[Talk-GB] Gritting Routes

Brian Prangle bprangle at googlemail.com
Mon Jan 18 09:42:26 GMT 2010

Just to add to Andy's post: priority 3 routes are generally bus routes;
going back over roads already surveyed in this exercise, armed with the data
from Naptan cleared up a lot of no-name roads as well; we even organised an
impromptu tutorial and editing session where two new mappers got going.



2010/1/18 Andy Robinson (blackadder-lists) <ajrlists at googlemail.com>

> The West Mids folks have been busy over the last few days adding all the
> Birmingham gritting routes to OSM. We'll be adding the other areas of the
> west mids as we get them as well as the location of all the grit bins.
> You can see the completed mapping for Birmingham on the mappa-mercia
> website
> here:
> "
> http://mappa-mercia.org/gritting-map.shtml?zoom=11&lat=52.48004&lon=-1.8851
> 7&layers=BT<http://mappa-mercia.org/gritting-map.shtml?zoom=11&lat=52.48004&lon=-1.8851%0A7&layers=BT>
> "
> BCC prioritises the gritting routes as 1, 2 or 3. Not all councils appear
> to
> provide their priority but basically in Birmingham the priority 1 routes
> are
> principle highways (trunk), most priority 2 are other primary or secondary
> routes so it's not too difficult to see a likely priority trend.
> With some more snow due in the midlands on Wednesday it's a timely bit of
> work. To follow activity subscribe to the
> Talk-gb-westmidlands at openstreetmap.org mailing list.
> Cheers
> Andy
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