[Talk-africa] Fix road problems around Africa with MapRoulette: Angola, Egypt, Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa, Tunisia & Uganda

Andrew Wiseman andrew_wiseman at apple.com
Thu Nov 14 22:04:25 UTC 2019

Hi everyone,

I created a new one related to protected areas — such as national parks, protected forests, marine protected areas and so on. Take a look

	• Fixing protected area tagging in Africa: https://maproulette.org/browse/challenges/10847



Andrew Wiseman |  Maps | iPhone: + | andrew_wiseman at apple.com <mailto:andrew_wiseman at apple.com>

> On Oct 23, 2019, at 2:29 PM, Andrew Wiseman <andrew_wiseman at apple.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> We recently refreshed the MapRoulette challenges with new data, and added a few more countries around the continent. Here are new links to them. Let me know if you have any questions! 
> https://github.com/osmlab/appledata/wiki/MapRoulette-Challenges#africa
> Thanks,
> Andrew 
> Andrew Wiseman |  Maps | iPhone: + | andrew_wiseman at apple.com
>> On Sep 6, 2019, at 4:45 PM, Andrew Wiseman <andrew_wiseman at apple.com> wrote:
>> Hello OSM Africa,
>> This is Andrew again with Apple’s Maps team. We recently used our Atlas data analysis tool (https://github.com/osmlab/atlas) to look at a few types of potential issues related to roads and routing, such as overly sharp road angles, roads that cross but don't connect, routing problems, turn restrictions, places where navigation is impossible due to missing connections or potentially incorrect one-way roads, and other similar issues.
>> I've posted the results of those checks on MapRoulette, a tool that lets you go through potential issues one by one and either correct them or indicate they are not a problem. I wanted to let you know they are available in case others wanted to try fixing some of them — I also plan to go through some of them myself.
>> In MapRoulette you can either pick a random task to fix or click on a specific one. If you want to do tasks around a certain location, such as somewhere you are familiar with, you can click on one from the map view, and then click Next task: Nearby when you finish it.
>> We ran the tool for a few countries recently: 
>> South Africa:
>> Crossing roads: https://maproulette.org/browse/challenges/8863
>> Routing problems: https://maproulette.org/browse/challenges/8855
>> Floating and disconnected roads: https://maproulette.org/browse/challenges/8852
>> Road connectivity check: https://maproulette.org/browse/challenges/8861
>> Invalid lanes: https://maproulette.org/browse/challenges/8860
>> Invalid turn restriction: https://maproulette.org/browse/challenges/8862
>> Malformed roundabouts: https://maproulette.org/browse/challenges/8859
>> Road links: https://maproulette.org/browse/challenges/8853
>> Uganda:
>> Crossing roads: https://maproulette.org/browse/challenges/8890
>> Routing problems: https://maproulette.org/browse/challenges/8892
>> Floating and disconnected roads: https://maproulette.org/browse/challenges/8894
>> Road connectivity check: https://maproulette.org/browse/challenges/8897
>> Invalid lanes: https://maproulette.org/browse/challenges/8896
>> Invalid turn restriction: https://maproulette.org/browse/challenges/8901
>> Malformed roundabouts: https://maproulette.org/browse/challenges/8899
>> Kenya:
>> Impossible routing: https://maproulette.org/browse/challenges/8734
>> Floating and disconnected roads: https://maproulette.org/browse/challenges/8735
>> Sharp road angles: https://maproulette.org/browse/challenges/8737
>> Crossing roads: https://maproulette.org/browse/challenges/8740
>> Connectivity check: https://maproulette.org/browse/challenges/8741
>> Invalid turn restrictions: https://maproulette.org/browse/challenges/8742
>> Rwanda:
>> Crossing roads: https://maproulette.org/browse/challenges/8850
>> Routing problems: https://maproulette.org/browse/challenges/8847
>> Floating and disconnected roads: https://maproulette.org/browse/challenges/8843
>> Road connectivity check: https://maproulette.org/browse/challenges/8848
>> Invalid turn restriction: https://maproulette.org/browse/challenges/8845
>> Egypt:
>> Impossible routing: https://maproulette.org/browse/challenges/8686
>> Sharp road angles: https://maproulette.org/browse/challenges/8688
>> Connectivity problems: https://maproulette.org/browse/challenges/8692
>> Malformed roundabouts: https://maproulette.org/browse/challenges/8690
>> Turn restriction problems: https://maproulette.org/browse/challenges/8693
>> Road links: https://maproulette.org/browse/challenges/8687
>> Crossing roads: https://maproulette.org/browse/challenges/8694
>> Angola:
>> Routing problems: https://maproulette.org/browse/challenges/8399
>> Floating and disconnected roads: https://maproulette.org/browse/challenges/8398
>> Road connectivity check: https://maproulette.org/browse/challenges/8402
>> Invalid turn restriction: https://maproulette.org/browse/challenges/8397
>> Malformed roundabouts: https://maproulette.org/browse/challenges/8401
>> Tunisia:
>> Impossible routing: https://maproulette.org/browse/challenges/8880
>> Connectivity problems: https://maproulette.org/browse/challenges/8887
>> Malformed roundabouts: https://maproulette.org/browse/challenges/8889
>> Turn restriction problems: https://maproulette.org/browse/challenges/8884
>> Road links: https://maproulette.org/browse/challenges/8881
>> Crossing roads: https://maproulette.org/browse/challenges/8888
>> And we have a lot other ones here from before: https://github.com/osmlab/appledata/wiki/MapRoulette-Challenges
>> Let me know if you have any questions or suggestions. Thanks!
>> Andrew 
>> Andrew Wiseman |  Maps | iPhone: + | andrew_wiseman at apple.com

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