28 October 2014

Cycling in London

I've done a cycling map of London.
Not everything was as I planned. I was searching for a line shape file of the London's cycle lanes, as logical would be adding length of cycle lanes per ward or any data set saying about an average commuting distance to work. I asked Transport for London and a few cycling organizations based in London for the shape file but nobody was able to help me.

24 October 2014

Simplifying geometries of polygon shape files

If your map works very slowly and you have to wait for a respond for a loooooooooong time, it's a clear sign that you need to simplify the geometries of the shape files.