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natural=wood and landuse=forest completely camouflage streets (especially highway=trunk) in low zoom levels. Do you see the three rings of highway=trunk around Moscow in the attached screenshot? I don’t.

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What do you think? Please leave your comments here:

https://github.com/gravitystorm/openstreetmap-carto/issues/1323

Location: Kitay-gorod, Tverskoy District, Moscow, Central Federal District, 109012, Russia

Discussion

Comment from Andy Allan on 20 February 2015 at 15:06

Rather than leaving comments on a duplicate ticket, it would be good to have people trying out solutions! It’s not going to fix itself and it won’t get fixed by people making comments either.

Comment from butrus_butrus on 20 February 2015 at 17:13

Well, actually, I like Openstreetmaps. If you look at some comercial maps, the roads look unrealistic thick - in reality they would be a couple of hunderts meter thick. So I think that openstreetmap is much superior to those unrealistic maps.

Comment from Warin61 on 21 February 2015 at 05:29

You are fortunate to live in such a ‘green’ city.

What rendering rules suits one place may not suit another. Map rendering in Australia and Africa show a blank map when zoomed out to show the whole continent. And the use of the map also should effect the rendering.

Comment from Pan on 22 February 2015 at 07:14

I really like the fact that OSM shows the landuse.

Comment from Alan Trick on 23 February 2015 at 20:35

Obviously the best solution would be for your to burn down all the forests around Moscow.

Comment from IOOI on 25 February 2015 at 01:44

@Andy Allan, @Warin61, @Pan, @Alan Trick: Actually I like green cities and actually I don’t live in Moscow but Hamburg. But does liking green cities imply also liking green camouflaged maps? Since the solution would be a simple one: Just reduce the color saturation for those landuse tags, at least in lower zoom levels. Has been proposed many times in https://github.com/gravitystorm/openstreetmap-carto/issues/102 but nothing actually happens.

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