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I'd like to ask if there any way to change color schema for roads? We noticed that on some zoom levels we see green roads on green background and it's too difficult to work with such map (like read yellow text on white paper).

Here is an example: (road running to right map border from the center of the map) while you zoom out this example - it becomes more difficult to see this road. This is federal road by the way.

May be there are any other solutions for this problem? I tried to switch to "MapQuest" layer and this problem is solved there but city map is better in default layer so I don't like the idea to switch to MapQuest.

Thank you in advance! Jevgeni.

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asked 24 Jan '13, 14:05

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(26 Nov '13, 23:42) aseerel4c26 ♦

The question has been closed for the following reason "Problem is outdated (in the way this question is phrased here)" by aseerel4c26 05 Nov '15, 06:20

The OpenStreetMap 'Standard' style is being ported to use a different stylesheet language at present (CartoCSS rather than Mapnik XML) and consequently no major fixes are being deployed. It's likely, however, that when this work is complete in a couple of months, work will restart on outstanding issues - such as the one you've identified.

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answered 24 Jan '13, 16:04

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Meanwhile the porting to CartoCSS has been finished and is hosted at the openstreetmap-carto GitHub project page where you can also report bugs after creating a GitHub account.

(27 Nov '13, 08:28) scai ♦
(05 Nov '15, 06:18) aseerel4c26 ♦

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