I've been thinking about 'the next generation'. The existing nodes are good and all, but am thinking of 'the first/last mile' problem... i.e. a town has a famous destination, but for transport/hotel reasons, it isn't the node.
Near me is a campsite, for instance - but it's about 2km from the node. Perfectly doable, but not at all obvious.
I think I have a solution for the 'long term future'.
Once main nodes and routes are stabilised, you allow a 'second tier' of nodes and would let people give route from the main node to a local point of interest. E.g. the walking route from the main node to a campsite. Subnodes could only link to the main nodes of the surrounding triangle.
Thus, you could click on a main node and say 'show me how to get from here to local hotels/campsites/shops/landmarks.....'
Subnodes could be added more freely, but you'd need editors to keep an eye and approve them - anyone making a subnode would have to link it.
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