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European road usage statistics per highway

I'm looking for an open data source which features the amount of cars per road per day or per year for Europe(!). I've found several national reports, which are only available as PDF and as such a not ...
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Background map as open data from geoserver

I'm in the process of opening up as much data to the public as possible. I've been told to open up for the background map (tiles?) which is used from a geoserver(.org), so others can use the ...
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Where to find street names for each city in US?

I'm sorry if my question is stupid but I had to ask. I'm building a database of US states, cities, streets AND their basic relations to each other. I already have state and city tables. Where can I ...
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Comparison of open data portal solutions

For many organizations, such as local/county/state governments, providing public access to GIS data is a challenge. Simply knowing what data is available, what it is, who owns and maintains it, and ...
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Choosing intervals for a map of race in the United States

I'm creating an open map layer of race in the United States using Census Data. This layer will be publicly available in the near future as "Justice Map". The goal is to help others create maps using ...
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Which data formats are best for Open Data distribution?

What are the pros and cons of different data formats (performance, file size, etc.) when considering open data distribution? Our organisation wants to publish data as open data. However, there is no ...
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Where can I go to have a rant about Open GEO Data?

Which is the most popular GIS forum or website that's not under the control of our corporate or government overlords? This place is great for questions and answers, but if I want to have a discussion ...
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Open source database of world locations [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Comprehensive list of Latitude and Longitude values of cities round the world i would like to know if is out there any downloadable database of world locations, i know ...
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How to cite Geospatial Data that has been edited?

I used data from the Ordnance Survey for some maps I created. License information for the Ordnance Survey says to cite OS data like this: Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database ...
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Where can I get free New Zealand and Melbourne geodata?

I have just installed QGIS. Do any forum users know where I could download or access files and maps for 1) New Zealand, and/or 2) Melbourne/Victoria, Australia. Preferably it would be good to know ...
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coordinate definitions from nyc.gov open data SpatialLocation field

The NYC Open Data website has a dataset of street events. The last column is called SpatialLocation, and is defined as a text field. An example is below. It is clearly two points on a physical map. ...
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Derive WGS84 Longitude & Latitude from British Northings & Eastings

I'm looking for a fairly simple way to append columns with WGS84 longitude and latitude to a table containing northings and eastings. The source data is Ordnance Survey's CodePoint Open, which I is ...
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Using openlayers to render UK National Grid maps

Is there a way I can use Openlayers with a 1 pixel = 1m/2m/4m OS Grid map at high resolutions (i.e. OS Street View), but switching to a Mercator projection when you zoom out (i.e. for Google Maps or ...
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Where to download free elevation data for Europe?

Where can I find free elevation data for Europe? Please mention the available resolutions and terms of use when posting a source.
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Ways to load OS VectorMap data

Us lucky fellows in the UK have been able to access public geodata from Ordance Survey under an open licence since April this year. Some of the datasets, including VectorMap, are broken into 100 ...