View Full Version : OpenStreetMap of London discussion

10-21-2005, 04:55 AM
This is a discussion thread for the following file:<br><br><b><a href=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/dlfile10147/OpenStreetMap-of-London.htm>OpenStreetMap of London</a></b><br><br>Data submitted to OpenStreetMap of people walking, driving and cycling around London. So the thicker the lines, the more people travelled them.<br />
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http://www.openstreetmap.org/wiki/index.php/Main_Page<br><br><img src=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/images/new/080505/641694london.jpg>

10-21-2005, 05:26 AM
I've always thought of maps as art. I remember as a kid waiting for my grandfather to open up the National Geographic and hope there was a foldout that I could escape with.

www.openstreetmap.org has a great idea. They are useing real life GPS data to document our travel patterns.

If they could somehow add a color code to indicate the average speed at different times of the day, we might be able to get to work a little faster(sleep more)!

and its open source!!!

check out this map!


This is one of the most beautiful I've ever seen, and it's for sale!

and no, I don't work for them, just thought it was cool