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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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 ...
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Does a road connect one grid cell to an adjacent grid cell?

So here is the problem I am working on. I have an OpenStreetMap roadmap which I overlaid with a 2-D cartesian grid. So for a given grid square, I want to find out if a road segment continues from the ...
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How to make a private OSM (Save personal information to) a map using OpenLayer or Tilemill or mapbox

OSM (OpenStreetMap) is great for making a real time public map for general purposes but what if I want to add private info to a map such as the location and date of my first kiss or a note about every ...
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Can I download large areas of OSM data with QGIS OSM plugin?

I have OpenStreetMap data loading failure problem. I want to use the Download OpenStreetMap data tool in QGIS. I want to select the extent from map canvas like shown below: . For me, the osm-data ...
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(Pgrouting) Finding the best path within some maximal length

Is it possible to find the best path (where cost is not length) with the length limit? For example, find the best path that is shorter than 10km? I currently use pgr_astar from Pgrouting to find the ...
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Get tag/feature/landuse meta information for latitude longitude in openstreetmap

I need the possibility to find the underlying ground information of a given location (set by latLng) - not an area! I already tried the nominatim reverse search, but it lacks the landuse information. ...
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Tools to calculate routing distance

I'm working to a web application, and I need to calculate the routing distance (not the distance "as the crow flies") between a starting address and several final addresses. I don't need to render the ...
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Osmconvert command-line window closes when I press Return

I am dealing with Open street map Data. I want to convert some of these .o5m files to .osm format so that I can process them in QGIS. So, I have downloaded Osmconvert to run on my Windows XP ...
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Renderd outputs “failed to initialize projection 4326”

I'm setting up a tile server using the guide provided here. I have everything set up. proj4 is installed in version 4.8.0. The espg file is existant, I ran an xmllint over my xml style file without ...
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Download only country and city data from OSM

I want to download a list of all countries on this planet from OSM. Also, for selected countries, I would like to have states and cities. How can this easily be achieved? There must be an easier way ...
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Osm2pgsql crashed on import. Can I continue with what has been imported so far?

I recently imported the osm planet file using osm2pgsql. The process crashed (hung my whole box) when creating the geometry indices and other indices on the tables. Scouring through the source code, ...
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Convert OSM File to get addresses using Osm2pgsql

I am working to covert OSM File to get all building's informations in the city. I am using osm2pgsql package to transform the data. Now I am confused as I have 5 tables : - planet_osm_point ...
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how to easily serve vector layer with extra attributes for openlayers

On a website I'd like to show an openstreetmap with buildings colored by a certain feature (tag). So far I was able to extract the buildings for a bounding box, save them as an osm file and load it ...
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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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why my tile rendered and Httpd(mod_tile) server not communicating?

it's been weeks since i have been trying to build my own openstreet maps tile server after following dozens tutorials i have been able to install renderd and mod_tile and i have successfully uploaded ...
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Download Airports from OSM

Is there any way to download all airports in Europe from OSM? What I'm looking for is the Airport perimeter, (lines or polygons, dosn't matter) I know that I could download all Europe, and then ...
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How to select features in OpenStreetMap

I'm using OSM (online) with OpenLayers to show my map (I don't have a mapserver) but when I do this: map = new OpenLayers.Map( 'map', {numZoomLevels: 7, units:"km", minZoomLevel: "10" } ); ...
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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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What format comes out when you export from OSM

I am trying to export this osm output (and then convert it into geojson). I click export and get a file called "map." What format is this file in?
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Collaborative map editing using local openstreetmap server

I tried to make a collaborative web-map solution. that is allowing multiple users to edit map features and enter data collaboratively. I read that OpenStreetMap give this solution. I've installed a ...
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How can I see the layers in an .OSM file?

I have an osm file. I am trying to convert it to geojson with ogr2ogr. I get an error that ogr2ogr can't handle multiple layers. How can I tell what layers are in the file and remove them? I see from ...
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How do I convert open street map export to geojson?

I am trying to render this output from open street map into geojson to add into a map. I only need to export the data one time. How do I do that? OSM lists it as a use case. I see a js library to do ...