[Talk-transit] [Talk-GB] NaPTAN - Time for the rest?

Andy Robinson (blackadder-lists) ajrlists at googlemail.com
Tue Mar 16 18:06:14 GMT 2010


Tom Chance wrote:
>Sent: 16 March 2010 5:21 PM
>To: Thomas Wood
>Cc: Public transport/transit/shared taxi related topics; OSM - Talk GB
>Subject: Re: [Talk-GB] [Talk-transit] NaPTAN - Time for the rest?
>
>On 16 March 2010 17:00, Thomas Wood <grand.edgemaster at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
>	We'd all prefer it if it'd be handled locally, but there just
doesn't
>	seem to be much interest in improving the data en-mass, merely in
the
>	piecewise way that most people have mapped up until now.
>
>
>
>I may be wrong about this, but I'm not aware that a "NAPTAN clean-up" has
>been particularly promoted in the way that the TIGER cleanups were (are?).
>
>I recall a tool developed for the west midlands showing the state of the
>imported data, but can that be used nationwide?

Novam is that tool.

www.mappa-mercia.org/novam

I'm not sure how far Christoph got with cleaning up the edit interface but I
know he's writing up currently so not undertaking any new work.

Cheers

Andy 
>
>
>The cycle map and regular chatter have seen coverage blossom. Obviously bus
>stops aren't as interesting to fellow OSM nutters as cycle routes; and the
>cycle map was an "early mover" and got onto the front page of the main web
>site. But can't we make a bit more of an effort to push this across the GB
>community?
>
>After cars and walking, public transport is the most used means of getting
>around ths country so I'd say it should be a fairly high priority to get
>that data right.
>
>Best wishes,
>Tom
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