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

Jeffrey Ollie jeff at ocjtech.us
Tue Sep 13 00:14:15 BST 2011

On Mon, Sep 12, 2011 at 6:10 PM, Richard Weait <richard at weait.com> wrote:
> Let's keep this more "brainstormy" and less "discuss-y and debate-y"
> for now, okay?
> Trim and add your ideas to the list for your reply.  We'll come back
> around for discussion later. ;-)
> A few of us were just asking on irc what a US-style tile theme would look like?
> - distinguish divided highways
> - distinguish toll roads
> - deconflict trunk / tree colors
> - Render shields at lower resolutions
> - De-emphasize railways at lower zooms.
> - Label motorways with both name and number where both are tagged
> - Fewer road colors
> - Distinguish road surface, so gravel, unpaved is obvious.

Distinguishing level B maintenance roads would be nice too.

Jeff Ollie

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