New ‘features’ page on CycleStreets
Exporting cycle routes to GPS
We’ve added a new features page that describes most of the existing functionality of CycleStreets. Check it out! We’ll add new stuff to it as the system improves. We’ll probably also add a few tiles on the actual routing engine features – some new aspects of which are being worked on right now.
Planning a circular route
We added a way of saving a cycle route to a GPS device following requests when we demonstrated the system in Manchester in May. We have changed this now, so that: Both the Quietest and Fastest routes are included in a single exported .gpx file. Only the first point on each street is named. Previously […]
We’ve designed the Journey Planner to find practical, direct routes, mainly aimed at shorter urban journeys. But we’ve had a growing number of requests for longer or circular routes. The journey length is limited at the moment to help keep our website as responsive as possible (because long routes take up a lot of computing […]
CycleStreets homepages for your town/city/district … over 1,500 of them!
At the workshops we held on CycleStreets at a cycling promotion conference in Manchester last weekend we had many requests for more features. The most popular was to provide a way of saving the journeys produced so that they could be used on hand-held GPS devices. We’ve done that now, and so each journey planned […]
Over the last month we’ve been beavering away fixing bugs and working through the list of features that didn’t quite make it into our beta launch, as well as spending time improving the routing to deal with problems that have been pointed out to us. Simon, our ‘routemaster’, has recently blogged about some of the improvements […]