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 get a set of all buildings of an OpenStreetMap section in form of single points / Multiple polygons as one point

The objective is to get a set of all buildings of an Open Street Map section in form of single points in a shapfile. I downloaded the section from osm. Imported the section into QGIS (and later ...
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complete list of poi-types in Germany

look for a complete list of poi-types I use foursquare because it contains a lot of POIs. Which database do you use when you need a point of interest in North America? Which database you use for ...
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Difference between 2 projections?

I have osm.xml file where projection is defined as follows: Map background-color="grey" srs="&srs900913;" minimum-version="2.0.0"> n settings.xml file projection is also set there as: <!ENTITY ...
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PostGis geometry name lookup failed for table

I have a table name erpAssets which has column name Region of type polygon. it contains entries of points also like (-79.4609576808001,43.9726680183837)). I have written query which convert these ...
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Difference between planet_osm_polygon and planet_osm_point tables

What's the difference between the planet_osm_polygon and planet_osm_point tables? I find similar columns in both tables.
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How to render overlapping bus trips as one route from OSM?

I would like to create bus map for my city from OSM data. I imported data into Postgresql with osm2psql and I can render routes with Mapnik. But the problem is that same route ref is shown multiple ...
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Determining accessibility of U.S. street address

I'd like to determine whether a given U.S. street address is publicly accessible to vehicle/foot traffic. This would include addresses on both publicly and privately maintained roads that are not ...
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overpass-api or osmconvert: which method is more appropiate to use for files from 10 to 400 mb?

new to openstreetmap and this technology. update: some mentioned postgis: well - The database schema of postgis allready contains the following tables: nodes, ways, relations, node_tags, way_tags, ...
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Problems adding OSM layer

I installed OpenLayers plugin successfully in QGIS 2.2 Valmiera, but when I add OpenStreetMap layer, the following error message appear as a Python error popup window: An error has occurred while ...
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Can OpenLayers.Layer.OSM (the OSM tile servers) be used in production environment?

open layers has an openstreetmap layer built in : OpenLayers.Layer.OSM (are the tiles they use from openstreetmap servers or somewhere else?) can it be used in a production environment in terms of: ...
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convert data from osm to osm tiles/marble

I need to convert the raw thata OSM XML to tiles styled like standard OSM tiles (and other styles if possible) From the research I've done I've found I need to have osm2pgsql and put it on the same ...
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an efficient way to find the pgrouting edges contained within an isochrone

So I am working with some pgrouting road network data in postgis2.0/postgresql 9.1. I am interested in routing around certain types of disasters like tornados or such. If a disaster event happens at ...
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OpenLayers - when zooming out OSM layer “slips” East

I have some code that displays an OpenLayers map composed of various layers (vectors, markers and features) on top of an OpenStreetMaps basemap. Everything worked fine until some months back. ...
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can I add additional data to an existing pgrouting postgis database using osm2pgrouting?

This is just a simple question but I could not find the information in the documentation. If I have an existing pgrouting database table named routing, can I add additional OpenStreetMap data to this ...
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QGIS “transform error” after downloading from OpenStreetMap

Beginner's question. I am working on this tutorial: http://www.qgis.org/en/docs/training_manual/vector_analysis/basic_analysis.html After selecting WGS84 UTM zone 34S in Project Properties, I receive ...
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How to define the symbology used in QGIS print composer without using separate styles for screen and print

I use scale-dependent symbols for mapping (rendering Openstreetmap vectors as it happens). For instance paths show up when zoomed closer than 1:50000, but only roads show when zoomed out. The rules ...
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Can i export BUS routes from OpenStreetMap as shapefiles to work on ArcMap?

The OSM has all the routing for the buses in my city, even showing the ID of the bus if you zoom close enough. I know how to download the shapefiles with the roads, rails, etc., from Geofabrik, but ...
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binary map file editing

in Mapsforge binary .map file exist a zoom table.defining of this table is: A table indicating the number of POIs and ways in this tile for the different zoom levels covered by the enclosing ...
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how to get a style of openstreet map [duplicate]

I want to show my layers in geoserver with the same style as openstreet maps...is that possible ?? i ask if there is a .sld file to get my layers look like openstreet maps style Thank you for your ...
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Local Copy of OpenStreetMap of my City in PostGIS Database

I would like to use OpenStreetMap vector data for land cover analysis in my city. Here is my goal: I set up a PostGIS database with the city area extent (around 20x20 km) on my server. I will ...
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osm2po errors when converting pbf file

I am trying to prepare OpenStreetMap data for routing. I have downloaded version 4.8.8 of osm2po. I also downloaded north-america-latest.osm.pbf from Geofabrik. The command I am running is: $ java ...
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Apache2 is missing conf.d file

I am following this tutorial about how to create my own tiles and got stuck on slide 20. I am trying to tell my web server about my mod_tile installation. However the folder /etc/apache2 doesn't have ...
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How to find when train nears station? [closed]

I am creating an app for tracking trains. When the train comes near to a railway station the system should identify it. To do that I want to gather GPS coordinates near the station and save them. ...
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Export XML Data to a MySQL DB

Hi I have a XML file which I created from the overpass api. I'd like to load this data from this file into a mysql database. I've been using this code to test, but none of the data loads. LOAD XML ...
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Update database via osmosis and osm2pgsql too slow

I got a box with the current hardware config: CPU: Intel Xeon E3-1220 V2 3.1 GHz RAM: 10gb Hard Disk: Western Digital WD10EZRX SATA Hard Drive OS: Centos 6.5 64 bit DB: PostgreSQL 9.3.2 and ...
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Where to get UK city boundaries

Currently I am working on a project where I have to draw boundaries of specific region of UK. Exactly like this I want to know where to retrieve this kind of GIS data. I have tried openstreetmap data ...
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Using OpenLayers and OpenStreetMaps to display statistical information with colors : possible?

I'm planning to build a statistical tool using OpenLayers and OpenStreetMaps. This tool will have to display statistical data for french departments with colors. What I would like to do is the same as ...
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search request round a certain point

round towns like paris or hamburg update - will solve it wiht some extra parts - like Data extracting in a bounding box or polygon – see here the original thread: can i perform a request to get ...
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solved adress tag: applying them in the right way

i wanted to run a osmconvert & filter with the following goal - to get the following tags out of the datas: addr:street addr:housenumber addr:city so i decided to do the following command ...
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How can I combine addr:* tags in JOSM to create the addr:full tag?

I have about 400 addresses that I need to update in OSM. They have already been conflated using Josh Doe's Conflation plugin, http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/JOSM/Plugins/Conflation, which my ...
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bulk change of certain nodes in OSM file

How to I change a OSM file in multiple nodes and just change the value i.e. aminity=townhall into aminity=school? Please suggest.
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How do I know what direction a road is drawn in OSM?

I'm trying to add a cycleway bike track to one side of a road, but I can't tell which side is left or right. The docs say "relative to the direction in which the way was drawn in the editor" , but ...
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Can I use Map Quest/ Open Street map to get the local names?

I am using the reverse geocoding service provided by Map Quest. For a sample coordinate of N 53.27, E 8.123333, I receive the state of "Lower Saxony". According to Wikipedia, and a user of my service, ...
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Filter geojson or shapefiles

I'm trying to create a geojson file with a few shapes of roads from OSM. Now, I've been able to get shapefiles of the greater region (province) these roads are in from http://download.geofabrik.de/ . ...
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Getting OSM data for a particular jurisdiction

I'm trying to make a street map of New York City (and only New York City). I've downloaded OSM data for the area (from here), but it contains lots of data from the suburbs. Currently, I've loaded ...
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apply overpassAPI to a very simple adress-repuest

i wanted to run a osmconvert & filter with the following goal - to get the following tags out of the datas: addr:street addr:housenumber addr:city so i decided to do the following command ...
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Most optimized way of extracting data from planet.osm

I want to cut extracts from planet.osm.bz2 . I have found this command bzcat downloaded.osm.bz2 | osmosis --read-xml enableDateParsing=no file=- --bounding-box top=49.5138 left=10.9351 ...
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how to apply adress-geotags

hello dear linux experts what i am trying to do now is .....a little task i wanted to run a osmconvert & filter with the following goal - to get the following tags out of the datas: ...
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Extract single points of interest from OSM when described both as nodes and ways

I extracted both nodes and ways from OpenStreetMap in PostgreSQL with Osmosis. I'm looking for all restaurants in a given area. The issue is that some of them are coded in OSM as nodes and others as ...
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Merging different tag filtering with Osmosis

I want to extract the different points of interest from OpenStreetMap. Some of them are represented as ways (e.g., a large sport center might be represented as the building, i.e., as a way), others ...
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joining polylines on geometry and attribute

I have dowloaded an Open street Map shapefile containing streets and their attributes, for my whole country. I have qgis and spatialite_gui and a very basic understanding of SQL The problem I have is ...
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bounding box in osm files

I have a osm file,i convert it to pbf file by osmosis.but it not convert to .map file.i use this in cmd: osmosis --rb file=city.osm.pbf -mw file=map.map bbox=34.3635451292,30.0247495993,57.513131979 ...
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Identifying streets of same name where split by osm

I have a large map of every street in the country. This is a vector layer in QGIS many streets are split by OSM , IE have a different OSM ID yet the street has the same name. Often these streets are ...
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openlayers setCenter issue (other posts on this do not solve it)

I can't get map.setCenter to display an OSM layer (via openlayers) centered at my specified coordinates. Instead it defaults to the West Coast of Africa. The zoom level does however work. Both of ...
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OpenStreetMap Road and Polygon Data as 1x1 Degree Shapefiles

I am working on a global project for which I want to use OSM data as a model input. I am looking for advice on the best way to produce 1x1 degree WGS84 shapefiles from either regional extracts or the ...
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Fast Offline OSM Routing Library to Replace MoNav (.NET)

I'm looking for a .NET replacement to MoNav. I'm currently calling a C++ MoNav DLL via COM and it works great--it's fast and memory efficient, and can both load itself and route across the country ...
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Building a road path using openlayers and shapefiles? [closed]

I'm looking to learn OSM and Openlayers. From what I can tell, I need OpenLayers to display the map on a website and I need shapefiles to do any manipulation on the map regarding its topographical ...
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Extract a PostGIS dump from OSM with a particular tag

I'm new to OpenStreetMap. I want to extract all restaurants from Switzerland with their capacity if available. I am using osmosis. I tried: osmosis --read-pbf file=switzerland.pbf --tf accept-nodes ...
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Getting OSM maps in Equirectangular Projection via osm2pgsql

I'm trying to import some OSM data into psql as equirectangular projection using osm2pgsql with the following command: osm2pgsql -c -d osm -S /usr/local/share/osm2pgsql/default.style -l ...
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Trouble converting .osm to .pbf with Osmosis

I would like to convert a shp file to map file. I know should use these steps: shp -> osm -> pbf -> map For step 1 I use a python script : ogr2osm.py For step 2 I use osmosis, but I get ...