[talk-au] Talk-au Digest, Vol 65, Issue 15
rednorth at gmail.com
Wed Nov 21 02:00:46 GMT 2012
RE: tourist drives
I just noticed today that Google Maps has tourist route shields, eg:
In this example, however, only the initial shield is displayed (possibly
reflecting a paucity of road signage). In other locations, such as:
have far more shields displayed.
I have also been in touch with Nathan of Southern Downs regional council in
QLD who has given me 5 routes (1, 11, 12, 14, 21) so I'll put those in OSM.
I asked him if he knew of any other council reps who could give me data,
but I think it's going to be a matter of me contacting them myself. I also
got a CD of PDFs from Mike Keenan (spelling?) at QLD Main Roads which show
routes for many (most?) regional council areas of QLD. These maps have
tourist routes marked but they are at a very small scale so digitising will
cause errors... possibly.
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