[OSM-talk] Preview: national cycle network map

Andy Robinson Andy_J_Robinson at blueyonder.co.uk
Thu Jul 19 11:07:15 BST 2007

Andy Allan wrote:
>Sent: 19 July 2007 10:23 AM
>To: OSM-Talk
>Subject: [OSM-talk] Preview: national cycle network map
>Hi All,
>I'll call it a preview, since there's still more on my Todo list than
>on the Done list!
>http://www.gravitystorm.co.uk/osm/  - a mapnik-based cycle layer
>Shows the UK national cycle network, and local cycle networks at
>higher zoom. Have a look at Putney, south west of central london, for
>an area with both national and local (London) cycle networks.
>I'm very interested in feedback, and I've got more plans to render
>more features and play with the rendering, but I thought I'd "release
>early" etc. I'm also keen to know if there are similar cycle networks
>in the osm database for other parts of the world - if you know of
>them, please let me know where they are and I'll look at rendering
>them too.
>Feedback appreciated, positive or negative.

Looks great! Nice to see some of the snippets of NCN I've done.
Think it might be good to show those cycleways that are not currently part
of the NCN network more prominently. I like the red thick lines for



Andy Robinson
Andy_J_Robinson at blueyonder.co.uk

>PS - This takes about 5 hours to render on a modest PC, and other hour
>to transfer to my new web host. I'd strongly recommend people play
>more with Mapnik than trying to set up the entire tiles-at-home kind
>of thing, since the physical infrastructure required by mapnik is
>much, much less.
>PPS - Thanks go to Dave Stubbs (randomjunk) for his help with this.
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