CycleStreets.net
UK-wide bicycle
journey planner & photomap
For Cyclists, By Cyclists      Martin Lucas-Smith
            ...
CycleStreets
System of two parts:

Cycle journey planner Photomap
Online facility        Campaigning tool
CycleStreets: history
 Originally Gmap, Cambridge-only system
 OSM was obvious data source for UK-wide
  system
 CycleS...
CycleStreets: UK-wide
Journey Planner
Namefinder used for locations
Gives Fastest + Quietest +
Shortest
Route feedback goes to OSM
contacts
KML and GPX export
Routing documented
Photomap: cycling photos on
map
Upload photo / video / Flickr
import
Photomap: add categorisation
data
Photomap: add categorisation
data
Listings e.g. “All cycle parking
problems in Cambridge”
Other features: RSS feed, Galleries,
More photos near here, My journeys,
Info about this area page, XML plan,
etc.
Features about to appear
 Photos within route listings
   Gives a good idea of journey before riding
 Hills/contours
 ...
Financially
 We acknowledge it’s not an area that will
  make anyone a huge amount of money
 Benefits mainly to individu...
Please try CycleStreets and give
feedback!
  Feedback in an area you know is very
   useful to us
  Use of OSM data for ...
Martin Lucas-Smith,
www.CycleStreets.net
            @cyclestreets
     info@cyclestreets.net
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CycleStreets quickfire presentation to OSM State of the Map 2009

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CycleStreets quickfire presentation to OSM State of the Map 2009 on 10th July 2009.

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CycleStreets quickfire presentation to OSM State of the Map 2009

  1. 1. CycleStreets.net UK-wide bicycle journey planner & photomap For Cyclists, By Cyclists Martin Lucas-Smith www.CycleStreets.net
  2. 2. CycleStreets System of two parts: Cycle journey planner Photomap Online facility Campaigning tool
  3. 3. CycleStreets: history  Originally Gmap, Cambridge-only system  OSM was obvious data source for UK-wide system  CycleStreets: public beta in March 2009
  4. 4. CycleStreets: UK-wide
  5. 5. Journey Planner
  6. 6. Namefinder used for locations
  7. 7. Gives Fastest + Quietest + Shortest
  8. 8. Route feedback goes to OSM contacts
  9. 9. KML and GPX export
  10. 10. Routing documented
  11. 11. Photomap: cycling photos on map
  12. 12. Upload photo / video / Flickr import
  13. 13. Photomap: add categorisation data
  14. 14. Photomap: add categorisation data
  15. 15. Listings e.g. “All cycle parking problems in Cambridge”
  16. 16. Other features: RSS feed, Galleries, More photos near here, My journeys, Info about this area page, XML plan, etc.
  17. 17. Features about to appear  Photos within route listings  Gives a good idea of journey before riding  Hills/contours  Local Authority backend to prioritise problems shown in photo and solve them  Tools for getting feedback to OSM people  CycleStreets helps highlight data problems
  18. 18. Financially  We acknowledge it’s not an area that will make anyone a huge amount of money  Benefits mainly to individual users and local authorities  Initial seed funding was obtained  Funding needed for new features, especially mobile phone interface
  19. 19. Please try CycleStreets and give feedback!  Feedback in an area you know is very useful to us  Use of OSM data for real-life routing means data errors will be found quicker  So better for OSM ...  and better for CycleStreets  Community aspect very important to us  Good links with cycling bodies  All feedback welcome!
  20. 20. Martin Lucas-Smith, www.CycleStreets.net @cyclestreets info@cyclestreets.net

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