[Talk-GB] Missing place=city nodes: Manchester, Leeds

Nick Whitelegg Nick.Whitelegg at solent.ac.uk
Sun Apr 28 23:32:17 UTC 2013

Thanks for the replies on this. Agree that routing is difficult if there isn't a node to represent where a city actually "is".

-----Richard Fairhurst <richard at systemed.net> wrote: -----
To: talk-gb at openstreetmap.org
From: Richard Fairhurst <richard at systemed.net>
Date: 28/04/2013 12:53PM
Subject: Re: [Talk-GB] Missing place=city nodes: Manchester, Leeds

Philip Barnes wrote:
> Leeds, however it is in the middle of a pedestrianised area, so 
> makes routing results at best unhelpful as it directs you to a 
> dead end side street. Would be better on a main road from 
> which the central car parks are accessible.
> http://osrm.at/33S

Agreed that routing is a really important use for place nodes.

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