[Talk-us] US Bicycle Routes in KY, TN, AL, MS, and GA
baloo at ursamundi.org
Sat Mar 9 20:18:35 UTC 2013
If it's showing up with an "under construction" or "proposed" status, it's
subject to change and there for approximate visualization in those cases.
If you'd like to propose a better way to handle that situation, I'm sure
the folks involved would love to hear it!
On Fri, Mar 8, 2013 at 2:48 PM, KerryIrons <irons54vortex at sbcglobal.net>wrote:
> I am heavily involved in the development of US Bicycle Routes (see
> www.adventurecycling.org/usbrs) and it has come to my attention that
> OpenStreetMap/OpenCycleMap have proposed maps for US Bicycle Routes 21, 25,
> 80, and 84 in KY, TN, AL, MS, and GA. The routes are shown as dashed lines
> but with the USBR numbers on them. At the same time USBR 76 is shown as
> proposed but in fact it has officially been designated in KY.
> As of now there are only proposed corridors for these routes (50 mile wide
> areas where a route could be developed) and so showing specific proposed
> routes is beyond the current status of any of these USBRs. It could be
> argued that USBR 25 will likely follow the Adventure Cycling Underground
> Railroad route but none of the states involved have applied for designation
> of these routes with AASHTO, the official body in charge of the USBR
> I would like to get in contact with the mapper(s) who put these routes into
> OpenStreetMap/OpenCycleMap and clarify this. We are always looking for
> enthusiastic folks who want to work on the USBR system but in this case
> putting detailed routes on maps is a source of confusion.
> Please contact me at your convenience if you have been involved in putting
> these routes into OpenStreetMap/OpenCycleMap.
> Kerry Irons
> Adventure Cycling Association
> kirons at adventurecycling.org
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