[Tagging] Mapping gentle slopes?

Richard Mann richard.mann.westoxford at gmail.com
Tue Jan 4 21:50:41 GMT 2011

The Brussels cycle map (unfortunately only available in a print
version, as far as I can see) uses a coloured line on the right side
of the road for notably uphill (pink) and severely uphill (red). It
takes a bit of getting used to, but it conveys the information
reasonably efficiently.


On Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 3:13 PM, Nathan Edgars II <neroute2 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm interested in mapping which direction of a street slopes down
> (mainly for cycling purposes). The contour lines used by OpenCycleMap
> don't have nearly enough resolution for this, yet many streets have a
> noticeable slope (which can also be seen in how the roadside drains
> are designed). Is there a way to tag that a street is downhill in the
> forward or backward direction?
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