[Talk-us] What should a US map of OSM data look like

Jeffrey Ollie jeff at ocjtech.us
Mon Sep 12 23:42:17 BST 2011

On Mon, Sep 12, 2011 at 4:57 PM, Richard Weait <richard at weait.com> wrote:
> A few of us were just asking on irc what a US-style tile theme would
> look like?
> Naturally, I think highway shields should be included.
> Lars Ahlzen suggested elevation in feet rather than metres.
> Ian Dees liked the idea of fewer different colors for roads, blue /
> motorway, green / trunk, red / primary ...
> Perhaps de-emphasize pubs and make bowling alleys more prominent?
> Let's brainstorm ... what would you have OSM data look like in USA.
> For extra credit, can it also look good in Canada and Mexico?  Can we
> show hockey rinks? ;-)

I'd like to see county borders more prominent.

Also, it would be nice to have english names of places in non-english
speaking locales be more prominent.

Jeff Ollie

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