[Talk-us] Scrubbing route relations

Michal Migurski mike at stamen.com
Fri Oct 19 02:36:09 BST 2012

Hi Richard, thanks!

The "CR" vs. County name thing is new to me. Another mapper suggested that I replace them with something like this so it's not necessary to know all the county names in order to correctly interpret something as a county route:




On Oct 18, 2012, at 5:16 PM, Richard Welty wrote:

> the scrubbing looks mostly ok, BUT...
> i am one of the folks who started out using US:<state>:CR for county route networks, which i now believe was
> a mistake. we really should be using county names, not CR in the network tag, e.g.
> network=US:NY:Rensselaer
> otherwise we can't really tell which county the route is in, and can't distinguish CR 1 in Columbia County from CR 1 in
> Rensselaer County.
> richard
> On 10/18/12 7:26 PM, Michal Migurski wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> We're getting ready to do a major data update to the Stamen Terrain layer and I've been working on scrubbing the route relations data from OSM. I've linked to a before and after CSV, processed via Google Refine to normalize networks, refs and modifiers.
>> I'm curious to get some feedback on it:
>> 	http://mike.teczno.com/img/osm-scrubbed-routes-2012-09.zip
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