[Talk-us] Establishing Tasks for South Bay Sidewalks

Clifford Snow clifford at snowandsnow.us
Mon Jul 24 22:15:07 UTC 2017

The OpenSidewalks Project is being funded by UW's Taskar Center to improve
access for people with limited mobility. By mapping individual sidewalk
ways, you are laying the ground work for someone to get a website up to
help people navigate the city by foot and wheelchair.


On Mon, Jul 24, 2017 at 10:43 AM, Vivek Bansal <3vivekb at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hey Clifford (et. al),
> As far as scheme goes, so far we have been tagging sidewalks with
> left/right/both on the highway.  We are about 1/15 the way through.  But
> after reading http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/
> Proposed_features/sidewalk_schema  I think we'll try to create separate
> ways for footways and crossings for future tagging.  We have a big county
> and we are doing this computerside so we probably won't do significantly
> more than that like grade.
> We do need to figure out if our analysis methods will work with our
> tagging as well.
> -Vivek
> On Sat, Jul 22, 2017 at 3:35 PM Clifford Snow <clifford at snowandsnow.us>
> wrote:
>> Vivek,
>> I email you an email address off line to get admin privilages to the US
>> Tasking Manager.
>> What help do you need using the US Tasking Manager. I used it to map
>> sidewalks in Mount Vernon, WA.
>> Have you thought about what scheme to map sidewalks? I've been won over
>> to mapping them as individual ways to allow for routing. Which means
>> redoing Mount Vernon.
>> Take a look at http://OpenSitdeWalks.com for information of the schema
>> proposal as well as the wiki.  There is a demo at http://accessmap.io
>> for use by people with mobility impairments in Seattle.
>> Clifford
>> On Sat, Jul 22, 2017 at 12:35 PM, Vivek Bansal <3vivekb at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> We want to set up a task in the osm-us tasking manager to mark sidewalk
>>> tags across the entire Santa Clara County, California.
>>> We are doing this tagging using the Bing imagery in ID.  Right now it's
>>> individual and manual.
>>> I'm a part of the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority.  We plan
>>> on using this data to do network analysis.
>>> We have already started work: http://product.itoworld.com/
>>> map/126?lon=-121.89058&lat=37.33616&zoom=12
>>> What information do you need from us to get this set up?
>>> Vivek Bansal
>>> GIS Programmer
>>> VTA
>>> osm: 3vivekb
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