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 export tracks of a specific polygon in overpass-turbo?

I would like to export some features (in this case route=hiking) that are inside a specific boundary. So not the boundary box that I can choose through the pan tool, but all the routes that for ...
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Openlayers 3 display in Firefox and Chrome

I'm experiencing some issues with displaying OSM and GeoJSON. With Firefox v30 I see my GeoJSON data, but OSM is invisible. With Chrome v35 I see OSM, not my GeoJSON... What is the explanation? ...
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OSM digitizing road map by shapefile

I have shapefile with roads. I want to digitize some of the objects in shapefile to OSM, because I allways use OSM shapefiles and I have something to give to. What software should I use? I have JOSM ...
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Vector Tile Rendering on iOS

I'm developing an iOS app for displaying my own custom map data (on GeoServer). The SDK I'm using to display my map is route-me (Alpstein fork) as the map viewer for now. route-me supports raster ...
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Using Scanaerial in JOSM?

I am trying to use Scanaerial in JOSM to locate water sources in my county. I was able to install all of the required Python modules and ExtTools and load the scanaerial plugin, but now when I run ...
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AutoCAD to OSM, lossless

I'm trying to convert AutoCAD 3D data to OSM lossless, or close to lossless. So far, the only way I can see it's possible is to convert from AutoCAD to SVG to OSM, according to OSM's WiKi. Do ...
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Oncoming intersection or intersection density

Through the use of Android and its on board GPS module, I am looking to calculate the density of intersections in a given area. Say 1 km x 1km. How would I go about accomplishing this? I am new to any ...
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Adding another style to an OpenStreetMap server using Mapnik and PostGIS etc

I have created an OpenStreetMap server using this guide: switch to osm it's very good and works like a charm. I have also been able to add a new theme using TileMill and osm-bright However, I now ...
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Render tiles in the sea

I installed a mapserver on my own server with mapnik, apache and mod_tile. I build an application with WorldWind and my map server. My problem is that there are blank tiles instead of blue tiles to ...
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Can't run node-mapnik-sample-code

I'm using ubuntu 12.04. I installed mapnik from packages as described here: https://github.com/mapnik/mapnik/wiki/UbuntuInstallation now I want to run node-mapnik-sample-code from here: ...
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Are OSM ids unique over all Object types?

Are OSM ids unique over all Object types? Means can a way-id occur as an relation-id or an node-id as way-id?
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How to complete the roads output of PostGIS?

I converted the file I exported from OSM to PostGIS using osm2pgsql. I have opened the table's outputs to QGIS and I saw data are not complete compare to OSM editor view. Most of the roads are broken ...
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GPS tracking and Web mapping?

We are developing a tracking software and we are the stage where we test the reliability of our location stigma on the following web-maps Google Map Nokia HERE Open Street Map (OSM) We observe ...
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Why do I have gaps in OSM data?

I just starting to work with raw-OSM data, so maybe my question is a very basic one. When I download OSM data from Geofabrik I never get the same coverage of the polygons as in the rendered raster ...
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Openlayers Map Marker / Popup Behaviour Mobile Devices

Quick overview. i am creating a site with a map using Openlayers and Open Street Maps. User clicks on map and fills out a popup form and submits form. Markers appear at lonlat points where map was ...
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OpenStreetmap Multipolygon with Members without role

HI i found this relation in Open-Streetmap http://www.openstreetmap.org/relation/1561932 http://www.openstreetmap.org/api/0.6/relation/1561932/full it has only one outer member but it needs the ...
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OSM-based military map

Is there an openstreetmap based system that makes it possible to draw something like military symbols? It should be possible to draw frontline, zones of control, battle events, troops, vehicles and so ...
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Is there a special tag to calculate way length in osm2pgsql?

There are special tag 'way_area' in osm2pgsql creating a database column that stores the area of polygon fatures. So is there something like this for calculation of length of line oblects?
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Best method to find routes from a set of points

I have lines table (postgis enabled database) representing the streets. I have collected few gps points along a route and I would like to match it with the streets in order. Scenario - I am jogging ...
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scaling of results: the comparing of osm-files for a few days - a statistical approach

i am pretty new to Geographic-information Systems so do not bear with me if i ask newby questions: i am interested in gatherin information on schools Some days before i have heard that it is ...
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Order members of OSM multipolygon relations

Im writing an importer for OSM files. Now i'm importing the relations with multipolygoins. The documentation says The order of the relation members does not matter (but properly sorted member lists ...
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How to extract shape of each segment?

osm2po library does a great job in creating the data required by pgRouting to calculate theshortest paths. But I need the shape (Geometry - LineString 4326) to be extracted when osm2po generates the ...
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OSM Display a particular changeset-version of a way

Hi is it possible to visualize an particular changeset of an way? It's about thisa way http://www.openstreetmap.org/way/24837452 at the moment it seems to be a part of an MultiPolygon. But in the ...
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Reverse geocoding Nominatim results

I need to obtain street intersections from reverse geocoded lat/long, where there is no house number information. I have a tile server and Nominatim running in Ubuntu 12.04 virtualbox. I followed ...
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Enlisting all OpenStreetMap (OSM) street names for General Transit Feed Specification (GTFS) routes?

I have exported OpenStreetMap (OSM) data of a city to my local postgresql db using osm2pgsql. I would like to add the General Transit Feed Specification (GTFS) routes information (say bus routes) ...
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OSM data - ways table features

I have made this web-app http://160.75.133.173/openWebApp/routing.jsp Users just have to click two points to figure out the shortest possible route available connecting them. I am using OSM data and ...
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schools: how are they tagged - with the same method all over the world?

are all schools tagged in the same way? or do some countries do use a specal tag-(system)? update: thanks to the responders: what does this mean ...
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Changing labelling of OpenStreetMap Base Map for ArcGIS Online?

I am creating a Story Map and using Open Street Maps as the base map. One issue my superiors see is the labeling of the streets. It's way to frequent! See the attached screenshot: Is there a way ...
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Will ogr2ogr correctly merge features from several OSM files to resulting set

In GDAL >= 1.10, ogr2ogr contains osm driver I want to try this feature and migrate OSM to PostGIS (I'm aware of osm2pqsql existence) I have several relatively small OSM files and wonder if ...
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How to find all objects deleted by user in specified time

Is there any way to get list of objects with their geometries deleted by specified user in specified time?
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Tilemill reversing inner and outer in multipolygon relations

Tilemill renders multipolygon relation (a middle part of a big lake (ID 2101875)) incorrectly: Multipolygon relations (inner/outer) seems to render mirror-like, compare: an island in OpenStreetMap ...
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Openstreet map loosing information

I succesfully created a shapefile from openstreetmap with the OpenStreetMap tool in QGIS 2.2. When I try to create a polyline layer, it says that there are 8000 values in the db file for the property ...
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Is there a way to identify features on OpenStreetMap.org?

Is there an identify features option for OpenStreetMap.org (OSM.org)? Stemming from this question: How to get shapefile of river from OpenStreetMap? I'm looking for the ability to use OSM.org to ...
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how to export the entire bounding box from overpass-turbo?

I'm new to the overpass-turbo world, so sorry if the question sounds silly. What I'm trying to do is to export all the elements (peak, tracks, routes, streets.....) of a bounding box I have selected. ...
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polytiles error

when I run a polytiles.py script for mapnik rendering. It worked just fine until the error: Process Process-1: Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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Error with existing OSM QGIS style

I'm trying to use existing OSM style file like those of AsgerPetersen (https://github.com/3liz/osm-in-qgis/tree/master/styles/openstreetmap/geofabrik) or anitagraser's ...
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How do I query highways with overpass turbo?

I want to use overpass to show major highways for a US city. How can I query that from overpass turbo? I tried the following code here and it returns tons of dots. I really want only lines showing ...
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schools are included as nodes, while others are areas - how to get all of them?

goal: want to extract schools from Overpass-api: now with an update: the allready exinsting code runs nicely. At the moment it is no problem that i do not catch the shools as ways nodes or rleatins. ...
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parsing an osm-file with PHP simpleXML :: getting a few more tags

I am new to PHP's SimpleXML. upate: The original version of this question was derived from here: OSM Data parsing to get the nodes with child I am thankful that hakre offered a great example in ...
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change the area in a osm-request: from lon & lat to whole country

I am new to PHP's SimpleXML. the script below makes a starting point for my project. Below I have added my own answer to the question, how to refine the code to ad more tags. I want to filter the ...
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Draw area from street borders

I have searched online for almost a week and can not find an answer to my issue. I need to generate polygons from street borders in a given city. I have downloaded data from openstreetmaps and ...
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Extract BoundingBox with Osmosis Java API

I'm am trying to use the Osmosis Java API to extract reasonably sized blocks from the OSM planet file using the BoundingBoxFilter. Note: I'm using maven Osmosis packages NOT the command line ...
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Where does Open-Streetmap forest data come from?

If you open this url http://www.openstreetmap.org/?mlat=50.6524658203125&mlon=9.4482421875&zoom=13 you are in a forest in germany. I downloaded the complete Open-Streetmap Data for Germany. ...
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How to download only selected attributes using Overpass turbo?

does anyone know of a query to download select attributes using Overpass turbo? I am trying to download very granular road dataset for an entire country, but I only want a few columns. Thanks!
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With osm2pgrouting, how to handle relations?

I'm trying to create a topology of the public transport in Paris. I use a OSM export, osm2pgrouting with the correspondent mapconfig.xml and Postgis. Everything works fine, except one thing. In ...
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How do I load OSM vector data in QGIS 2.x?

In QGIS 1.8 I used the openstreetmap plugin to request data from the server, or open a .osm XML file, which produced 3 layers (polygons, polylines and points) in QGIS. This was great (give or take the ...
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How to make an editable City Map from OSM data?

I want to make a map of Cardiff, Wales, showing features useful to tourists, e.g. roads with road names, parks, museums, other POIs, etc. I want the final map to be clear to read - simple roads and ...
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Why does Points in polygon create empty PNTCNT column from OSM points?

I tried to use the Points in polygon tool in qgis 2.2.0 and it worked fine as long as I used my own points. When I tried to 'count' the points generated from OSM layers both from dowloaded ...
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How to do geographic operations (intersect) on OSM XML?

I would like to create bicycle router which routes more through shade. For that I would like to use OSM. Most routers use OSM xml so my question is: How to add tags to a street that goes through a ...
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Why OSM data has different attribute values from the same element and same time frame?

Here is my question: Does anyone know why OSM has different attribute values from the same element and same frame time? The example explains itself, when I try the Shapefile from different mirrors ...