[Talk-us] JuicyTrails Map and App based on OSM data released

Mike Thompson miketho16 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 26 15:40:03 UTC 2013


Thanks for the explanation.

The list of trails in the right pane is a very helpful feature. Consider
making it work solely off of OSM data.  It would provide a great way to
find a trail by its name, especially by someone who is new to the area or
who is a visitor.


On Fri, Jul 26, 2013 at 8:45 AM, derrick nehrenberg <
derricknehrenberg at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Mike,
> What you are seeing in the right pain are lists of .gpx files for rides
> that have been uploaded for that area. If an area doesn't contain any
> uploaded .gpx files then nothing appears in the right pane.
> This is a work in progress, and has not yet been fully implemented. We are
> in the process of incorporating user accounts that will enable anyone to
> upload .gpx files of hikes, bicycle rides, motorcycle rides, etc. For now
> we are the only ones who can upload this kind of content.
> RE tagging trails...the .gpx files are totally separate from the map data.
> For trails to appear, yes that OSM data has to be tagged with a minimum of
> highway=path or highway=track to appear.
> thanks,
> derrick
> On Thu, Jul 25, 2013 at 9:12 PM, Mike Thompson <miketho16 at gmail.com>wrote:
>> Derrick,
>> I like the rendering style.  Really makes the trails stand out.
>> Nice that your documentation encourages your users to contribute to OSM.
>> I clicked on your link for your website.  Initially the map was centered
>> over Salida, CO.  There was a nice list of trails on the right margin that
>> one could click on, thus highlighting the trail on the map.  Once one pans
>> away from Salida, this functionality seems not to be in place.  Am I doing
>> something wrong?  Do the trails in my area have to be tagged in a special
>> way to enable the full functionality of JuicyTrails?
>> Mike
>> On Thu, Jul 25, 2013 at 7:55 PM, derrick nehrenberg <
>> derricknehrenberg at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi OSM folks,
>>> I posted my GPS tracking and trail map app to the Google Play store
>>> today.  I am writing because I am interested in getting some early feedback
>>> from the OSM community, especially regarding feature requests or
>>> improvements to the map, website, and app.
>>> It would also be great to hear thoughts about how juicytrails can
>>> facilitate trail mapping.
>>> Here is the Google Play app store link
>>> https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.juicytrails.juicytrailsfree&hl=en
>>> If people like it, it would be nice to get some good reviews going...
>>> The trail map features all kinds of dirt trails (hiking, horse, bicycle,
>>> motorcycle, ATV, and 4WD) as well as paved footways and cycleways, all
>>> based on OSM data. I started this project basically to fulfill my own trail
>>> navigation needs. I have done quite a bit of OSM trail mapping myself, but
>>> even I was shocked how many trails appeared when we turned the rendering
>>> lights on in the USA. Denver, Boston, and California have the most mapped
>>> trails. I have mapped quite a bit in Moab, Utah, Fruita, Durango, Crested
>>> Butte, and Salida Colorado.
>>> Here is our burgeoning website and map.
>>> http://juicytrails.com/
>>> A central goal of this project is to turn hardcopy trail maps into trail
>>> dollars. We have actually already been doing this part of the project for a
>>> couple years. We are working with a growing list of trail associations to
>>> get their trails on OSM and juicytrails.com and then subsequently on
>>> hardcopy maps which we will sell directly to trail associations for a very,
>>> very small production fee of $.50 per map. The trail associations then sell
>>> directly to retailers for $1.50 each, and then the retailers sell for $2.99
>>> each, clearing $1.00 minimum per map. The hardcopy maps have download codes
>>> used for installing offline versions of the maps into the Free Juicytrails
>>> App. These maps have been a minor hit, and have sold extremely well in some
>>> locations.
>>> Thanks for reading.
>>> derrick nehrenberg
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