We answer the question: Is the total length of roads in cities and towns more or less than the length of ‘bush roads’ that run between the cities and towns?
Author Archives: LittleMaps
OpenStreetMap now has comprehensive data on sealed and unsealed roads across New South Wales, Australia
A short description and celebration of OpenStreetMap’s fantastic data on sealed and unsealed roads in New South Wales, Australia.
Planning a gravel ride? This great map shows all paved and unpaved roads
Here’s a great map that shows all paved and unpaved (dirt, gravel, etc.) roads in an area. It’s a really useful tool if you need to design a long gravel ride or bikepacking route.
The Great Vic Gravel Route: crossing Victoria on unsealed roads
The best way to travel across Victoria when you want to avoid the asphalt and enjoy quiet dirt roads.
Creating a bike route with the shortest possible distance of paved roads
How the Great Vic Gravel route was created and alternative routes that you get when you change the route-selection rules.
Q&A — The Great Vic Gravel Route
Questions and answers about the Great Vic Gravel Route and the dataset it was developed from—OpenStreetMap.
The data and methods behind the Great Vic Gravel Route
An extremely boring description of the methods used to create the Great Vic Gravel Route.
Sealed and unsealed roads in Victoria, Australia: OpenStreetMap’s road surfaces are super accurate
Report from a quest to find and update out-of-date road surface tags in Victoria, Australia.
Australian roads: exploring sealed and unsealed roads in OpenStreetMap
Maps, tables and charts on the distribution and length of sealed and unsealed major roads (from motorways to tertiary roads) in all states of Australia.