[talk-au] scenic routes

Ben Kelley ben.kelley at gmail.com
Wed Nov 7 23:26:18 GMT 2012


Agreed. What Ian says. Use a route relation.

  - Ben.
 On Nov 8, 2012 9:18 AM, "Ian Sergeant" <inas66+osm at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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