[OSGeo-Discuss] Thoughts on how to use elevation in routing

Chris Puttick chris.puttick at thehumanjourney.net
Wed Sep 15 07:16:17 PDT 2010

Sounds to me like the kind of application that gets sold to someone in the UK, who are then surprised that all their deliveries start to take longer... (no free turns at red lights in the UK, red means stop)

----- Original Message -----
> Correct, but not with only right (left) turns, but with much higher
> costs for left (right) turns.
> Slightly off the topic - at the FOSS4G conference poster session I saw
> very interesting application for tourism with costs assigned according
> to how beautiful or interesting road segments are.
> Anton.
> On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 7:22 AM, Geoff Hay <geoffrey.hay at otago.ac.nz>
> wrote:
> > Hi All
> > I seem to remember reading somewhere that UPS delivery routes are
> > constructed with only right turns (or left depending on the country)
> > so as
> > to make use of 'free' turns to avoid waiting at traffic lights.
> > Geoff
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