Hi Shirish,

Go ahead, get officials on board (unless you're asking for someone who can
do that too in which case I'll wait with you), get the data rolling in. The
code will come. It will all start when a sample file(s) carrying the format
is shared.

And speaking of bus project.. small announcement coming soon :)

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On Sat, Mar 31, 2018 at 11:27 AM, shirish शिरीष <shirisha...@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Reply in-line :-
>
> On 31/03/2018, Devdatta Tengshe <devda...@tengshe.in> wrote:
> > Hi shirish,
> >
>
> Dear Devdatta,
>
> > I'm not quite sure, on exactly what you are suggesting. Making the
> > Application is not that difficult. It may be a few hours work for someone
> > who is used to the libraries and web-gis development. The hard part is
> > keeping it updated. If we have buy-in from Pune Metrorail, and figure out
> > how they will update it, then we can proceed accordingly.
> >
>
> The point is, is there somebody who has that sort of expertise and be
> willing to give his/her time to a project. Also if people from college
> take it up it would be much more doable. It would also enable
> distribution of the said knowledge.
>
> Having more people learning about osm would be a good thing IMHO.
>
> Secondly, pune metro regularly does what it says metro samvaad where
> they are open to people who come up with suggestions as well as
> concrete implementation details.
>
> The most recent samvaad they held was in MIT just few days ago -
>
> https://twitter.com/metrorailpune/status/978270832106467328
>
> The possibility of the buy-in should be high as they already advertise
> the on-going work on their twitter feed
> https://twitter.com/metrorailpune and most 10k phones already have the
> GPS sensor built-in.  Even the raw data for web-gis should also be in
> public domain as they did make a DPR which was approved by the center.
> Whoever takes the photo already might be uploading to some
> semi-automated upload or web api hook to post for the twitter feed.
> They might just be downscaling the picture and removing the GPS
> locator info. although twitter also does remove GPS location details
> for privacy concerns IIRC.
>
> As far as I understand it, there is a team in Nagpur which does all
> the front-end and back-end web development work but haven't heard
> anything from them till date.
>
> https://twitter.com/metrorailpune/status/979744773622788096
>
> http://punemetrorail.org/download/PuneMetro-DPR.pdf
>
> It is a pretty detailed report but then the DPR was made by Delhi
> Metro Rail so was perhaps expected to be thorough. I was not able to
> see if they had shared any GPS coords though.
>
> [slightly OT]
>
> AFAIK Pune Metro has been trying to keep sanctity of the DPR as far as
> the route is concerned. In fact, in one of the threads on the twitter
> feed I read about one of the places where the foundation for the
> pillar was not the usual hard rock they have been lucky to find in
> most of the places and they dumped whole lot of cement and other
> expensive strengthening material before the pillar would be erected.
> AFAIK the pillars are supposed to be strong enough to take the whole
> load of the metro cars, driver cabin consist but then I'm no civil
> engineer :)
>
> [/OT]
>
> > Regards,
> > Devdatta
> >
>
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