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lecture: Routing for Driving Pleasure

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Americans have miles and miles of open highways. Set the cruise and drive for hours in straight lines. Routing a user to find the fastest way from an origin to a destination is performed by any number of providers. But what if you're not interested in the shortest route? What if you're looking for the most scenic route? The most entertaining?


This is a problem for planners of regularity rallies. Planners hope to provide challenging roads at legal speeds that avoid heavily residential and developed areas. OpenStreetMap, PostGIS, QGIS, and pgRouting to the rescue! Learn how to create alternative routing-cost structures to find and create new types of routes. An affinity for routing, driving, and/or gravel roads a plus.