I'm looking for ways to increase mapping activity regarding bus stops in the city.
The thing is, most of the bus stop mapping in January has been done by me alone on my walks. As much as I like exploring around the city and I kinda wanna see as much of it as I can, I can hardly make a dent in terms of completing the map on my own. Any suggestions?
Obligatory map provided.
I know I don't have to do this all by myself, but I don't know if I can pull off a mapping party, or how many man hours I could reasonably generate by rallying a group up for this task. Not to mention the pandemic making this task extra difficult. I also realize that this task gets much easier for those with a mode of transport. Even just a bike makes this easier.
Fellas, reporting to you live, we just got a fierce blow to my efforts with the reception of this message from IRC.
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It's time to prepare my import plan! I'm hoping to pull it off by the new year. Once my time is up, I'm not sure that I'll renew my efforts.
#OSM fellas, I'm considering the controversial move of importing a dataset for my city's transit system to #openstreetmap . I've been told that there's some essential reading that I aught to do before going all-in. Are there any specific wiki pages I should look at? Anything important I should consider?
It's gunna be cold, so I'll be wearing gloves and using one of those touch pens to keep me warm.
I'm trying to stay away from doing unecessary work, but I might take pictures or videos of animals while I'm out there for #Peertube. I'll keep away from blogging about it.
Seeing this reminds me of how much improvement could be done in the #openstreetmap project for #calgary #yyc . I know most of us can't do a lot, but maybe sometime in the future, we should all take maybe a day out of our schedules to improve the map of our city.
They might have big, fancy mapping cars, but we have a million people, some who are very creative, and the vast majority have phones. Let's do this!
I've honestly been thinking a lot about the stereoscopic capability of our phones and thinking about how it can be used to benefit #osm ( #openstreetmap ). Where I live, I had difficulty mapping out a train station due to how poor the GPS signal was. If I instead took a series of stereoscopic pictures and then used trigonometry to calculate depth and position, I could accurately map out the station and other places.
Food for thought for sure. It doesn't require being in the cold for long.
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