[Talk-us] Rural US: Correcting Original TIGER Imported Ways

Rihards richlv at nakts.net
Mon Feb 19 14:47:04 UTC 2018


On 2018.02.19. 15:28, Richard Fairhurst wrote:
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> Having good paved/unpaved information will be a massive boost for OSM in
> comparison to other map providers. We're already partway there. As an

definitely. if somebody with the skills reads this, having that
reflected on the osm.org default render would be a huge help.
i'd map more surface status if it was more obvious.

> example, try asking Google Maps for bike directions from SF to NYC. It sends
> you down some really, really unsuitable tracks and I'm not entirely
> convinced you'd survive the journey. By contrast, cycle.travel (using OSM
> data) gets it pretty much right: occasionally it takes a gravel road
> unnecessarily but it's pretty much always rideable.
> 
> It would be great if we could become the best map of the rural US just as we
> are for much of the rest of the world.
> 
> cheers
> Richard-- 
 Rihards



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