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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Invert area on OpenStreetMap

One of my biggest frustrations with OSM is adding non-forest/wood areas to an otherwise completely tree-covered area of land. I'd like to know if there's any way to invert the selection of say, ...
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Importing OpenStreetMap (OSM) to ArcMap?

I am having some problems with the import of a locally saved osm file into arcmap 10.1. I have installed the Arcgis Editor for osm from here: ...
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OSM Place Search in QGIS not working anymore?

We've used OSM Place Search plugin daily with QGIS 2.2, 2.6 and 2.8 and it's been great. However, it stopped working last week for myself and several other inter-office users. We enter search text, ...
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Correct order of nodes in Overpass query

I am struggling to get the correct order of nodes out of an Overpass query. I am aware of this similar question How do you get the nodes of an area in Overpass API in the "right" order? but ...
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Finding roads in one particular province of The Netherlands using QGIS?

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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How to display OSM relations (in QGIS) from osm2pgsql populated PostGIS DB

I have a PostGIS DB populated with OSM data (osm2pgsql, standart.style). Now I would like to display a hiking trail (http://www.openstreetmap.org/relation/51855). It would also be fine, if I just ...
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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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Drawing isochrones on map?

I am a fourth year graduation student of the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences. I am currently working on my final thesis for which I am doing research on the Amsterdam Airport catchment area. ...
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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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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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Read and Export OSM Road Data as a Network of Road Segments [Adjacency Matrices]

I wish to extract from an OSM file a road network, and export it as an array (adjacency matrix) where the nodes are the road intersections and the edges represent the road segments. I don't want to ...
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Best way to assign points to nearest roads in postgis?

I'm trying to implement a simplified type of dasymetric mapping for census data. I've downloaded the Census's American Community Survey individual-level data and randomly assigned every household to a ...
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Use of OpenStreetMap France in another country

I've just stumbled across OpenStreetMap France and was amazed to find that it has 2 extra zoom levels, 19 and 20, whereas OpenStreetMap only goes up to 18. In our application we display potentially ...
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Tilemill reversing land and water at high zoom levels

I tried asking this over at MapBox's support forum and got no help. I am trying to generate a map of Northern france using Tilemill and this set of land polygon data from openstreetmapdata.com (the ...
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How often are MapQuest tiles updated with new OSM data?

When users make edits to OpenStreetMap, how long does it generally take for those edits to show up in the MapQuest tiles? Is this on the order of hours, days, or months?
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Use OpenStreetMap in Basemapgallery - Manually

I dont know how to add the OpenStreetMap to the basemapgallery. I want to do this manually because when i use ShowARCGIS basemaps:true i get too many basemaps i dont use. Here's my code: ...
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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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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 are OpenStreetMap license requirements?

We are planning to mix OpenStreetMap (OSM) layers with our own layers and afterwards to build an application which will perform common GIS tasks. Assuming we are allowed to mix our layer and OSM ...
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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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GPS device taking pictures and saving heading + HDOP?

I'm looking for a device that can do all of the following: Take picture Save lat-long GPS position + heading (angle to North) of picture [so need tilt-compensated 3D compass], in exif or other ...
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How do I fire a function after all features have been selected by a box in OpenLayers?

I have a map rendering with Polygons on a Vector layer set up as features. I set up the features so they fire off a function when the feature is selected and this works fine. The issue I'm having is ...
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How can I create an adapter between the ArcGIS REST interface and WMS or TMS?

I'm trying to use imagery available via the ArcGIS REST tile cache interface, however the tool I'm using, JOSM, only supports WMS or TMS. In addition the data from the ArcGIS server is in a "special" ...
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OpenStreetMap and Country Borders in QGIS?

I am new to QGIS and I am using OpenStreetMap and OSM place search to create a map for latin america. However the peruvian terrritory includes the maritime area. How can I avoid/modify this. All other ...
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Importing OpenStreetMap (OSM) data into *.gdb using ArcGIS for Desktop?

Does anyone know what the fastest way to import OpenStreetMap data into an ArcGIS File Geodatabase (*.gdb) is? I'm using ArcGis 10.2.x and I see two options: OpenStreetMap Loader, which handles a ...
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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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Why is the OSM map itself is not visible in my qgis window?

I'm new in working with QGIS. I have tried to download an OSM map of Rome and its surroundings into my QGIS. As far as I am concerned, I have followed each step which I could find on various ...
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Where i can find Mapbox tiles gallery

I have discovered that cloudmade tiles service has been discontinued, so to switch to mapbox tiles, i imagine that i can find a gallery (like in cloudmade ) where i can choose the tiles style ...
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OSM line labels in Tilemill

I'm learning to use Tilemill to map Toronto OSM street data. I've added osm2psql data from http://metro.teczno.com/#toronto. When turning on road labels for the line file, I find that I'm getting ...
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Import of OSM data into PostgreSQL using osm2pgsql: which formats are supported?

I followed a tutorial to install a PostgreSQL server on my Mac OS X Mavericks, and to import some OSM data with the osm2pgsql converter ...
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How may I compare two indoor maps?

I have a few indoor map construction algorithms and the ground truth map. I am trying to compare their construction accuracies w.r.t. the ground truth map. Like any other scientific evaluations, mere ...
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osm2pgsql --hstore

I'm working with postgreSQL 8.$ and PostGIS and I need to import osm file to database. I tried it with utility osm2pgsql, but I have problem with hstore extension. Does anyone know how to solve this ...
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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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How to extract all Way elements tagged as highways from OSM data using QGIS?

I want to extract/filter in all Way elements within a specific region tagged as 'highway' from an OSM file. I am currently thinking of using a Python library called osmread (by A Dezhin) that I ...
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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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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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How to find the country in which a point is located?

I have a PostGis database created with osm2pgsql. I am looking for a way to add the country name in which a point is located to the point row. It must work also for countries with enclaves, such as ...
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How to filter layer of osm data?

I have a table osm_roads that has a column named geometry geometry geometry(LineString,900913). If I want to filter a city to draw districts, I cannot do it by geographic coordinates? What if in ...
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Creating a fully custom map using OSM infrastructure

I would like to make a fully custom map (fictional, have to start from scratch basically) and use the OSM tools to make following things possible: crowd editing - the source data which is used to ...
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What is the best API to use GeoTools or uDig (for the context of my application)?

I am trying to develop a java application that displays : Google maps, Openstreetmap and Bing Map Data. So which is the best SDK to use in this contet Geotools or uDig ?
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How to manipulate OpenStreetMap schema to be useful in ArcGIS applications?

I have a shapefile of OSM data. I plan to use the data for an ArcGIS Engine application, and I was wondering if there are any existing solutions to getting the data's schema into your typical GIS ...
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Do any maps exist that allow me to get lat/lng from a point with no derivative-licensing issues?

I need a map I can display that lets the user click on a point then returns the Lat and Lng. EDIT TO CLARIFY @Igor: Yes, the user is clicking a specific feature on the map so I guess it would ...
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OSM To Postgis & WGS84 Newbie confusion

Hi I wonder if someone can clarify as I'm confused. I need to load planet OSM data into Postgis so I downloaded a small data set of a UK County and followed the instructions here loading the Google ...
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How can ArcGIS Editor for OpenStreetMap preserve Unicode data?

Currently i am using ArcGIS Editor for open Street map for conversion of OSM file to file Geodatabase. But after conversion geometry is perfect but there is no Unicode data available in the attribute ...
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File IMG from OSM

Is it possible to convert or open an IMG file from OSM? I don't find a solution for the visualization and conversion. Thanks
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Is there a way to locally add links to an OSM data set

Here's what I'm trying to do: I'm modeling some transportation logistics data I want to test the effects of a "new highway" on existing travel demand The new road will be created from an arbitrary ...
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How can I increase limits of OSRM table function?

I want to generate a distance matrix for more than 50 points with my own OSRM server. Because I want to minimize the number of calls, I decided to increase the size of the query from 50 to 100 or even ...
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Using Waze map tiles with Leaflet

I came across this Map Comparisons where they have used Waze map tiles. I searched around and couldn't find any official documentation for using Waze tiles in leaflet. I couldn't even find their ...
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OpenLayers Plugin - Opencyclemap does not display correctly

It happened on version 2.6 and I was told it was my version that was the trouble, so I reverted to 2.2. The odd thing is, that it will usually work fine the first time I open the map, but it seems ...