[talk-au] Mapping a blank spot

Peter Ross peter at emailross.com
Thu Jul 22 07:26:47 BST 2010


On Thu, Jul 22, 2010 at 2:21 PM, Steve Bennett <stevagewp at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 22, 2010 at 12:42 PM, John Smith <deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I just want more people to contribute maxspeed information to make
>> routing more useful, and if people see maxspeed tags everywhere I was
>> hoping they'd either fix them if wrong, or add them to non-residential
>> streets...
>
> Fwiw, I think it was probably a good idea to do this.
>
> Adding maxspeed information is one of the most tedious tasks possible
> though. Even on roads I know well I find it hard to do from memory,
> and frequently the two sides of the road are a bit out of sync.
>
> Btw, if anyone knows the Calder Highway, I noticed recently that
> outbound it's 80 kph for a very long section (to about Calder Park)
> while 100 kph in-bound. Very odd. Anyone know the story?
>
It's a high accident zone because many streets from the suburb to the
west let you onto the highway.  So they closed a lot of the crossing
points which allowed you to get on the inbound lanes coming from a
side street and for outboud they slowed it down to 80.




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