Difference between revisions of "User:Herrchin/Basemap editing practices"

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* Private roads with the State field set as Iowa
 
* Private roads with the State field set as Iowa
 
* Self-connected loops (often at the end of rural driveways)
 
* Self-connected loops (often at the end of rural driveways)
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* 2-segment loops that should be 3-segment (multi-entry rural driveways)
 
* Missing, outdated, or incorrect road names, or they do not match the NE road naming standards or USA abbreviations.
 
* Missing, outdated, or incorrect road names, or they do not match the NE road naming standards or USA abbreviations.
 
* Private farming paths that probably should not be mapped at all in Waze
 
* Private farming paths that probably should not be mapped at all in Waze
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Tips
 
Tips
 
* Zoom in to level 4 or closer so that Validator highlights problems on segments of type Street and Private Road, and so that you can see the road characteristics (one-way/two-way/unknown, etc.).
 
* Zoom in to level 4 or closer so that Validator highlights problems on segments of type Street and Private Road, and so that you can see the road characteristics (one-way/two-way/unknown, etc.).
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Other improvements to make
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* Update the FC to the appropriate road type
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* Update lock level to match
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* Add Speed Limits
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* Correct elevation and add bridges/tunnels where appropriate per the Seagull guidelines

Revision as of 19:33, 24 January 2016

The "basemap" is the original road data that Waze imported in 2009. It needs to be updated by map editors to function optimally.


Common basemap issues

  • Roads with unknown direction
  • Two-way roads incorrectly marked as one-way (one-way roads are rare outside urban areas)
  • Reverse connections
  • Unconfirmed turns
  • Unnecessary junctions
  • Private roads with the State field set as Iowa
  • Self-connected loops (often at the end of rural driveways)
  • 2-segment loops that should be 3-segment (multi-entry rural driveways)
  • Missing, outdated, or incorrect road names, or they do not match the NE road naming standards or USA abbreviations.
  • Private farming paths that probably should not be mapped at all in Waze
  • Driveways to buildings that no longer exist, or other superfluous roads.

Tips

  • Zoom in to level 4 or closer so that Validator highlights problems on segments of type Street and Private Road, and so that you can see the road characteristics (one-way/two-way/unknown, etc.).

Other improvements to make

  • Update the FC to the appropriate road type
  • Update lock level to match
  • Add Speed Limits
  • Correct elevation and add bridges/tunnels where appropriate per the Seagull guidelines