[Talk-GB] Quiet lanes and "one car per minute"

Tom Chance tom at acrewoods.net
Thu Jan 27 09:39:02 GMT 2011

If anyone wants to do something with London, you can download traffic flow
data for different vehicle types from the London Energy and Greenhouse Gas


I produced a pretty picture of taxi traffic a while back, I've stuck it on
Flickr to show the sort of data you can get:


On 27 January 2011 00:59, Gregory <nomoregrapes at googlemail.com> wrote:

> The traffic is a fluctuating measurement.
> OpenStreetMap is about the objects and networks on the ground.
> Yes your idea is good and I've had a similar idea with bicycle parking
> (when is a rack full, empty, or in-between). It makes sense to keep it in a
> designated database. When one enters data they can say what time of day it
> was and how long they sat there for. You can combine all the entries and
> then automatically translate that too things like "at current time of day it
> is x cars/hour" or "it is on average x cars/hour during the day".
> You can of course still work with the OSM data.
> --
> Gregory
> osm at livingwithdragons.com
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