[Talk-GB] Gritting Routes

Peter Miller peter.miller at itoworld.com
Tue Jan 19 18:20:23 GMT 2010


On 18 Jan 2010, at 09:42, Brian Prangle wrote:

> 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.

Could you explain what your base information was, how you got hold of  
it and on what license?


Thanks,


Peter

>
> Regards
>
> Brian
>
> 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"
>
> 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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