[talk-au] South Australia - Public Transport / OSM data

waldo000000 at gmail.com waldo000000 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 27 06:53:14 UTC 2013


Exciting to have you on board, Garth. I'm in Brisbane but would be happy to
help with 'armchair' tasks if and when they arise. Hope you get a good
response from SA mappers.
Cheers,
Roy


On Wed, Nov 27, 2013 at 11:02 AM, Walker, Garth (DPTI) <
Garth.Walker at sa.gov.au> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> I was lucky enough to get in contact with Alex Sims who is the local OSM
> contact for media here in SA.
>
>
>
> I’m working on supporting one of our Public Transport Initiatives Open
> Trip Planning which uses OSM mapping data, and looking to the community for
> support to enhance the current mapping data available for metropolitan
> South Australia.
>
>
>
> Currently we’ve identified that there are several areas of OSM which
> require tagging for pedestrian access, which impacts our open trip planning
> routing options.
>
>
>
> ·         Street Address Limitations ( missing streets and street numbers)
>
> ·         walking paths data not included across many of the highways
> (North East and Main North Gepps cross) connected to transport
> infrastructure, such as railway stations, and bus interchanges. Grange is a
> hot spot, as has been Aldinga, Blackwood and Belair, Mclaren vale ( which
> looks like its improving) and some areas around
>
> ·         Southern and Northern suburb areas not detailed
>
> ·         Smaller Shopping Centres, Councils and other places of interest
> not named.
>
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>
> I’d be very happy to help as I am also involved with the Government Open
> Data program at http://data.sa.gov.au/
>
> I’m keen on building some good relationships with contributors and
> application developers so would like to gather some more support for OSM in
> South Australia.
>
>
>
> Hope to hear from you all.
>
>
>
> Kind Regards
>
>
>
> *Garth Walker*
>
> *Customer Information Project Officer*
>
> *Client Experience Project Manager*
>
>
>
> Customer Experience | Public Transport Services
>
> Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure
>
> GPO BOX 1553, Adelaide, SA, 5001
>
> Government of South Australia
>
>
>
> *Telephone (Primary): (08) 8218 2108 <%2808%29%208218%202108>*
>
> *Email: garth.walker at sa.gov.au <garth.walker at sa.gov.au>*
>
> Web: www.dpti.sa.gov.au <http://www.dtei.sa.gov.au/>
>
> For all your public transport information go to www.adelaidemetro.com.au
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