Hi, everybody; I hope this isn’t off topic for this forum.
Motivated by the state of roads in the UK, I’m wondering if anyone is aware of any Open Source/ crowdsourced efforts to assess the condition of surfaces, and then to map them.
I’m aware of lower cost LIDAR equipment, and I believe that some Apple phones have a LIDAR capability.
I’m thinking of something like Mapillary/ Kartaview. Sensor imagery could be gathered, and then scored appropriately, so severity could be seen. I’m thinking that a 100mm pothole on an unclassified and little used road/ lane, would potentially be of less interest/ lower priority than a 50mm pothole on a major motorway/ autobahn/ freeway.
Obviously, potholes are just one example, other immediate possibilities are subsidence, wear and tear, accident damage.
I’d be keen to hear any thoughts/ feedback.
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