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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How to create a map with OSM and webatlas.de's WMS layer?

I spent hours trying to figure out the following problem, I hope someone can help me. You can see here that this WMS has different Projections available: ...
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How to access the road graph plugin in python?

I am developing a few scripts in Python for QGIS 1.8 to automate some geo-tasks and one of them would be to calculate the shortest distance from a hospital to each building in a town. I would like to ...
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What are the standards to implement scale bar?

I am working on .osm data files, and now i want to implement scale bar for available data. logically i have created the scale pixel is to geo location. I want to know whether there is any standard to ...
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How to find the country in which a point is located?

I have a PostGis database created with osm2pgsql. I am looking for a way to add the country name in which a point is located to the point row. It must work also for countries with enclaves, such as ...
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How to create a suitable filtered .osm for osm2po using OpenStreetMap Overpass API?

I successfully created a (.osm) set suitable for routing in a desktop GIS over a large custom area thus keeping only primary network (way object) using the Overpass API (see below). I'm trying this ...
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Kartograph Open Street Maps

Firstly, congratulations to Gregor Aisch for creating such a wonderful library, thank you! I am having a little trouble rendering an svg from some osm data. I downloaded the Sweden transportation ...
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openlayers python proxy.cgi script is not taking parameters

I have setup the python proxy.cgi in cgi-bin folder in my server. [myserver]/cgi-bin/proxy.cgi returns the openlayers website [myserver]/cgi-bin/proxy.cgi?url=www.openlayers.org returns list index ...
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Slippy map format

When do you decide which to use? I've started using Geoserver and it seems like map files are downloaded to the browser (using Leaflet) in the WFS format. When I look at OSM, Mapbox etc, they use ...
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Why is osm road data showing up with lines radiating from a point?

My openstreetmap data has artifacts that I can't seem to get rid of. It is showing the roads underneath the artifacts so I know that the query is working at least partially. The data is from ...
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Importing openstreetmaps exported OSM to opengeo using osm2pgsql problems [duplicate]

i'm having some issues when i go to import osm using osm2pgsql. My layers are showing all the roads coming from a single point. See photo link. I have loaded the same OSM file into Qgis and ...
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How to create a printable map of labelled markers with OSM background?

I want to create an image of an OpenStreetMap map suitable for printing on A4 at 300dpi. The map needs to have half a dozen markers/points, and each should be labeled with the name of the point. I ...
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Is PostGIS doing a full table scan?

I am trying to retrieve all points p that are within polygons c. While building the query, I came across this strange behavior. Question: Why does query 2 takes so long compared to query 1? Is it ...
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How to convert osm way xml to openlayers feature?

I am displaying the osm data through a popup with openlayers. For now i am using the overpass api to get data. But my app needs to reflect the rapidly changing data i.e. one changes the data then ...
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Problems printing OpenLayers Pluggin Maps To Scale [duplicate]

It the print composer I can print all maps to scale and satisfactory. However, when I add the OpenLayer, usually Bing Aerial, to the project I cannot print it out to scale. I click the scale box, ...
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Load surface to SQL using osm2po

Does anyone know, if it is possible to make osm2po able to load extra road data into SQL file, such as the surface tag? [1] I know it is not much used, but when it is, it would be nice to know if the ...
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How can I map data points to OpenStreetMap (OSM) line data?

my goal is to filter measuring points of vehicles by mapping them to streets. So I could filter out all the false data located in fields and rivers and so on. I imported my data into a PostGIS ...
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OGR OSM-driver unable to open datasource

I want to read an OSM file with OGR. I use Version GDAL 1.9.1, released 2012/05/15. To read a SQLITE file works fine: $ ogrinfo test.sqlite INFO: Open of `test.sqlite' using driver `SQLite' ...
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How to convert the OSM coordination system to map another?

I have used SVG maps for some infrastructure then tried to use the Inkscape to define the x,y for each needed point. I want to re-construct the map with these needed points using JOSM editor but ...
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How to filter and download OSM data by attribute tag?

Is there any online service that allows to download only one thematic layer of the OSM data for a specific geographic region? For example all objects related to vegetation (trees, grassland,...), but ...
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Saving part of OSM shapefile in QGIS as GeoJSON strips 'name' field to 25 characters long [duplicate]

I want to copy part of OSM data in ESRI Shapefile (downloaded from http://download.geofabrik.de/europe/ukraine.html ) and save in in GeoJSON to style later in Tilemill. After saving, I see that ...
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Driving directions and multi-modal route planning service for a city with OpenStreetMap data

First off I'd like to mention that I've never come close to anything-GIS until a few weeks ago when I thought of this. So please expect some layman's questions. I'm looking to create driving ...
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Shows Netherlands region on map on every zoom level not other region in Open Street Maps

I want to show/display only Netherland region on Openstreet map, dont want to show other region on maps. Same thing apply for zoom in or zoom out also. I have tried with applying bounds but does not ...
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How to convert OSM relation xml data to shape file [closed]

I would like to transform the xml data here : http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Berlin/Transportation into shape files or load into postGIS. I think the thing I am missing is how these xmls files, ...
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osm2pgsql Error: operator class “gist_geometry_ops” does not exist for access method “gist”

When using osm2pgsql to import massachusetts-latest.osm.bz2 into PostGIS 2.0.1 database osm (running on PostgreSQL 9.1 on an Ubuntu 12.04), I get the error failed: ERROR: operator class ...
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What format is lat/long stored in OSM PostGIS?

Question: How do I to get the lat, long for all the toll booths stored in OSM for Virginia? Current Query: > gis=# select * from planet_osm_nodes where ('toll_booth' = ANY(tags)); id ...
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OpenStreetMap data into ESRI CityEngine [duplicate]

I am trying to download building footprints from OpenStreetMap so I can import them into ESRI's CityEngine but I am only able to download road files (as routes), as seen below. I am trying to ...
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What Spatial Reference System do I store Google Map's Lat/Lng in

I am new to PostGIS, Spatial Reference Systems and projections and want to store lat/lng coordinates retrieved from Google Maps and Openstreetmap and its services like the Geocoder/Nominatim. I'm ...
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Where can I get public transportation locations for USA

I am trying to find a list of all public transportation/transit locations like subway stations, airports, bus terminals and bus stops for USA. Only major transit locations are required, rural bus ...
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Some highways segments ignored by osm2po?

Where i can read why some roads/segments are disappear from routing? We are trying to comment all "wtr.deny" rules in config file, but nothing changed. Examples added as links bellow. Screenshot1 ...
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Value at a particular spot on Geoserver Heatmap

Geoserver is drawing from a PostGIS database to generate a heatmap using this SLD extension. Leaflet then overlays the heatmap over the base layer. Question: How can you determine the value at a ...
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What is the difference between the calculation for tiles generated with different projection?

I found that the tiles are generated under the Mercator projection in openstreetmap(here). And in the wiki page,they provide the Derivation of tile names which is used to Calculate the covered tiles ...
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How to get the coastline from OSM?

I've successfully imported all data for Sweden to my PostGIS database. Right now I'm designing my map in Tilemill with OSM Bright as base. But I've got a major problem: where is the coastline? Right ...
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purpose of maxExtent?

I am starting with maps but im a beginner. The answer is probably easy, but i could not find it anywhere. I cannot figure out why to use maxExtent. If I delete it from my application, its behavior ...
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imposm: Failing to import OSM data to PostgreSQL

Somehow I can't import OSM data to my database. I'm using Debian, PostgreSQL 9.1 and PostGIS 1.5. The user root has been granted all privileges for the database osm. Input: imposm -U root -d osm -m ...
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How to convert OSM data to a projected Coordinate system

What is the easiest way to get OSM data into a shapefile projected data format for QGIS? Sounds simple but I've run into problems with this before.
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OpenLayers OSM layer

I need to define an layer in OpenLayers just showing world map. The most simpliest variant is to create OSM layer. When I do like this: var layer = new OpenLayers.Layer.OSM("OSM"); ...
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Unreachable vertex

I'm developing an application for academic purposes that mainly gives to the user a recommended itinerary for a previously introduced preferences (Gastronomy, Leisure,etc.). For this purpose, I use ...
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How to make corners of openlayers with OSM map rounded?

I'm trying to apply style with border-radius:XXpx to my openlayers map: map = new OpenLayers.Map(name) map.addLayer(new OpenLayers.Layer.OSM()) But rounded corners are hidden by tiles of the map: ...
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Multiple response from nominatim service call (Geocoding) in openstreetMap

I am using OpenStreeMap with Google as layer, and for geocoding , nominatim service. Below, is my code. $.ajax({ url: "http://nominatim.openstreetmap.org/search?q=" + address + ...
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osm2pgrouting hangs on “classes table created”

I'm trying to run osm2pgrouting and on Ubuntu 12.04...everything looks like it's working until it gets to "classes table created" when it just stops. I'm watching the process with the system monitor ...
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Is there a way to run your own OpenLS using OSM data?

I'm looking to create my own geocoding service for a client. The web application will run on intranet and won't have access to the internet. Is there a way I can run OpenLS like service of geocoding ...
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How often are MapQuest tiles updated with new OSM data?

When users make edits to OpenStreetMap, how long does it generally take for those edits to show up in the MapQuest tiles? Is this on the order of hours, days, or months?
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GeoDjango / PostGIS - Cut geometry by bounding box

I am looking for a solution to retrieve the geometry(ies) from a polygon/multipolygon within a bounding box in a GeoDjango application. The application I am developing has a requirement to serve out ...
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error while loading osm2po routing sql-script into PostgreSQL

please advice what could be wrong in my situation: I succesfully generated sql-file using osm2po I tried to run it within PostgreSQL and got the following error: ********** Error ********** ERROR: ...
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ROAD COORDINATES Data (CARDIFF)

Does anyone know how to get road coordinates data from openstreetmaps? I know its possible I just don't know how. Thank you!!
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Geoserver, PostGIS and KML: Creating clickable nodes from OSM data

I have a PostGIS database that has OSM data imported into it using osm2pgsql and I'm using GeoServer to plot the points into a networked KML file for Google Earth. What I'd like to do is make the ...
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How to access the timestamp value from Overpass meta requests with Openlayers.Format.OSM?

I am using Overpass-api to request data, then display it in an interactive webpage using Openlayers. When user clicks on some feature, the information is shown in popup. As of now, the page is ...
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select two markers & draw line between them in leaflet

I am very much new to leaflet. I have multiple markers plotted on my map in leaflet. now I have to draw line between two markers when I select them. Can any one help in doing this.
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How to request a limited no of features in Overpass api?

I am using Overpass api to query Building data from OpenStreetMap. the query string is like this (way[building](bbox);node(w););out body; This works really fine (the bounding box is specified by ...
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How to reproject this vector layer?

I have a dxf file and use this tool to convert it to shapefile. Then I apply some affine transformations and get a shapefile that does not fit the shapefiles downloaded from osm (EPSG:4326). I know ...