OpenStreetMap is a collaborative project to create a free editable map of the world. The data is free, and free of legal and technical restrictions. OpenStreetMap is often shorted to OSM.

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Why is osm2pgrouting not importing?

I installed pgrouting successfully and did a little import with a 20Mb file. Works good! Now I'm trying to import a file with the size of a country and it doesn't even start to import. The last 2 ...
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Tilecache + Mapnik + Apache generates incomplete tiles (missing layers)

I have TileCache + Mapnik working with a custom osm.xml stylesheet. When I run tilecache_http_server.py the tiles are served OK. But when I run TileCache under Apache (with mod_wsgi) I see incomplete ...
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How to limit viewing to map boundary on Android? [closed]

I have an offline map of a city displaying on Android. Since my map is just small, when you scroll beyond the the boundaries of the map you see only a gray screen and you will probably be lost and ...
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How to fix Graphserver warning “osmdb has no edges!”?

I'm really new to GIS. I have some shapefiles data that I'm trying to import in graphserver. I'm doing: gs_osmdb_compile output3.osm output3.osmdb And the result is: WARNING: osmdb has no edges!. ...
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How can ArcGIS Editor for OpenStreetMap preserve Unicode data?

Currently i am using ArcGIS Editor for open Street map for conversion of OSM file to file Geodatabase. But after conversion geometry is perfect but there is no Unicode data available in the attribute ...
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Google Map API 3 with OSM overlay

I'm using GeoXml3 to parse XML files in Google Map and would like to add OSM as custom maptype. I fiddled with this example but it hides completely the original Google layers. I've found a couple of ...
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FME assign specific node id with OSM writer

Is there a way to reassign the node's id value to something I generate? I did try exposing the uid attribute in the write transformer however only produced a new attribute and did not affect the id ...
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Convert CSV files into OSM with FME

I have a database which i've exported as individual csv files for each table. Below are some of the attributes which exist from two of the csv files: wayPointID linkID order x y z length ...
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Setting up TileCache to make use of Mapnik and OpenStreetMaps

First of all, I'd say that I'm completely newb at maps related stuff... I am trying to install TileCache and configure it to use Mapnik to render tiles from OpenStreetMaps. I managed to setup the ...
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Is there a way to render 3D map tiles?

I am looking for a way to create map tiles from OSM data but I would like the resulting map tile images rendered at a 45 degree angle. Is there any way this can be done? I have never see such an ...
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Add a OpenStreetMaps road data layer on Google Maps API v3

I've successfully embedded a Google Maps API v3 map on my site, and added OpenStreetMaps (OSM) as the base layer. Is it possible to use Google's tiles as the base layer, and then overlay street data ...
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Can OpenStreetMap replace Google Earth?

I need to build a website which needs to perform the following tasks: Display a web map with topographical details On the map show a set of selected streets When a street is selected show a set of ...
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Quickly create contour polygons from cost points using OSS for web app

This is related to a previous question I've asked: Create filled contour map with GRASS I've created a point layer using OpenStreetMap data and pgRouting's driving_distance() function, where the ...
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How to filter OSM files based on tags using Osmosis?

I am working with .osm files and am trying to filter entities based on tags. I need to view only entities containing both source and attribution tags. I used the following to successfully filter all ...
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How to load OSM data into PostGIS preserving all Tags?

I am new to the field of GIS and am trying to view source tags in OSM. I have downloaded the shapefiles from http://downloads.cloudmade.com and have loaded them into Postgres. When I view the data, I ...
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How to fix distortions in rendered OpenStreetMap maps?

I use OpenStreetMap in order to generate maps and add some cool stuff in it. Actually I have good results but I seem to have a problem with reporting a good image ratio when I create my generated ...
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Why don't my Shapefiles and OSM data overlap in Quantum GIS?

So I'm pretty new to GIS, and I'm working on a mapping project using data for Vancouver, Canada. I want to combine Open Street Map data along with data provided by the City of Vancouver. But the City ...
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Split edges at intersections in PostGIS

I'm attempting to do a walking distance analysis using OpenStreetMap data (osm2pgrouting) and PostGIS and following underdark's blog posts, however I need to exclude residential and service roads that ...
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US Tiger or Open Street Map Route Data: One Way Street & Intersection Data

We're building a U.S. street routing application (finding paths for cars between two or more locations using public roads) and would like to use open source data US Tiger Data or Open Street Map or ...
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How to “calculate” distance-to-ground of all 18 OSM zoom levels?

Assuming I'm building a 3D solution with the "world" being mapped to global geo-data supplied by OSM / Cloudmade... think http://www.webglearth.com but with completely different goals and use-cases. ...
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Retrieve speed and number of Lanes in Google Maps API, OSM data or any other stream?

Is it possible to return the posted speed and number of lanes of a highway segment using Google Maps API, OSM data, or any other stream (paid for or free)?
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How to Add OSM Layer to QGIS

How can i add OSM layer in QGIS? The help says there is an OSM plugin i can use. But i don't see it the list of plugins. Or maybe there is a WMS URL for OSM i can use? QGIS version ...
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Crop OpenStreetMap data retaining long features

When I crop OpenStreetMap data using Osmosis with the --bounding-box option, it seems to only give me nodes and ways that are fully contained within the bounding box. There are several long highways ...
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Temporary additions to OSM data

I'm planning on building a transportation related GIS App. In the app, users will be allowed to add their own links to the network. For example, let's say a user wants to add a "driveway" in front of ...
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Looking for a MAP to SLD converter

Does anyone know where I can find the converter from .map to .sld? I have a big mapfile of styles for OSM and I have the styles mapnik.xml for OSM but I use Geoserver for my work. Or does anyone have ...
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troubles with osm2pgrouting

I'm trying desperately to write my first query in pgRouting using maps in osm format (as shown in http://www.carsonfarmer.com/?p=799). Im using Ubuntu 10.10 with Postgresql 8.4 ang postgis 1.5. After ...
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demo maps for training pgRouting

I'm very new to postgis and pgRouting but I'm using it for my thesys. I need any map to train my self with routing and TSP problems in pgRouting, but on the Internet I found unworking links only! Can ...
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How to get the contributors on Open Street Map

I have put my osm file in base thanks to osm2pgsql and I am looking a way to get the contributor list. I have searched in my database and haven't found so much... and the osm wiki about the osm2pgsql ...
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Open Street Map and PostgreSQL what do I exactly need?

I make my first steps in the GIS world and everything is very new for me even if I work on a "huge" project (ie: for a single programmer) very related to maps. My project needs to know informations ...
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Using planet.bz2 with ArcGIS Editor for OSM, sync'ing changes

Overview: We are attempting to clean up and revise the OSM data of our County by comparing it to a more accurate (public domain licensed) street layer within the ArcGIS Editor for OpenStreetMap. ...
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Where are the address ranges in Open Street Map?

I recall coming across some OSM initiative that was proposing to put US address ranges in the data using TIGER (I think). However, I have seen no such ranges in any of the data I have looked at so ...
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Installing TSP functionality on win7

I'm very new to pgRouting! I installed PostgreSQL 8.4, and pgrouting 1.03 on win7. I need to solve a TSP problem so I was trying to install the TSL functionality as showen at: ...
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How to apply custom OSM map style in OpenLayers?

I have a small web mapping application based on PostGIS/GeoServer/OpenLayers. I'm overlaying few WMS layers served by GeoServer and using OpenStreetMap as a background. In OpenLayers OSM is simply ...
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Can you use OpenStreetMap tiles in ArcGIS 9.3.1?

I was hoping to use ESRI's ArcGIS Editor for OpenStreetMap to view OpenStreetMap data in ArcMap, but my organization hasn't upgraded to version 10 yet. I also know about ArcBruTile, but I prefer not ...
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How to deal with versioning in OpenStreetMap?

The topic of managing geospatial data in a more general sense has come up before here. The topic of versioning was mentioned there as well, but not really dealt with. Traditional geospatial data ...
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Obtaining *rendered* OSM data

I'd like to produce a simple walking map with some points of interest. Ideally, I'd like to use the rendered OSM data, as you can get from the page. Using the QGIS OSM plugin, I can only download a ...
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Mapnik TextSymbolizer showing nothing above OpenStreetMap base layer

I'm trying to use Python to create a TextSymbolizer to display a trail name above the trail LineSymbolizer. Below this layer is the OSM base layer which contains its own data for that trail. I can ...
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Queries on virtual network in Spatialite only make errors

I've installed Spatialite 2.4 in Ubuntu. I try to convert an osm file into a roads network using this tutorial and make searches on it, but the queries only produce "no column" errors. $ ...
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File IMG from OSM

Is it possible to convert or open an IMG file from OSM? I don't find a solution for the visualization and conversion. Thanks
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Creating columns in PostGIS using osm2pgsql hstore tags

While I feel this may come down to a database question, it feels GIS-related enough that I feel comfortable posting it here. I'll be happy to take it elsewhere if it belongs there, though! I've ...
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How to set up an OSM server with TileCache and Mapnik?

I have been trying for two and a half weeks so far to get a local copy of OpenStreetMap running on a server. I have downloaded the planet file and imported it into a PostGIS database called 'osm'. I ...
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Find nearest POI of given GPS coordinates

I am new to GIS and need to achieve the following: Find the nearest train station or bus stop of given GPS coordinates in a Java application. Since there are many coordinates to be checked, an ...
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What are the advantages of pgSQL+PostGIS+pgRouting over a simple MySQL+handwritten routing algorithms?

Goal: To have a routable set of roads in a database and to have a software that can calculate the shortest path (e.g. simple Dijkstra) through this set in a reasonable amount of time (up to 2 ...
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How to overcome field truncation when converting OSM to shapefile with QGIS?

I am trying to convert an OpenStreetMap file into a shapefile, but I am having problems with the "tags" field being cut-off after 80 characters. With QGIS 1.4, I use the OpenStreetMap plugin to 'Load ...
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Creating a small web-mapping/map-tiling service

I am looking for a small-scale and easy way to present one or more polygon shapefiles online (on a municipal website without any existing map-server infrastructure, to be precise). Right now, I'm ...
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How can I calculate the amount of memory required to run osm2pgrouting?

I have read that osm2pgrouting loads all the data into memory, which makes it faster. On the other side the size of the .osm file which it can parse is limited. How can I exactly know how much ...
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How to apply Mapnik style for OSM data in ArcMAP? [duplicate]

I am loading OpenStreetMap vector data into ArcMAP (using the Download and Symbolize OSM Data tool of ArcGIS Editor for OpenStreetMap 1.1). I'm sure there must be a simple way to apply the ...
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What is the effective and legal way to get map tiles for the size of 2 or 3 states?

I would like to get map tiles possibly from Open Street Map (yes I am aware about tile usage policy and would not like to breach that) or other source for the purpose to serve it as offline maps to ...
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Geographic maps in ArcMap

I have OSM data in SHP format inside ArcMap 10. But in ArcMap they are stretched a lot East-West compared to what I see at www.openstreetmap.org. How can I change it in ArcMap? I am not looking for ...
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how to create Multiple layers? [closed]

I'd like to create multiple layers for asset management using openlayers, could anybody help?