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Mountain bike routes

Posted by Andy9FromSpace on 14 June 2011 in English (English)

I created a website that shows elevation profiles for mountain bike routes based on nasa's srtm data. It works for routes that contain connecting segments only (check for route errors)

Go to for an overview map or open for an example.

Bus and other relations

Posted by Andy9FromSpace on 7 January 2011 in English (English)

Please use the roles 'forward' and 'backward' if you create routes that don't follow the same ways in both directions. And check that all the ways are nicely connected and in the right order. JOSM is a great tool to create routes. Read if you're not sure how to do it right.

I wrote a small script that converts a single osm relation of ways into a kml. That lets you view routes in google earth or google maps. It doesn't work with super-relations but it should work well with roles. Check it out:

Fussgängerwege um den Bahnhof

Posted by Andy9FromSpace on 7 January 2011 in German (Deutsch)

Bin ich der einzige der das Fussgängerweg-Chaos um den Bahnhofplatz in Luzern stört? Am besten würde man die ganzen highway=pedestrian einfach entfernen.

Location: Rösslimatt, Oberwil, Luzern, 6005, Schweiz

OpenStreetMap Points of Interest in Google Earth

Posted by Andy9FromSpace on 28 January 2010 in English (English)

I wrote a script that shows OpenStreetMap Points of Interest in Google Earth: