I have developed a routeplanner for multiple destinations RouteXL. It does not plan the optimal route “from A to B”, but “from A till Z”. In other words, the Travelling Salesman Problem (TSP). It is free to use up to 20 addresses.
The site is in dutch, but if you enter some adresses in the search bar above the map and press the “Vind route” button below, it should show something meaningful. You can also click destinations on the map, but you should zoom in to streetlevel first. It also allows you to import multiple adresses from other applications e.g. spreadsheets, and to download the route for certain navigation devices (TT).
Currently, I am using GM but I am investigating if OSM could be an alternative due to GM’s license restrictions.
What I need is:
(batch) geocoding of adresses
reversed decoding of map clicks
route from A to B
Could I use OSM for this purpose? Which applications/services should I check? Any other advice/tips/hints are welcome too.
Unfortunatly I can’t read dutch Please be aware that OSM hasn’t that much resources so if you plan to offer your service to the public, we would please you to make a local setup uincluding Database etc…
Your Projects sounds interesting, would be nice to read more on a wiki page if you decide to use OSM