[talk-au] Is the RTA making their own fork..

Steve Bennett stevagewp at gmail.com
Mon Oct 18 23:51:01 BST 2010


Hmm, interesting. Anyone know any more about it?

I doubt they're making a "fork" - probably just an extra layer that
sits on top of google maps?

Steve

On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 7:26 AM, David Murn <davey at incanberra.com.au> wrote:
> >From the NSW RTA website..
>
> http://www.mybikeroute.info/
>
> ‘My Bikeroute’ is the first step in a NSW Government program to improve
> the availability of information about bike-riding in the State. In this
> first, 10-week phase we are asking cyclists to help us map the
> ‘bikeable’ street network in Greater Sydney – not the bike lanes, shared
> paths or marked bike routes that make up the existing cycleway network,
> but those links in the local street and path system that are good places
> to ride, being quieter, more direct, less hilly or simpler to navigate
> than a busy road. We are also collecting information on bicycle
> hazards.
>
> Maybe they should be encouraged to use existing OSM data, and contribute
> their data back.. if there werent so many issues with licences, maybe
> they would?
>
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