[Talk-us] Forest Routes

Clifford Snow clifford at snowandsnow.us
Tue Nov 20 21:45:22 UTC 2018

On Tue, Nov 20, 2018 at 9:50 AM Clifford Snow <clifford at snowandsnow.us>

> On Tue, Nov 20, 2018 at 9:44 AM Martijn van Exel <m at rtijn.org> wrote:
>> It is worth noting that the current shape file available from USDA seems
>> to be more comprehensive than the forest service roads layer available:
>> https://data.fs.usda.gov/geodata/edw/datasets.php?dsetCategory=transportation
>> Perhaps the layer was created based on a filtered or older version of
>> this file. I don’t know who maintains it but it may be due for an update.
> Martijn,
> I added the USFS roads as an overlay in JOSM sometime back. I'll compare
> it with
> https://data.fs.usda.gov/geodata/edw/datasets.php?dsetCategory=transportation
> and update the background if its more current.
> From a quick comparison between Nov 2018 and what's available in JOSM,
there is no discernible difference.  The JOSM version is using March 2018
data from the same source.

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