[Talk-us] Tagging bicycle anti-routes

Toby Murray toby.murray at gmail.com
Thu Nov 4 17:11:24 GMT 2010


Someone in my area decided to try and make a bicycle map. He used this scheme:
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Class:bicycle

And rendered this map:

http://bikemanhattan.info/

Now I know people are going to complain that this is a subjective tag
and that it shouldn't be in OSM. And I don't entirely disagree... but
oh well. It worked for him and I don't dislike the results he got from
it.

Toby

On Thu, Nov 4, 2010 at 9:31 AM, Leroy E Leonard <leeoncandler at gmail.com> wrote:
> In Decatur, Georgia, Bike Decatur, the city government and recreation
> departments and fellow OSMers are working together to create a bike
> suitability map with suggested routes in the area. This is a snapshot of the
> map in progress:
>
> https://docs.google.com/leaf?id=0B_hqPUZzUTJMZjQwZmIzYzgtMjM3Yi00YjczLTk0ZjktNjdmZmQ2ODZlYjgy&hl=en
>
> [ Here's the data rendered in Cycle Map:
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=33.7718&lon=-84.2935&zoom=14&layers=C ]
>
>
> The next step is tagging "tricky" intersections and sections of roadway
> where cyclist should exercise extra caution. Any recommendations for tagging
> these anti-features?
>
> Any feedback or questions on the project in general are welcome.
>
>  -- Lee
>
>
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