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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Problem with loading OSM planet into PostgreSQL

I try download OSM planet into PostgreSQL database. I do all steps from instruction http://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/manually-building-a-tile-server-12-04/ I also modify string "kernel.shmmax" ...
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GDAL 1.10 ogr2ogr OSM “Unable to open datasource”

I have a problem with ogr2ogr and osm file. I install from source (on Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS) newest GDAL libary and OGR still can't read osm files. gdal-config --version 1.10.0 ogr2ogr --version GDAL ...
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Help building SQL query to get a list of streets of a city

From two layers in PostGIS (osm_places and osm_roads), I would need to have the roads belonging to a certain city. It would be fair enough to get the street names of all streets in a radius of X ...
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Why is osm road data showing up with lines radiating from a point?

My openstreetmap data has artifacts that I can't seem to get rid of. It is showing the roads underneath the artifacts so I know that the query is working at least partially. The data is from ...
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How to Determine to world map size in pixel given this data?

How to Determine the world map size in pixels given this data? Map size of a particular area say, for example: Makati city, Philippines with bounds: Top-Right: 121.0281, 14.56497 Bottom-Left: ...
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How to obtain road classification type at a point via nominatim?

This is my first time posting here so please forgive me if i ask a trivial question. Is there a way of obtaining the type of road an object is settled in from a request via nominatim? (i have the ...
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OSM license requirements

We are planning to jump in OSM sea and want to mix some of OSM layers with some of our layers afterword want to build an application which will perform common GIS tasks. Now here are my questions. ...
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How to add more than one xml file per layer

I'm using this code to add xml (osm relations) files to my map. osm_layer = new OpenLayers.Layer.GML("Polygon", relation.xml, { format: OpenLayers.Format.OSM, style: {strokeColor: "blue"}, ...
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How to tag schools in OpenStreetMap?

Hello and good evening dear GEO-friends, How can we tag schools? One problem is that they are based on large areas, and there are entrances and barriers. How can we handle footways or all the parts ...
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How to reverse geocode without Google?

I have a basic tracking system i've written with OpenLayers using google and openstreetmap and I want to use geocoding to get street names etc However, I'm a bit confused. I was hoping there was a ...
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Starting a GIS project in java with OSM data

I am starting a new GIS project in Java. Till now, I used JTS and geotools to load shape files - these data were then displayed on a swing interface. For this new project, I would like to use OSM ...
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OSM import: some features are missing

After importing OSM-Data to my qgis-project (as SpatiaLite database and/or shapefile-extract from planet.osm), some features are missing or have no attribute values. For example that lake: ...
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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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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. ...
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Qgis OSM and layer projection problem

I am using QGIS 2.1.0, and trying to import my vector layer(parcels) with OpenStreetMap layer. My vector layer (parcels) use EPSG 31277 coordinate system. This is the definition for EPSG 31277: ...
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GeoWebCache: Is there a way to see cache size per zoom level?

I seeded a layer group (of data imported from OpenStreetMaps via osm2pgsql) from levels 0 to 15 (PNG; EPSG:900913), it completed successfully, and now I am seeding again only for levels 16 and 17. I ...
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Routing with osm2po - starting from middle of the street

I'm currently looking at using osm2po's java library to build a simple application that builds a shortest path between my favorite bars :) However, I'd like to start at any location, not at an ...
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Get coordinates of a building with geocoding

I want to get the coordinates of a building with geocoding. At the moment I use the GeoCoder class for android to get from the selected address the coordinates, but these are not corresponding to the ...
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Generating MapQuest Style tiles for offline use

I need to create about a 9-level deep SLIPPY map of the world from OSM data (for offline use). So I cannot use the MapQuest, CloudMade, etc. servers). The projection must be EPSG4326 (LL84) which is ...
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Manually building a tile server

I use this instruction http://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/manually-building-a-tile-server-12-04/ I have the problem on the step "Starting your tileserver" sudo mkdir /var/run/renderd sudo chown ...
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Programmatically manipulate GPX data

I need to do the following in Python open OSM & GPX files (I have packages for this) transform points from GPX (like stick a track to roads) calculate the results (distances, cumulative ...
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Converting OSM_ID to coordinates

I have downloaded some open street map data from Webgeo, but instead of coordinates it came with an "OSM_ID". I cannot seem to find any data dictionary or information about this variable on the web. ...
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How can I export or query all hospitals from Open Street Map?

I'd like to extract all the hospital locations in the US from Open Street Map as a reference for my geocoding project. I know how to get all the OSM data for a small area with the QGIS plugin but not ...
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Why does OpenLayers load OSM-like tiles, but does not show them?

I created a tile server with OSM-data in the German style. The data is quite similar to the official tile server for openstreetmap.de, provided by Fraunhofer IOSB. ...
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How to render iD editor-style streetmaps?

Is there a simple way to render OSM data (let's start with just streets and names for a single metro area) client side as nodes and edges like the new iD editor? I'm comfortable with d3 but am ...
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Batch convert OSM/PBF data

I need to import some OSM data about a region of Italy into a SHP file or Postgres DB, possibly with batch process. I already use OGR2OGR to batch import data from SHP to Oracle and Postgres and I ...
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Is there a best practices guide for adding bike infrastructure data to OSM?

Is there a best practices guide for adding bike infrastructure data to OSM? Not simply how to add a bike path, but a list of best practices for actually fleshing out sometimes disjointed bike ...
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How to create a printable map of labelled markers with OSM background?

I want to create an image of an OpenStreetMap map suitable for printing on A4 at 300dpi. The map needs to have half a dozen markers/points, and each should be labeled with the name of the point. I ...
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purpose of maxExtent?

I am starting with maps but im a beginner. The answer is probably easy, but i could not find it anywhere. I cannot figure out why to use maxExtent. If I delete it from my application, its behavior ...
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Unreachable vertex

I'm developing an application for academic purposes that mainly gives to the user a recommended itinerary for a previously introduced preferences (Gastronomy, Leisure,etc.). For this purpose, I use ...
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How to make corners of openlayers with OSM map rounded?

I'm trying to apply style with border-radius:XXpx to my openlayers map: map = new OpenLayers.Map(name) map.addLayer(new OpenLayers.Layer.OSM()) But rounded corners are hidden by tiles of the map: ...
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How to label a selection of an OSM layer depending on certain tags?

I just imported original OSM data to export a pdf-map by assigning graphic attributes to the features I need. The label tool in QGIS 1.8 allows to select certain features, like I can do with the ...
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How to control what kind of tags / flags are imported with osm2po?

With the help of osm2po, I have successfully inserted the contents of the italian files (italy.osm.pbf) in a pgrouting-enabled database (postgresql 8.4) It displays fine in Qgis, using rule based ...
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Filter by specific amenity in OSM

I'm new to maps, and have been searching for the past couple of hours how to get started with OpenStreetMaps without much success. What I would like is a spreadsheet with the coordinates, names and ...
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How to make zooming for OpenStreetMap in OpenLayers more sensitive to mouse wheel scrolling?

I have been testing OpenLayers for a while and I notice that the scrolling on OpenStreetMap layer does not make the map zoom in or out as much as I would like it to be. On most occasions, I am only ...
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Maperitive: how to add a new rule-set

Maperitive, a desktop OSM renderer, stores its rulesets for rendering in a subfolder called "Rules" - at least when running under Windows. I tried to generate my own rules (or to be more honest I ...
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Relevant data for cost attribute to calculate route time

I have imported OSM data into PgRouting database. I would like to use driving_distance() function to calculate route time. How to add relevant time cost into database ? Thanks
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How to route on OSM without using any already released routing engine?

i'm a computer science student and a complete beginner in GIS and stuff. i'm trying create my own web-based multi-modal journey planner as my thesis. And as it is a thesis i cant use any ready-made ...
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What is geom_way column in osm2po generated data?

Could anybody tell me the meaning of geom_way column generated by osm2po?
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How to skip drag event to stop a feature being dragged

I am new to OpenLayers and I'm trying to drag markers and skip some markers from being dragged, I've tried dragFeature.deactivate(); it will deactivate entire features please help me. Please check ...
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How much time is required to get my osm data updated

I updated some roads in osm map. I updated using JOSM. But the updates are not visible in the map after 2 days. I am new to osm maps. Can anyone please tell me the possible reasons.
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OSM data, line and polygon confusion

Taking some OSM (*.osm) data downloaded from Geofabrik I have created a Spatialite database using spatialite_osm_map. Now I have problems, because some of the data that is supposed to be in the form ...
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how to avoid the bbox limitations on a Mapquest XAPI request

I am doing the following: I send a request to the API-Server - over http as a response I get the following result - in XML example: the following link gives back all the Nodes of the Type ...
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Openlayers Polygon not visible

I have just recently started playing with mapping but have had limited success. I have been able to create/display markers, but in my current project I am trying to display zipcode areas by creating ...
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Sensor Observation Service Filter Request

I am a student and currently developing a web application using Sensor Observation Service. In my Web-Client, I am sending request to SOS Server per sensor and getting back the observations. The main ...
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How to get spatialite_osm_net from spatialite

I am using windows 7. I downloaded spatialite-tools (precompiled) from the following site. But there is no "spatialite_osm_net" tool available. For one of my project I was trying to convert the OSM ...
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JOSM vs QGIS/uDIG for road network editing and storage

My application needs to store a road network and provide editing functionality for that network (editing/updating/removing lanes, signs, traffic lights, speed limits info, etc.). I find JOSM tool to ...
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Convert CSV files into OSM with FME

I have a database which i've exported as individual csv files for each table. Below are some of the attributes which exist from two of the csv files: wayPointID linkID order x y z length ...
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Temporary additions to OSM data

I'm planning on building a transportation related GIS App. In the app, users will be allowed to add their own links to the network. For example, let's say a user wants to add a "driveway" in front of ...
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troubles with osm2pgrouting

I'm trying desperately to write my first query in pgRouting using maps in osm format (as shown in http://www.carsonfarmer.com/?p=799). Im using Ubuntu 10.10 with Postgresql 8.4 ang postgis 1.5. After ...