[Talk-GB] Mapping dangerous - but valid - routes
boothym at gmail.com
Mon Dec 5 16:43:38 UTC 2016
In case you haven't seen it, the roundabout is on Mapillary from both a
car and bike perspective:
On 05/12/2016 16:12, Stuart Reynolds wrote:
> At Stirling Corner, on the A1 in Barnet, there is a cycle way (hence
> also available for pedestrians) that goes around the outside of the
> roundabout (http://www.openstreetmap.org/way/78315291). A cursory
> glance at satellite mapping shows it to be well defined, and marked.
> But it will also highlight that where you cross the southbound A1 to
> the south of the roundabout (and likewise the northbound A1 to the
> north) it is highly dangerous. You have to cross three lanes of
> traffic, and there is always a flow of some sort, either from the A1
> or from the side roads.
> What is the right course of action here - leave it in, because it
> reflects what is on the ground, or take it out on safety grounds. This
> isn’t an idle question - a user of my website has stated that it is
> dangerous to use, and has asked me to remove it. My conclusion was to
> leave it in, but as it cuts to what it is that is being produced here
> - an accurate cartographic representation of the world, regardless, or
> something a little different - I thought I would ask for views.
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