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

Clifford Snow clifford at snowandsnow.us
Sat Aug 1 20:57:38 UTC 2015


Never mind, Maproulette took me to different task that was completed.

On Sat, Aug 1, 2015 at 1:55 PM, Clifford Snow <clifford at snowandsnow.us>
wrote:

> Martijn,
> 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.
>
> Clifford
>
> 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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