[talk-au] scenic routes

Ian Sergeant inas66+osm at gmail.com
Wed Nov 7 22:17:30 GMT 2012


Traditionally, I've seen these mapped as route relations

type=route
route=road
network=T
ref=<number>

Where they are numbered tourist routes.  There are a fair few of them
around, and this is documented on AU tagging guidelines page, I think..

Ian.

On 8 November 2012 08:47, David Bannon <dbannon at internode.on.net> wrote:

>
>
> Yep, good idea Wil. I don't see anything obvious in Map Features,
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Map_Features you really have two
> choices, define your own or start a campaign to define a suitable key.
> First is easier, second will do a heap better job as if most people do
> it the same way, its going to be easier to find entries. If you go for
> the roll your own solution, do doc it in the Australian page so local
> people can at least follow you example.
>
> I think its something you add to a road, so maybe its -
>
> highway=*
> tourism=scenic_route
> .....
>
> However, most of the things defined under tourism
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:tourism are really POI like, does
> that mean they should not be applied to a linear thing ?
>
> David
>
>
> On Wed, 2012-11-07 at 23:32 +1030, wil ly wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I have an angle for updating OSM. I want to find a file of all scenic
> > drives. The ones sign posted with brown signs that you see when
> > driving. For all my Googling, I can't seem to find a map or a file of
> > these. It would be good to tag all such roads in OSM so it's easy to
> > plan scenic trips.
> >
> > I want to do this so I can discover more nice parts of Queensland.
> >
> > Wil
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