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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Libraries to render vector-based maps in the browser

Is there a open source JavaScript library like leaflet or openlayer which can be used in a web or mobile application and loads vector-based maps instead of images? I only need the road information and ...
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How to properly use PostGIS with Maps

First time using PostGIS in an app. Target: - Get Heat Map of customers from address table using leaflet.js and heatmap.js Have DB called store_dev. Installed OSM Bright from Mapbox in it. Have a ...
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QGIS Holux gpx file doesn´t show up

I´ve got a problem with displaying the imported gpx file. The gpx file is created in Holux Funtrek 130 PRo. The map I use is from Openstreetmap, I am sure it is the right map from the location I ...
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Qgis OpenStreetMap plugin misbehaviour

I used the plugin successfully. But yesterday, after changing several buildings in JOSM. Import under qgis with the plugin does not work anymore. The buildings are in the layer point! Do you have any ...
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Can't open Spatialite db from openstreetmap in Quantum GIS

I am new to QGIS, OpenStreetmap and Spatialite. I'm trying to get the (OSM) map data into a (SQLite) compact form I can eventually use for realtime reverse geocoding in a vehicle. Quantum is just for ...
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Downloading vector latlong boundary data of India's Telecom circles from Open street map?

I recently came across a couple of really useful sites for downloading vector latlong boundary data for free converts entered address into lat/long coordinates (has a batch mode): ...
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How do I georeference a ski map?

I have a map of a mountainous landscape, http://skimap.org/data/989/60/1218033025.jpg. It contains a number of known points, the lat-longs of which can be easily found out using google maps. I wish ...
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Updating routing graph based on GIS changes in DB

I am using Osm2PO for route finding which reads a graph file created from a pbf file downloaded from OpenStreetMap. I have my own GIS database where updates may be applied to the data. I would like ...
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How are the speed limits set in osm2po?

Using osm2po I found a problem. In the configuration file "osm2po.config" I can set the various values ​​of speed limits for each road type but for example for this type of street ...
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converted SHP to geoJSON - how to put this on OSM map?

I'm a beginner at this. I converted a shapefile to a .js file but I am having trouble adding this data to a map using leaflet. The osmscarb.js: var osmscarb = { "type": "FeatureCollection", ...
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Showing OpenStreetMap intersections in ArcMap?

I'm trying to carry out a few tests on OpenStreetMap data to test its quality, using ArcGIS. One of the things I'd like to investigate involves checking that all road intersections are represented ...
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How do I apply Dijkstra's algorithm in Python with PostGIS data?

I have currently parsed OSM data, from a PBF file, into a pgRouting database with the use of osm2po, an excellent parsing tool. I don't however want to use the algorithms provided by pgRouting and ...
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django + apache mod_tile

I'm not sure if I'm doing this right and I need your opinion on this current situation. I'm creating a Web Interface using django and postgres as the database. With regards to the slippy map, I went ...
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Why does DC belong to Maryland in OpenStreetMap/Nominatim?

Don't know much about GIS. Is it common practice to consider DC part of Maryland and not a "state"? http://nominatim.openstreetmap.org/search/washington%20dc ...
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How to query osm data served by geoserver?

We have a specific point and would like to count all features in a circular area with center at that specific point. The data is: - Stored in a shapefile layer created in QGIS - Served by geoserver - ...
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pgRouting one way segment direction

How can one acquire information about direction of a one way road from OpenStreetMap data converted to a postresql database with osm2pgrouting?
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Converting Lat/Lon to Pixel-XY on cropped map?

I have a GPX-Track containing LatLon coordinates based on WGS84. The track should be drawn on a cropped map, and for this, I need the pixel coordinates. The map tiles are from OSM I'm not quite sure ...
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Open source software for car navigation on iOS platform

I'm trying to make a car offline navigation app for iOS. Now I analyze OpenStreetMap features what to use. I would like to know if there is open source solution for the following parts of app: best ...
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calculate costs based on way difficulty

I am using Osm2Po to find routes between two points. I am trying to find routes based on the difficulty specified by the user. Basically, I would like to calculate the cost based on some parameter ...
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How to use a sld file with Openlayers using OSM data?

My app, made with openlayers, displays building data called from overpass api. var data_url = "http://overpass-api.de/api/interpreter?data=(way[building](bbox);node(w););out body;"; //main working ...
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Steps to update OpenStreetMap back and forth?

I have both a PostGIS database with OSM data imported, and the same data in a SHP folder. By adding missing information to the downloaded OSM data, both in SHP and PostGIS, I'd be able to contribute ...
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What tool do I need to have satellite background images to draw features of a postgis database?

What tool do I need to have satellite background images to draw features of a postgis database? I looked about Geomajas but seems very complex for what I'm trying to do. I have osm data imported in ...
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How to filter layer of osm data?

I have a table osm_roads that has a column named geometry geometry geometry(LineString,900913). If I want to filter a city to draw districts, I cannot do it by geographic coordinates? What if in ...
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let user add his location on interactive map

I would like to know if it is possible to create an interactive map where the user will be allowed to add their own location to the map (I would use OSM as the basemap) and then calculate the distance ...
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Clustering not working on features in OpenLayers

I've built a mapping solution using OpenLayers that works well except I can't get the points to cluster. I've looked at the examples on the site, and I've even implemented those examples in my ...
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Turn-by-turn direction using PgRouting [duplicate]

How can I generate turn-by-turn directions using PgRouting? At the moment, I have a web-page where a user can enter and start/end location and a route is generated on a map (using PgRouting and ...
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EPSG 3857 or 4326 for GoogleMaps, OpenStreetMap and Leaflet

The discussion at What is the difference between WGS84 and EPSG4326? shows that 4326 is just the EPSG identifier of WGS84.. Wikipedia entries for Google Maps and OpenStreetMap shows that they both ...
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How can I assign road names from OSM to gis linestrings using open source tools?

Starting with a shapefile of linestrings I want to assign street names to these lines if there is a match with a road/street in OpenStreetMap. There are no exact matches as the linestrings have a ...
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OpenStreetMap data at different scales

Could anyone just clear up a question regarding openstreetmap data. Are there different OSM data sets for the various set scales, or do the data get generalized on-the-fly when the map is zoomed out ...
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How to print/plot a city map from OSM data with tools like QGIS, GRASS, openJUMP?

The question is, once set up Geoserver and having all layers accesible, we need to print a portion of the city in a paper of size A0. When I wan to print a city, if I zoom to the city extent, I loose ...
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Where can I find High Quality Road Network Information

I am carrying out a research on how complex city road networks get and I need to get accurate map information. I started with openstreetmaps however I ran into a couple of issues: some of the dumps ...
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Column osm_meta in osm2po 4.6.9?

What's the utility of osm_meta column in osm2po (Version: 4.6.9) generated data?
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Hosted nominatim services

Are there hosted nominatim services that can do all it's duties (particularly reverse-geocoding) all over the world? We have a high volume of lookups (we dont want to be throttled) but we want to ...
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How to get a larger map from OSM2GIS?

My title is more than understandable,but the explanation part is that when i try to take a part that is larger than a big city i get an explanation that is to big for "trim".I tried to get whole ...
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Add bunch of numbered locations?

To avoid carrying books and optimize things while traveling, I like to build a Google Map with sights and cafés/restaurants. I usually print it on paper or keep a PDF in my phone so that I don't pay ...
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Styling map elements based on their properties

I am currently generating tiles based on OSM data using Mapnik and Python and am quite happy using the XML styling but I am at a loss as to how to vary the styling on an element by element basis. I ...
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Raster to vector conversion

I have a bunch of raster maps from a general plan of a city. Examples: Areas reserved for federal, regional and municipal buildings Special land use zones Zoning Risks of occurrence of emergencies ...
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How to Determine to world map size in pixel given this data?

How to Determine the world map size in pixels given this data? Map size of a particular area say, for example: Makati city, Philippines with bounds: Top-Right: 121.0281, 14.56497 Bottom-Left: ...
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How to interpolate polyline or line from points?

We have a lot of points, but with no timestamps to create ways. For now, I've created a sample of the way the points traverse. It's in here, this way can be compared with a Google one. I haven't ...
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Creating a fully custom map using OSM infrastructure

I would like to make a fully custom map (fictional, have to start from scratch basically) and use the OSM tools to make following things possible: crowd editing - the source data which is used to ...
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Getting lane data from OSM

I want to extract road network data from OSM for a small city. From where can I get the lane information of any road in OSM. I tried exporting the data in the OSM XML format and there was no lane ...
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Apply QGIS Style to osm-File like in Open Cycle Map, Landscape Base-Layer

I try to mimick a rendering style like in Open Cycle Map (landscape base layer) in QGIS. However, I'm not able to find certain elements (i.e., wood and rivers) that are used in Open Cycle Map but seem ...
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Keep Getting Black OSM Tiles in Openlayers

When trying to view OSM tiles using the external storage example of OpenLayers, I keep getting black tiles when I zoom in and out. I don't know what the issue is but every time I zoom in/out there ...
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OpenStreetMap Tiles Not Loading in Firefox 17.0.1 - Pink Background [closed]

I recently ran into an issue where only a pink background is displayed in the openstreetmap on my webpage (tiles are not displaying). I found this topic OpenStreetMap tiles not loaded despite being ...
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openstreetmaps offline tile packs

Is there a place where I could download openstreetmaps tile packs for the united states? I would like to have offline access for the whole country. Thanks,
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Unencoding JSON output from OSRM

I set up Open Source Routing Machine (OSRM). The documentation does a pretty good job of laying everything out and I was able to get a server set up and running on my machine. My question is about ...
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Offline data and less space with Ruby

I have a very specific problem. I am trying to build an offline map on leaflet, rhomobile(based on ruby) and OSM data. The problem is that I am making now a offline layer images folder with the city ...
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Printing Map as Tiles in QGIS?

i need to print a detailed map, on a street level zoom of Metro Manila. i figured to do this i need to download map tiles, but that will be a breach on map usage in OSM. then i found this website, ...
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How to find the nearest city for a POI in a OpenStreetMap/PostGIS database?

I'm interested in finding additional data for the POIs in OSM database. Currently I can use the following SQL for getting the name+long+lat for all the POIs SELECT name, x(transform(way, ...
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How to set up an OSM routing server

I would like to set up an OSM routing server on my LAMP stack. I am interested in doing a lot of of routing queries. I have a search function that is closely related to getting the driving distance ...