[Talk-GB] [Talk-transit] NaPTAN - Time for the rest?

Sam Vekemans acrosscanadatrails at gmail.com
Tue Mar 16 14:45:37 GMT 2010


Can a WMS tileserver.map be generated (from the source shp files)?
This can be used as another option for the community to make use of the data.

Thanks,
Sam

On 3/16/10, Oliver O'Brien <mail at oliverobrien.co.uk> wrote:
> Great idea - I've put together just such a visualisation, have a look at:
>
> http://gibin.geog.ucl.ac.uk/~ollie/lonelybuses/
>
> At z>12 it's generated on-demand so might be a bit slow in places.
>
> I've used 30m as the cut-off distance between the busstops and the
> centreline of any kind of highway.
>
> Ollie
>
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> Date: Sun, 14 Mar 2010 17:06:22 -0700
> From: Gregory <nomoregrapes at googlemail.com>
>
> If there are potentially lots of areas, then I'm wondering if there is a way
> to visualise these unmapped places. Search for bus stops where no highway=*
> within some distance of them? Maybe the distance would be the NaPTAN
> accuracy plus a few metres. This would either make a good list, or the bus
> stops could be displayed as large red dots on the no-names layer.
>
>
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