[Talk-us] Routing on Ferries

Richard Welty rwelty at averillpark.net
Thu Jan 1 06:49:51 UTC 2015

On 1/1/15 1:39 AM, Clifford Snow wrote:
> A Scout note, http://www.openstreetmap.org/note/294192 complains of 
> routing problems when a ferry is required.  "A user of the OSM-based 
> Scout app reported the following possible map error: "will not use 
> ferry route. avoid ferry not checked. " Is that a problem limited to 
> Scout, or is there something we should be checking for?
> BTW - I've taken this ferry from Edmonds to Kingston, WA a number of 
> times. It is a great trip during nice weather.
the one routing issue i'm familiar with is that frequently ferry access
uses highway=service, and some routing applications try to avoid
service roads as much as possible.


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