BRouter alternative routes

PawelS shared this idea 2 years ago
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This year BRouter integration is a big improvement (thanks), but it misses an option to calculate alternative routes. BRouter as an ad-on can calculate up to 3 alternatives when a calculation is repeated for the same points. An addition of some pull out list where one can select a different number of alternatives to calculate at once would make it.

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More exactly, BRouter is not an addon. It is a standalone application, exposing its API to LocusMAp, OSMAnd and OruxMaps.

I am not sure if the current API offers such an option.


Personally, I never use the alternatives if working directly with BRouter. I usually go via the profile choice that fits my needs, viapoints and nogos.

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OK. Let's call it plug-in.

I use alternatives mainly to not use the same routes as return or in towns sometimes as inspiration for via points.

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Hi,

this would be an excellent choice. Cyclers always love alternative routes.

Does anybody know how to define the settings (in both, Locus & BRouter) to get alternative route proposals?

Best regards,

Nick

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One has to repeat calculations between the same points and profile using the old way using BRouter: http://docs.locusmap.eu/doku.php?id=manual:user_guide:tracks:planning:brouter


This way one can get more alternatives than in BRouter web client.

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Pawel, actually your proposal is what is also missing in my point of view. +1

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This would be useful if the alternative routes also would show the Mean Cost factor (as on brouter-web).