[Talk-GB] UK Bike Shop dataset obtained: please merge in locations in your area
shaun at shaunmcdonald.me.uk
Wed Sep 15 11:45:48 BST 2010
On Wed, September 15, 2010 11:27 am, Graham Stewart wrote:
> The documentation at
> suggests that bike shops should always be added as nodes. Is that the
> For example I'd previously added the Evans Cycles at the Metrocentre
> (near Newcastle) as a building (closed way).
> Tags: building=yes, name=Evans Cycles, shop=bicycle
> I note that this doesn't seem to show on the Cycle Map renderer.
A node or a closed way should both work. If a closed way does not work,
then that bit of software ideally needs to be updated.
> Also, any objections if I post this up the link on a popular cycling
> site (SingletrackWorld) we might get a bit of help from them and recruit
> some new members at the same time.
Feel free to do so. It has already got a mention on the BikeBiz news site:
Any suggestions for improvement are also welcome.
> On Tue, 14 Sep 2010 17:56 +0100, "Martin Lucas-Smith - CycleStreets"
> <list-osm-talk-gb at cyclestreets.net> wrote:
>> We've brokered a dataset of all 2,500-ish bike shops in the UK from the
>> Association of Cycle Traders (many thanks to them!), for the purposes of
>> merging this dataset into the OpenStreetMap database. It has
>> accuracy only but that's a massive head-start.
>> Read more at:
>> Andy Allan and Shaun McDonald have created a webapp for the specific
>> purpose of merging (manually) this data into OSM.
>> Effectively it has a map of locations not yet reconciled, i.e. a
>> Click on each location, and you'll then have a direct link to the
>> bit of OSM where the shop can be added/updated/removed using personal
>> knowledge. Once that's done, it can be ticked off back in the webapp.
>> Martin, ** CycleStreets - For Cyclists, By Cyclists
>> Developer, CycleStreets ** http://www.cyclestreets.net/
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