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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Is there a public API that can be accessed with Python and will geocode Points of Interests?

I recently downloaded tagged hospital data from OpenStreetMaps.org using the API. Some of the data have a 'node' tag which are attributed with a lat/long while other data are tagged as 'way' format ...
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What is the best map provider solution for repetitive routing use?

[edit] What is the best solution in terms of cost effectiveness, stability & speed for running a lot of routing requests and comparing them. lots of times over and over? I understand now that it ...
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How would I draw and visualize custom maps based on OSM data?

I would like to be able to use openstreetmap data for a specific region as a source and "draw" from that the map of infrastructure improvements - mostly roads. I want it to be self-hosted (not ...
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Converting osm file to shapefile (or data frame) in R

I was looking for a road shapefile for Australia today. I ended up going to Geofabrik. Open Street Map has data in .osm format. But they do not have one in .shp for Australia. If possible, I want to ...
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How can I navigate from my current position to a specific point with OpenStreetMap data under Android? [closed]

How can I navigate from my current position to a specific point, using OpenStreetMap data, running on Android? I also want to get updated current points until reaching the final point then navigation ...
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What do cartocss attachments along filters mean?

I'm exploring openstreetmap-carto style and I wonder what does such syntax mean: [natural = 'water']::natural, [landuse = 'reservoir']::landuse, [waterway = 'riverbank']::waterway Is this ...
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How to get the linestring of a way in postgis with pg_snapshot schema

I have loaded some data from openstreetmap using osmosis and its pg_snapshot schema. This results in a table wayswhich contains a list of nodesreferenced by their ids: select w.nodes from ways as w ...
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Batch Mode Routing for Fastest Route Distance

I would like to run a batch process to derive the total driving distance between points, for a largish set of point-pairs. e.g. I would have data something like: Start_ID Start_Lat Start_Long ...
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OSMOSIS: How to extract all railway stations in use?

I'm trying to retrieve a list of all railway stations of Belgium that are in use. I downloaded the country osm from http://download.geofabrik.de/europe/belgium-latest.osm.pbf. I tried the following ...
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How do I convert OSM XML to rendered tiles for offline use?

I'm new to OpenStreetMap and I'm trying to figure out how to process an OSM XML file and create map tiles for offline use. I already have the OSM XML file downloaded; I just don't know what to do ...
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How can i set up the “own OSM” for own maps, having no relation to the current real spacial photos

For some needs we need an OSM-style map displaying the area before the reservoir was constructed and thus displaying the historical shore line. There are some historical aerial photos (not provided by ...
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Routing and OpenLayers: How would you connect a point to another through a 'road' node? [duplicate]

So my question is in a routing application,probably using osm as base layer, how do I get a line-string that goes through the road and not directly from one point to another? Is there any ...
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How to use a Geojson layer as a background mask?

I have some Geojson neighborhood shapes that I am using to create a small multiples chart. They are like this: I want to give them backgrounds for the area they represent. I want the streets and ...
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Where can I download the metro stations of Paris from OpenStreetMap?

I'm just getting acquainted with OSM (OpenStreetMap), so this might be a total newbie question, but I'm looking for OSM Point of Interest data for all metro stations in Paris. I'm sure this info ...
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Cartogram plugin for leaflet or OSM

Does anyone know if there is a plugin to make cartograms for leaflet ? I have sets of geotagged Twitter datas and I'd like to distord the map according to the density of tweets of every area of the ...
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Tiles taking too long to render

I've followed the tutorial available here. The installation worked alright, but opening the tile in a browser leads to a 404 error. The only error from the server is "Failed to read cmd on fd 10". ...
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OSM Data 'gid' column

Eventually I came to know that in order to use pgr_createTopology function to create topology network on my imported OSM data (using pg_routing and postgis on postgresql), apart from the_geom geometry ...
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Styled markers : how to get bouncing markers with location dots?

I want to mark important location with bigger markers (pointer with forks) and smaller location with normal markers (colored dots). I want big markers to bounce on hover. How to acheive this effect in ...
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Reverse geocoding polygon co-ordinates?

I have a large dataset of polygons for property sections that I need to reverse geocode. It was recommended that I use a GIS like Quantam to do this however from my research I am not 100% sure if a ...
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Printing OpenStreetMap tiles to PDF

What I would like to achieve is an A4 print out of an OSM map with a polygon outline printed on top. This would come from a web application. Where a user can centre the map, upload a polygon. Which I ...
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Select buildings in a html map and get osm

I have my own database of buildings with the architects and some metadata. In the past I tied them manually to the ID of openstreetmap. But now I need a map where I can click on a shape of building ...
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Open source tool for point/node conflation/matching?

The Question Are there any open source tools for conflating (matching) two layers of point (node) data? Motivation I'm particularly interested in using such a tool to sync data with OpenStreetMap, ...
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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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Free Web-service providing Satellite Images

Is there any web-service currently available which is hosting satellite images as open-source, just like OSM web-service hosting vector maps? We want to make a real-time traffic monitoring commercial ...
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Openlayers map changelayer event firing twice for params

I have registered changelayer event of my map. var registerEvents = function () { map.events.register("changelayer", null, onMapLayerChanged, true); }; var onMapLayerChanged = ...
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Getting polygons of all countries and ISO-3166-2 subdivisons

In order to do reverse geocoding lookups to find a country (as ISO-3166-1) and the subdivision (as ISO-3166-2) for given coordinates I am looking for a way to get all polygons of all countries and ...
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Obtaining addresses using ArcGIS

I am currently working on Eastern-European microdistricts, and I want to obtain the addresses that can be found in these microdistricts. Is it possible to use ArcGIS to solve this issue? I thought ...
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Minimum Information to be kept on importing OSM data to use it for creating random start and ent points

I want to only import the minimum of data from OpenStreetMap, to be able to distribute random start and end points for a simulation in administrative areas in germany. I found this file ...
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Moving point on OpenStreetMap route

Basically I generate random numbers in R language which are indeed times between bus arrivals. I need to simulate a moving point(a bus) in OpenStreetMap by using this generated numbers. I have read ...
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USA County level, detailed OpenStreetMap basemap in tiff?

Is there any way to get detailed (close zoom) OSM tiffs at the county level in the USA? I would like to use them as basemaps for a class I am teaching in GIS, using QGIS. I know about (and love) the ...
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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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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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Deleting unconnected lines with QGIS

I am using a road map in shapefile format in order to calculate a route between two points. The map is downloaded from OpenStreetMap and it has small unconnected lines that are messing up my routing. ...
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How can I relate the osm2po osm_source_id to data in OpenStreetMap?

I created and imported OpenStreetMap (OSM) data into Postgres using osm2po: e.g. java -Xmx8g -jar osm2po-4.6.9/osm2po-core-4.6.9-signed.jar config=osm2po.config.eu_xc prefix=eu tileSize=x,c ...
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GeoServer, OpenLayers and updatable views: unable to edit data of WFS-T feature layer

I am developing an web application, where the user is able to view and update some feature attribute of a WFS layer. My problem: the edited data is not saved at all. Here's the situation: GeoServer ...
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Working with address data extracted from *.osm

My goal is get all the addresses from a certain country, ideally - from all countries, but for now - only from one. I downloaded an *.osm file from here http://download.geofabrik.de/ for a certain ...
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QGIS way to import OSM/Google Maps but remove or exclude extraneous areas, limit geographically the use of OSM

GIS Newbie question, perhaps: But I am looking to place an Open Street Maps/Google Maps layer underneath the rest of my shapefiles for referencing purposes. Let's say for instance, that I am looking ...
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Edit OSM Map Graph

Can I use pgrouting (http://pgrouting.org/index.html) to change OSM data? My goal is to change the cost of some ways (increase and decrease) in order to change the routing calculation process. If ...
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Query for all roads and buildings in a province of Belgium_ overpass turbo

I am looking for a query to show all roads and buildings in the province Flemisch Brabant in Belgium. Can anyone help me?
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Using Arcgis and OSM tiles in Openlayers application

I created a map object and specified options according to Arcgis tiled map tiles. var options = { scales: [120000, 60000, 30000, 15000, 5000, 2500, 500], resolutions: ...
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Can't send an array via Protocol.HTTP()

I'm trying to send a JSON file to my Node.js app via Protocol.HTTP. The file is correctly sent, but I can't access to an array. Here is the relevant code : Client side (...) var vectorProtocol = ...
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How to filter out osm data made by specific users - osmosis or a better suggestion

I am trying to find the code for a query in osmosis that will allow me to download only contributions made by certain OpenStreetMap users. I was thinking to use osmosis to filter out all the ...
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Generate tiles of World (Zoom 0-2), Germany (Zoom 2-12), Some Cities (Zoom 12-15)

I'm creating an offline navigation application. I'm using leaflet for displaying the map tiles. Right now I'm creating the tiles using Maperitive. This works great so far. But I can't open bigger ...
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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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Is there a good qml or sld file available for QGIS + Openstreetmap data?

I'm looking for a qml file (or equivalent e.g. sld) to allow me to use QGIS to take Openstreetmap data and produce paper maps. I'm re-asking this question (it was asked once or twice over a couple of ...
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Open a .osm.pbf file with fiona in python

I would like to open a .osm.pbf using fiona in Python. I can't find much documentation on this. How can I does one do this? I have done it using ogr2ogr.
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Mapnik PGRaster Plugin creating 8x8 tiles with visible boundaries

I have used the latest addition to Mapnik PGRaster plugin (https://github.com/mapnik/mapnik/tree/2.3.x) by Strk(https://github.com/strk/mapnik/tree/2.3.x-pgraster) and merged recently. I am able to ...
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Custom style a particular road using CartoCSS/TileMill/OSM

For a particular city, I want to make the label for its main street labeled as prominently as Motorways. i.e. although this road would normally only be labeled from about zoom level 15 and up, I would ...
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What does vector tiled map mean?

I'm working on an application that renders geoJSON into OpenLayers map. The idea is about not having PNG images downloaded from external services (OSM or Bing) but having geo information in geoJSON ...