[OSM-talk] [Talk-us] New MapRoulette challenge - fix railway crossings

Clifford Snow clifford at snowandsnow.us
Sat Aug 1 20:55:06 UTC 2015

I just checked and it appears the challenge is complete. Is that true? Less
than 22 hours after you announced it?

It is amazing what the community can accomplish is a very short time.


On Fri, Jul 31, 2015 at 3:42 PM, Martijn van Exel <m at rtijn.org> wrote:

> Hi all,
> Partly inspired by Google making noise about saving lives by warning
> people about crossings (see for example
> http://www.transportation.gov/fastlane/fra-google-team-to-incorporate-rail-data-in-maps
> )
> I decided to take that same railroad crossings data from the Federal
> Railway Administration, massage it a bit and turn it into a
> MapRoulette challenge!
> Here it is: http://maproulette.org/#t=fix-railway-crossings
> I filtered out all 'historic' records in the original FRA file, but I
> did not cross check against existing OSM crossing tags. Even if you
> see a rendered crossing already, please do go in and check though - I
> find that sometimes the crossing node is actually not a shared node
> between the road and the railway.
> Have fun!
> Martijn van Exel
> skype: mvexel
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