[Talk-GB] Visualising speed limits

Tim Francois sk1ppy14 at yahoo.co.uk
Fri Oct 29 22:59:59 BST 2010


Thomas,

Check out these links on the OSM maxspeed wiki page:
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Maxspeed#Services

<http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Maxspeed#Services>This should help, I
think...

Tim

On Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 9:22 PM, thomas van der veen <
th.vanderveen at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I recently started mapping in South Hampshire and enjoying it, great fun. I
> started adding some maxspeed tags to some roads as sometime the type
> (primary, secondary, tertiary) doesn't always match the actual speed limit
> of the road in question I noticed. Or sometime the speed limit changes for
> certain stretches of road. To make this a bit easier I thought that having a
> map (no pun intended ;) where I can see based on the colour of the road what
> speed limit has been set in the database (either implicit or explicit) .
> That way I can could easily tell where it is incorrect and fix it.
>
> Has someone actually done something like this already? Or does someone
> would like to join me and making a custom version of a map renderer that can
> do this? should be relative simple, just looking for a couple of tags and
> assign a colour accordingly. I have started looking at the Perl SVG
> converter (couldn't get any of the XSLT converter produce proper SVG), but
> it is a big beast.
>
> Thomas
>
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