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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Different ways to publish media-enhanced route/trail information to mobile users

I'm looking for some different approaches that a non-profit I'm helping could use to publish information about some tourism routes. Each route is 1-2 tracks, with some historical background ...
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How can I extract data from OSM which includes the street names?

I am exporting OSM data (in .osm) files to use in qGIS. I am interested in having the street names displayed. I know they are in the OSM data set because they are displayed when I browse the data ...
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Help importing osm data into spatialite

I am trying to import OSM data into Spatialite. The data is a query from overpass called features.osm I'm using spatialite 3.0, and following examples, I have created a new database with: $ ...
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How to display OSM relations in Openlayers with tags as legend?

I would like to show this type of relations in a simple map with Openlayers. http://www.openstreetmap.org/api/0.6/relation/1637735/full I'm specially interested in being able to show tags as legend. ...
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generate 1-18 simple worldmap with mapnik

I have postgresql with postgis and mapnik, I need to generate a tiled world map with only country contours and country name that are displayed at all zoom levels, no extra info. How can I do it ...
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Finding all segments that makeup a road in OSM

I've spent 2 days trying to figure this out and I'm afraid that it's something that's not possible. If that's the case then I'm thinking the wrong with with respect to OSM data. Let's say I have a ...
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Find and destroy duplicate OSM multipolygon/polygons in TileMill/PostGIS

In OpenStreetMap there are sometimes multipolygons where attributes are present on both the polygon and the multipolygon relation, such as the Grampians National Park: ...
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How to convert OSM relation xml data to shape file [closed]

I would like to transform the xml data here : http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Berlin/Transportation into shape files or load into postGIS. I think the thing I am missing is how these xmls files, ...
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How to use OSM xml extracts? Can I make an offline app in Android using OSM?

I'm new to OpenStreetMaps. I have followed their wiki/main page and tried to understand it. Can anyone briefly explain how exactly OSM xml data works and how it is rendered? ...Any links /pointers ...
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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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Why is sum of st_length() of segments 20% too big?

I'm running a query to return the total length of some bike paths, from OpenStreetMap. Compared to the known actual length of these paths, they're all a bit too big - something like 10-30%. I know it ...
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How do I apply Dijkstra's algorithm in Python with PostGIS data?

I have currently parsed OSM data, from a PBF file, into a pgRouting database with the use of osm2po, an excellent parsing tool. I don't however want to use the algorithms provided by pgRouting and ...
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What is the highest possible value of OSM_ID?

What is currently the highest value of OSM_ID in openstreetmapping? What is the highest possible value of OSM_ID? 2^31 (2.147.483.648)? And here I add some more text or my question is rejected ...
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Most reliable way to import large dataset with osm2psql

I know my question is similar to slow import via osm2pgsql to postgresql database and Optimizing osm2pgsql imports for OSM data but as we currently have quite some problems importing a large set of ...
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Error while using osmosis

I was trying to filter openstreet map data using osmosis. I used the following osmosis --read-xml city.osm --tf accept-ways highway=* --used-node --write-xml highways.osm But while i run this ...
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OSM - Extract Streets from OSM Data (With/Without Python)

I'm currently in the works of creating a pythonic way of extracting street names from an OSM dump for the Province of Quebec. Originally, I wanted to do this in Python to make it easier to integrate ...
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Generating very simple slippy map tiles

I have an app that uses slippy maps. The tiles I'm currently using contain a lot of information that is superfluous to my users. I've been investigating generating replacement map tiles that contain ...
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Offline Map Service with Mapnik and Leaflet

I'm relatively new to GIS, so I hope my asking doesn't appear to be ignorant in any way. I currently work on an offline map service solution for usage in areas without internet connection. For that ...
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Alternatives to Google Maps on Android Phone

Android phone has Google maps as its stock/default Maps, POI and Navigation app. What are other options that i have which can be used instead of Google Maps? One Obvious answer is OSMAnd. OSMAnd has ...
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Where can I get public transportation route information for USA?

I'm trying to find a list of public transit route information, mainly location of bus and train stops for the US. I've looked around at some of the Google products and openstreetmap but can't find ...
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Creating osm2pgsql tables in PostGIS database

I managed to partially setup osm2psql to work with my PostGIS DB. My DB contains now the following tables: Schema | Name | Type | Owner --------+-------------------+-------+------- ...
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How to draw line by scratching on map using OpenLayers?

Is it possible to draw line by scratching on the map using OpenLayers? I tried some examples, all the examples are drawing by clicking. I want to draw by scratching, just like drawing in normal life ...
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Use QGIS to visualize OpenStreetMap data

I have a osm map for a certain region. Also using osm2po I extracted the graph which includes edges and nodes into the database. Now I want to visualize the map and then visualize the shortest path. ...
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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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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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Displaying OSM file with markers

I'm trying to show OSM file which I exported from openstreetmap api. However, layer I add with OSM file is displaying like just polygons, I cannot show markers (street names, names of buildings etc.) ...
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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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Slippy map format

When do you decide which to use? I've started using Geoserver and it seems like map files are downloaded to the browser (using Leaflet) in the WFS format. When I look at OSM, Mapbox etc, they use ...
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Multiple queries in a row

I have osm data imported into PostgreSQL with osm2po tool (wich makes the data routable). Also I have imported data relationed with nodes and node_tags with osmosis tool. I need to obtain a set of ...
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How do you create Revision Table in Arcmap for OSM contribution?

I have created the following detailed file for upload to OSM in ArcMap but don't know about creating a OSM Revision Table to be able to put the data into OSM. At 1:10,000 At 1:1000 The tool ...
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How to get started with pgRouting and OSM?

I have followed these instructions to install postgresql and pgrouting on our ubuntu server: ...
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How to visualize the vertices of a graph in QGIS?

I tried to visualize the graph generated by osm2po and rendered that graph in qgis. Now what I am trying to do is plot the vertices in the graph. So that I can visually see where the nodes/vertices ...
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Markers on openlayers openstreetmap

I am trying to show some markers from a database in openlayers. I tried it in google maps in past using GDownloadURL fuction to read a json php generated file from my database. Now I tried the same ...
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How much information does QGIS's OpenStreetmap Plugin download?

I am using the OpenStreetmap Plugin for QGIS to download the information for my university extent. The information as I see is downloaded in vector format divided into Points, polygons and lines... ...
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Can you use OpenStreetMap tiles in ArcGIS 9.3.1?

I was hoping to use ESRI's ArcGIS Editor for OpenStreetMap to view OpenStreetMap data in ArcMap, but my organization hasn't upgraded to version 10 yet. I also know about ArcBruTile, but I prefer not ...
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Trying to get major roads using Name of the road

I am trying to use OverPassApi to get a road Geopoints of Major/Minor roads in USA. Here is the query <osm-script output="json"> <id-query {{nominatimArea:USA}} into="area"/> ...
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Incorrect display of national characters from Spatialite in QGIS, Windows

I used this tutorial by underdark (thanks much :-) ) to convert my area of interest from OSM file (whole Czech Republic downloaded from Geofabrik.de server). Used OSGEO4W shell (saying "GDAL 1.11.0, ...
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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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osm2pgsql: Import data in custom projection

I have osm-file and I want to import it to the postgresql via osm2pgsql with custom projection EPSG:20022. I look to the help and found out any keys like -E EPSG: but when I try to do with it I get ...
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OpenLayers vs Leaflet for specific app

Could anybody give me some advice on which one should I use? OpenLayers or Leaflet I will implement OSM on a web-app for taxi management. The requirements for the map part are: Tracking of the ...
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Display two layers with OpenLayers at once

How can i display two layers with diferent projections at once? For example i have layer with EPSG:70076 and OSM layer.
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QGIS 2.0.1 finding roads in one particular province

I have two shapefiles that I want to use to see all the roads in one particular province of The Netherlands. So I have one layer with all the roads in The Netherlands and one layer with the ...
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Create smaller OSM with only basic zoom levels data from larger OSM file

From a large .osm/.o5m file (for India), I only want to extract the data that would actually show up when one is looking from zoom levels 1/0 through 8 (which is quite zoomed out.. only major cities, ...
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Querying PostGIS and OSM to get only major stations and subway of UK?

I am working with Great Britain OSM data. I have read the classification of UK railway stations. There are a lot of classes in there such as subway entrance, halt, station and many others. I want to ...
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Missing roads from highway tag OSM

Hi I am new to using QGIS and I am currently trying to put roads onto my canvas. I have tried adding only 'highway' and 'oneway' polyline tags from the OSM database, but there is still a few roads ...
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What are the types of bus routes data, which are made available from Open Street Map (OSM)?

With regards to bus routes, what are the types of data which are made available for download. Is it possible to export a region's bus routes in open street map (OSM) or GIS data format?
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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 to import OSM Data into mongoDB in easy way

Can any one tell me how to import OSM data in mongoDB step by step ? This is the link of data http://download.geofabrik.de/europe/germany/baden-wuerttemberg/karlsruhe-regbez.html ...
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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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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: ...