[OSM-talk] Google has dual carriage way where it's not built yet

Bráulio Bezerra da Silva brauliobezerra at gmail.com
Thu Oct 8 23:07:40 BST 2009

I agree with you. Every single map of my city I've seen has some "planned
roads" where in reality we have a forest or something else. These roads are
in the "oficial map" of the city plan made by the authorities and are
promptly copied to comercial maps. I think we should map only things that
are clearly in the construction phase, and of course use a tag to indicate

On Thu, Oct 8, 2009 at 3:56 PM, Polderrunner <opn-osm at ngc7000.org> wrote:

> Dave F. wrote:
> >>>
> > It might be worth contacting the developer. They might have plans that
> > they can let you copy.
> >
> Not sure you got my point (I should have used a smiley). I don't want to
> put anything into osm that is just lines on a blueprint in a drawer at
> the municipality. I map what's on the ground. When (if) those streets
> actually get built then I will map them.
> TeleAtlas apparently got those plans from the municipality and promptly
> included them in their database as if those streets are already there.
> May lead to a few confused TomTom users in that area :-)
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