[Tagging] Feature Proposal - TMC - New tagging scheme for TMC
knauf at infoware.de
Thu Apr 19 13:09:47 BST 2012
Am 10.04.2012 05:33, schrieb Martijn van Exel:
> On 3/29/2012 7:01 AM, Heinrich Knauf wrote:
>> infoware GmbH, Bonn, Germany, and Geofabrik GmbH, Karlsruhe, Germany,
>> have developed an
>> improved tagging scheme for TMC data which we would like to propopose
>> to the OSM community.
>> Currently, this feature is explained in German only.
>> Pelase refer to
>> Your comments are greatly appreceated!
> That looks like a huge improvement from the existing proposal. A few
> questions for clarification and discussion:
> * In this proposal, the actual TMC LCDs are not technically required,
> are they? If all the ways are tagged according to this schema, you can
> look up the segments just by looking at the ways? I guess having the
> LCD encoded onto nodes will speed up lookup.
> * How do you plan to make this huge effort (even just for Germany)
> manageable? I mean, it's simpler than it looks, but it still is a
> *lot* of work. A JOSM plugin? A dedicated website to track progress
> and show bugs / inconsistencies? Other supporting tools for mappers?
> * Do you (or anyone) have any info on the 'openness' of this data in
> other countries? I believe they are proprietary data here in the US,
> not sure though (will ask in talk-us).
I do not yet have an idea about a plug-in for JOSM, but TMC inspector is
(Please report if the link does not work.)
I think this is a good means of visualizing the state of TMC mapping.
And there is another project at infoware to install and run a server
that continuously shows the current traffic status on these road
segments that are tagged according to the the new scheme.
Mit freundlichen Grüßen,
office: +49 228 338899-21
email: knauf at infoware.de <mailto:knauf at infoware.de>
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