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i'm developing an android app which uses openstreeet data to get road speed limit.

When the speed limit is missing, the user can enter the speed limit in my app.

Is there a way to send this data to openstreetmap such as every body can benefit from it ?

(i have the road openstreemap id and the speed limit)

asked 03 May '16, 13:20

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edited 03 May '16, 13:20

How about creating a corresponding note via the notes API? However please make sure not to spam OSM with notes of your app.

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answered 03 May '16, 13:37

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This won't enter the speed data in the speed field, isn't it ? I'd like a way to send the speed data directly to the speed field of the road.

(03 May '16, 14:01) cyrilpreiss

Correct, this will require a manual edit. Which should always be preferred, see automated edits. Another reason is that the speed might apply only to a part of the road, requiring the road to be split. Or it applies to multiple consecutive ways, i.e. having a single way id is not enough. Or it applies only to a specific vehicle type, or only to the forward or backward direction, or only during specific times of the day, or only to specific lanes. The maxspeed key can be quite complex.

(03 May '16, 14:25) scai ♦

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