[Talk-transit] catching up

Thomas Wood grand.edgemaster at gmail.com
Wed Jan 14 12:03:31 GMT 2009


2009/1/14 Jochen Topf <jochen at remote.org>:
> On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 04:57:01PM +0000, Peter Miller wrote:
>> I suggest that we initially add bus stops form NaPTAN as long as there
>> isn't a bus stops within 100 meters in the OM dataset. We can agree
>> which fields to fill in from NaPTAN in this initial import.
>>
>> We then also produce a list (and map?) of bus stops in NaPTAN where
>> there are stops in OSM within 100 meters and decide for the different
>> areas what we do about this - do we replace the existing data or graft
>> the new into what is there.
>
> We are currently doing an import of county boundary data in Germany.
> Before we did the import we showed the new data that we planned to
> import on an OSM Inspector map. Now that the import is done we show the new
> and old data so that people can see what is happening and do manual
> correction where needed.
>
> I suggest a similar approach here, i.e. show bus stops that will be
> imported, ask community for feedback. If there are no major objections,
> import the data and - again - show it in some tool. People can revert to
> old data manually if the new data has problems here and there.
>
> Jochen
> --
> Jochen Topf  jochen at remote.org  http://www.remote.org/jochen/  +49-721-388298

I seem to recall this is similar to what was done in the Netherlands
for the AND import. I think the tiles may still be available on
tile.openstreetmap.nl

-- 
Regards,
Thomas Wood
(Edgemaster)




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