[Talk-GB] Ramblers app
sk53.osm at gmail.com
Wed Jul 15 12:53:15 UTC 2015
There's an article about it in the latest Ramblers' magazine. The app
appears to use OGSB map tiles: it's a bit of a shame that we still don't
have decent links with Ramblers at a national level.
Nick W. & I had a number of problems with the path network in Wiltshire a
couple of weeks back.
On 15 July 2015 at 10:06, <phil at trigpoint.me.uk> wrote:
> On Wed Jul 15 09:37:19 2015 GMT+0100, Rob Nickerson wrote:
> > Looks interesting. Anyone know more information about this?
> > http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-33532041
> The big pathwatch runs until October, is open to both the general public
> and ramblers members alike. The aim is to survey paths with a 1km grid
> square and upload the results either through the app, or on the website.
> Any square can be chosen, however there are key squares that must be
> completed based on a sample of 200 per highway authority. I'm not
> convinced by this as rural areas have sparse coverage, and urban areas
> have complete coverage. Telford, semi rural has the same number of squares
> as Shropshire and Leicestershire, and the lax planning rules caused by the
> new towns act will, I am sure, bring up some interesting results.
> I have downloaded the app, not too sure yet, can only highlight a bad
> stile, not a good one.
> More here
> Key squares here, only visible if not logged in
> Please do sign up, and complete some squares and add to OSM at the same
> Phil (trigpoint )
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