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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Osm2pgsql style file question

I have a question about the style files used for osm2pgsql. These files have a structure as follows: # OsmType Tag DataType Flags node,way access text linear node,way ...
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How to initialize OpenLayers with no maps? [closed]

I need to reload my map oftentimes to test my layers and don't want to wait for OSM to load every time. How to avoid the main layer (the OSM map) to load and work only on my feature layers?
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Offline map(google/openlayers) for HTML5(Angular) based hybrid application

I have a requirement where the customer has explicitly asked for offline support for the map. The rest of the application works well offline, but i am not sure how to get this done using Google or ...
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Clear markers from OSM map with openlayers

I have a bunch of Point data that refreshes every few minutes. To render these points, I have created the markers as OpenLayers.Feature.Vector Objects and added them to my Vector layer. The layer gets ...
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Publishing OSM data in GeoServer that has been imported into PostGIS

I'm trying to publish data on GeoServer. I'm using Postgres/PostGIS and I've used osm2pgsql to load the data into the database. I've configured a store correctly (I can see the tables from the ...
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Extract specific amenity Osmosis with Java api

I need to extract restaurants from a planet.osm.pbf file. I assume the best way to do this is with Osmosis, however I need to save this data in my own database format. (Not something standard like ...
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Extract Street, City, And State/Region from Planet.osm with Osmosis

How can I extract street, city, and state/region data from Osmosis, and nothing else? I know using Xapi I could query under ways and use name=* to get streets, but I need to do this with Osmosis, in ...
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Why do these points send me to the middle of the ocean or middle of nowhere? [duplicate]

I've been beating my head against the wall trying to map some points using Leaflet + OSM. I put in some sample points (near Bellingham, WA, USA). I've checked the JSON with JSfiddle and ...
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Openlayer maps issue with ssl

I am using openlayers map by using the hosted js : <script src="http://openlayers.org/api/2.13.1/OpenLayers.js"></script> But my client has ssl installed and when i try to run my map ...
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Replace Navteq maps by a free one in a car built-in GPS

My car (Opel Zafira) have a built-in GPS with Navteq maps (SD 900 NAVI). I wonder if it would be possible to update or upgrade the maps to an open source / free maps (like OSM). Or is it possible ...
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osm_id in a shapefile vs. the uid and id attributes in an OSM file

I'm parsing an OSM file using the Python package osmread. The entities parsed have the following attributes id, version, changeset, timestamp, uid, and tags. On the other hand, I have a shapefile, ...
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how to retrieve ATMs List from OSM

I am using this command to get the ATMs list osmosis --read-xml my_map.osm --tf accept-nodes amenity=atm --write-xml output-nodes.osm But it is giving the list of nodes and ways also...I want only ...
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Osmosis, Save to different schema

Does anyone know how to use osmosis to save to a different schema? I used the pgsnapshot_schema_0.6.sql to create a blank data table, but it always creates it in the public schema. I need to create ...
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How to use Mapserver+Openstreetmap for tracking service effectively?

I have got Asset tracking installations for many clients. The availability of GIS map data for every client location seems to be the tough part. I have got a MapServer WMS installation. Can I use OSM ...
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Accuracy problems with Openlayers\Openstreetmap\AnimatedCluster

I am working on a OSM map that clusters several points with a modification of AnimatedCluster (https://github.com/acanimal/AnimatedCluster). However, somewhere the accuracy seems to lack. Can ...
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Read and Export OSM Road Data as a Network of Road Segments [Adjacency Matrices]

I wish to extract from an OSM file a road network, and export it as an array (adjacency matrix) where the nodes are the road intersections and the edges represent the road segments. I don't want to ...
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Print City Map in High Resolution with TileMill (OSM Data)

I'm rather beginner in Print Map and GIS. I'd like to print the map of my little city using the data in OpenStreetMap. I've got an environment(local) with OSM DataBase and I'm using TileMill to ...
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Import OSM data into ArcSDE using osm2pgsql

I am trying to import OpenStreetMap (osm) data into a PostGRES database using OSM2PGSQL, and then I need to convert that data so I can use it in ArcSDE/ArcGIS Desktop 10.2. Here is what I do: ...
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How to Extract data from OSM within a polygon

Although I am a Openstreetmap's regular user for quite some time, I am pretty new to GIS, so I assume this is an easy question: I would like to know how can I extract data (Eg:all schools) from OSM ...
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Create Image of an area in OSM

I want to create a big image of this area. But with a bigger zoom level. How can I achieve this? Currently I would zoom in, make a screenshot and put those screenshots together with a image editor. ...
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Axis of rendered shape files not showing numbers that are latitude and longitude

I am using rgdal to render some shape file. The first is a set of building zones from NYC Open Data. The second is the NYC coast line from OSM. The Zone files seems to generally render an X axis ...
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Create Fantasy Map

I'm currently looking to create a Fantasy map and share it with my friends. We have the map designed already in flash to certain degrees of detail and able to export as a vector. We'd like it to be ...
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Whats the status for OSM in print composer QGIS 2.0?

I have a Stamen Toner OSM background on a report am doing. It seems impossible to use "Print" or "Save as image" functions since the OSM is being projected wrong with 10 km or so.. Right now I'm ...
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Extracting area with a range of lat long?

Is there any online tool to extract a certain area with a range of lat long? I'd like to overlay some locations on a map. To do so, I need a map whose range is specified so that I can determine the ...
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Overlap between Google Earth and Topographic OSM

First, I have Google Earth and Garmin BaseCamp with OSM maps. I would be satisfied if the solution is only available on one of these software. A third software that combine both view can be ...
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Offline entire planet in Java Desktop app

Sorry if this question has already been asked, but I need your help. In program that we are developing we need to integrate maps. Here are the requirements that are put for integration: Maps should ...
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What might cause OpenLayers plugin to hang on windows 8.1?

I'm trying to add OpenStreetMap layer to the map through OpenLayers plugin and then application hangs. The problem occures on Windows 8.1 QGIS 2.0.1. On Windows 7 everything works correct. Does anyone ...
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How do I query OpenStreetMap for a list of US counties?

I would like to query OpenStreetMap (remotely) for a list of US counties (and their boundary vectors if possible), in a scriptable automated fashion. Preferred format is CSV. How do I do so? I am ...
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How to calculate area in square kilometers of a OSM boundary

I have tried using measurement plugin in JSON. It does not work if the boundary is made of multiple selected lines. That plugin works when it is a single line for the whole boundary. Is there any ...
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How to add markers to OSM base map in Google Maps API?

I am using the example from this webpage to display my maps: http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Google_Maps_Example#More_examples (Example - Using Google Maps API v3 setting OSM as a base map layer) ...
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How can I decrease size of geodatabase “Nominatim”?

I downloaded Nominatim http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Nominatim/Installation. The database size is more than 400 GB. The speed of geocoding is very slow. I want to increase it. For example, I ...
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Is there an opensource way of making 'streetview' panoramas?

I'm interested in making streetview panoramas and am curious if there are any opensource approaches that I should consider for both making and publishing these panoramas. I've been playing with the ...
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How to clip an Openlayers OSM Background to a Vector Boundary?

I'm new to QGIS. In my project i have two layers: one is my vector (city boundaries) and the other is the OSM (obtained with the plugin). How can I cut the OSM along the edges of the vector? I want to ...
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Given latitude/longitude, how to determine whether point is in Japan or China?

For OpenStreetMap names transliteration to Latin characters, I need to know whether a point (latitude, longitude) should be transliterated to Japanese or Chinese. What formula f(latitude, longitude) ...
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Retrieve geographic coordinates from OSM imported data

We have just finished importing OSM data into our PostGIS (Postgresql) database. And we are having difficulty understanding the geometry of various shapes imported. We run a query to retrieve the ...
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Add vertices costs to postgresql routable network

In osm2po it's possible to create custom routers as the sample router TrafficSignalsRouter, but the costs seem to be added on vertices after the routing. Is it possible to add these costs on the ...
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identify subgraphs within planet_osm_line table

I want to identify subgraphs within the planet_osm_line table of the osm2pgsql-schema. those subgraphs are classified by certain tags i want to check. My first attempt was to do this recursively with ...
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OSM XML: Should I generate contact:phone or phone?

I am generating OSM XML data for all POIs of Wikivoyage, the collaborative travel guide. When I want to express a phone number, should I generate contact:phone or phone? Both mean the same thing. ...
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Limit data imported into PostGIS database?

I am building a web application in which members will be able to find other members in their area. This is your typical "nearest neighbor" search which I'll perform using their latitude and ...
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How to draw bus routes on OpenStreetMap with mapnik

I have successfully set up Postgres with PostGIS and MapNik to serve map tiles. The database is populated with data from OpenStreetMap project. I can see that bus routes are in the data-set, but I ...
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How to find out if OpenStreetMaps contains low emission zones?

Since I never really digged into the data contained in OpenStreetMap I ask myself what would be the recommended way to identify layers or tags within the overall data. In my current use case I want to ...
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How to restrict level crossings in route?

I want to evaluate if it is useful to bypass a level crossing through a nearby tunnel or overpass when the LC is closed or if it is worth waiting. I want to use the OSM data for realistic scenarios ...
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How can I geocode to a shape instead of a coordinate?

Geocoding to a shape instead of a point The project I'm currently working on is Find-A-Record. We are geocoding genealogical record collections and storing them in a spatial index (browse our blog if ...
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Map tiles rendering from local map server to disk

I am looking for a solution for following use-case: I need to run a local map server using OpenStreetMap (OSM) data Map server needs to be able to render a set of map tiles to local directory on ...
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OpenStreetMap Toolbox (ArcGIS 10.0); Microsoft Jet Database Engine Error

I am using OSM toolbox in my ArcGIS 10.0 to download OSM data, but whenever I want to do so, it throws an error saying: "Unable to create a relation table (The Microsoft Jet database engine cannot ...
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Starting with OpenStreetMap for Android

My goal is to write an Android application where I could select a couple of points in the map and calculate shortest path between them based on my algorithms. I'm absolutely new to OSM and since ...
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PostGIS Optimization - Group spatially close entities physically on disk

I'm working on my first PostGIS database and was hoping to find some performance gains for live rendering. I'm rendering a map directly from a PostGIS (9.1, 2.0) db that contains an import of OSM ...
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Is it possible to incorporate a GIS editor inside of a web application? [duplicate]

Working on a new project - I am in unfamiliar territory in GIS land. The web application will have a standard data input-output frontend, however a feature needed is to display map data inside the ...
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Serving multiple styles from tile server

I installed an OSM Mapnik tile server (according to the switch2osm documentation). Now, i'd like to serve tiles in different styles from the same server. Is this somehow possible?
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Miller cylindrical projection - central meridian

I'm new to projections topics and I've got a question that may be silly, but I hadn't found answer so far. I'm trying to use Miller's cylindrical projection for converting osm lat/lon to x,y values. ...