>> mchughb at trimet.org or myself (PJ Houser, stephanie.jean.houser at gmail.com)
>>
>>
>> Input?
>>
>>
>> --
>> PJ Houser
>> Trimet, GIS
>>
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