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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Create a path following a road, interpolating from a set of points

I have several hundred vehicular routes within a city from which I wish to create shapefiles. These take the form of directions such as "From Green Street, turn left into Brown Street, Right into ...
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Openstreetmaps API

I want to get few results from Openstreetmaps data. Such as I will submit a city/postal code and in return I want to get all street name within the city/postal code. This can easily done by full OSM ...
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Load geographical data administrative boundaries for Europe by levels

How can I load all administrative boundaries by levels for Europe in coordinates? I need .osm dates,but not all data inside Europe,just administrative boundaries. I import .osm for Europe in postgis ...
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Formatting OSM Data For Use in ESRI Address Locator

I've been given the task of researching the possibility of setting up an ArcGIS Geocoding Service that can work with OSM data. I am aware of Nominatim, but since these service(s) will be running on ...
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How to use OpenLayers OSM-Layer with degrees instead of meters?

I have an OSM-Layer as a base layer. When I create a vector I have to define the coordinates in meter. Is there a way to use degrees right a way without reprojecting them beforehand to meters? var p0 ...
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View Waypoints in OSM

I have a GPX file with my waypoints. <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <gpx version="1.0"> <name>My Favorites</name> <wpt lat="-26.7183013" ...
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OSM personal points of interest

I use OpenStreetMap along with OSMand on my mobile device. I have personal points of interest on my map that I do not want to upload to the community. Currently I use Favorites in OSMand to save ...
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Extracting data with osmosis

I downloaded planet-latest.osm.bz2 file. Then tried to extract data using the following command. osmosis --read-xml enableDateParsing=no file=J:\planet-latest.osm\planet-latest.osm.bz2 ...
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Maritime route prediction avoiding land masses

I am working on a project where the following functions have to be implemented: Predicting the locations of the ships (in maritime environment) at a future time. (Can be done with Kalman filter, IMM ...
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Is there an OpenLayers event when reaching bounds?

I have an app using OpenLayers and OpenStreetMap tiles. There are more zoom levels for the capital and less zoom levels for the entire country. Let's say the user is in the capital, in his car, in ...
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Is it possible to redesign OpenStreetMaps tiles?

We have an application working with open layers and are using open street maps for the map tiles However they don't look great Is there anyway to style these maps? I read something about Mapbox but ...
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Mapquest in Qgis, why the blur?

I'm trying to do a simple map in Qgis using mapquest has background. I have read that and followed the scale values but even while using those, I get some bad blur on my map. I can't figure out to do ...
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What is gid in OpenStreetMap data model?

I'm using an old code written by an ex-fellow and I wonder what is GID in OSM? The gid is basically used everywhere. The project uses PostGIS and PgRouting. Any pointers to that? I know this is a ...
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PGROuting 2 : Getting nearest node to a given point (with lat - long given)

I have a point whose latitude and longitude (only) are known, and a table of nodes with their geom. I want to find the closest node in the table to the given point. I think I can achieve this with ...
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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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Simulating Random Agent Movements along Roads on Map

I need to simulate agent movements on map as follows: Agent starts a known location and moves along a road. At each road intersection, the agent uniformly chooses one possible road and moves along ...
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OpenLayers - changing layer type (wms to OSM) and WKT transformation problems

I've created the very simple tool which utilizes OpenLayers.Format.WKT with DrawFeature - polygon and ModifyFeature together, so I can create and modify, load and save polygons in/from WKT format. ...
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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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GPS tracking and Web mapping?

We are developing a tracking software and we are the stage where we test the reliability of our location stigma on the following web-maps Google Map Nokia HERE Open Street Map (OSM) We observe ...
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Why do I suddenly get 'ERROR' as elements in my attribute table after doing a query in QGIS?

I was looking at an .osm file in QGIS using the OSM plugin; I was specifically looking at a country's lines layer. When I checked the attribute table just after opening the .osm, everything looked ...
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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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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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Can OpenStreetMap display train stations?

I don't have a car and move around on a bicycle. I thus often need to know what the closest train station is to a location I need to go to. I notice OSM displays airports in an obvious way, such as ...
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OpenStreetMap display as simple as Google Maps?

I'm glad OpenStreetMap exists at all, but I find their display has way too much details. Here's an exemple of the same location: Is there a way to view OSM contents with the same level of details ...
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What are the pros and cons of each mashup baselayer? [closed]

I've been making some mashups recently in OpenLayers and find myself naturally favouring OpenStreetMap as a baselayer, I think this is mostly because I like the concept. I realised the other day that ...
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How to manage the osmosis filters?

I am a complete beginner in OSM and osmosis, and I am trying to build a stripped down version of a local map, in order to add nodes of public lights that would be used for maintenance. I have used the ...
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How to get street names from OpenStreetMap?

I have some SHP layers that contain some streets and buildings data, and i'm showing it with openLayers (by GeoServer). they are not contain the names of the streets or the numbers of the buildings. ...
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Why does Driving distance of pgRouting return disconnected results?

I am trying the driving distance function of pgRouting 2.0 beta, with an extract of OSM data. The problem i have is illustrated on the following image : On this picture i try to get all the ways ...
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Alrign Track from GPX file with roads [duplicate]

I'm looking into possibilities to align track data from a GPX file with known roads, perhaps coming from OSM. So far I'm able to show the tack as such on a map powered by leaflet. Since the app ...
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Removing Places from OSM

Doe is exists a way to remove all the places from the OSM map? Also like shops, bars, restorations, hotels etc. I wish to use a maps with a less info. Is it possible to do this from the original OSM ...
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Cutting OSM roads in sections using PostGis

I'm a newby in postgis. I define a section by a part of a road that has no intersection. See image bellow: I'd like to extract all sections from all the roads of my postgis database. This gis ...
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How to get vector data from OSM to use in QGIS?

How do I get data from OpenStreetMap which I can then edit in QGIS layer by layer? What is the best OSM output and what / how do I get to a suitable input for QGIS? OR...is there another appraach to ...
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How to embed a coordinate pair within URL to search OpenStreetMap, Google, Yahoo or Bing Maps

Is there a way to embed a latitude longitude coordinate pair within a url link to search for a location on either OpenStreetMap, Google and/or Bing Maps? I'd like to use the url link within Excel, ...
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Extract BoundingBox of Cities

For simple geocoding purposes I want to extract all cities from a single country of openstreetmap. They only queries I want to do are: ZipCode -> (List of) BoundingBox of City/Village ...
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Adding osm data to Postgres via Osm2pgsql : duplicate key value violates unique constraint

I'm trying to import osm global world data into a database created in postgreSQL but after a while of processing, I've got this error : Reading in file: E:\planet-latest.osm\planet-latest.osm ...
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More zoom in base layer in openlayer.

I have some GIS project to do, in this project I need to place something like 20,000 trees on a map. So I did a web app with .net that includes map that based on OpenLayers with bing base map. My ...
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Split all OSM roads within boundingbox in 20m segments and save to new table

I have a PostGIS Database with all streets from osm within a given boundingbox. Now I want to split all roads from my table planet_osm_roads into segments of max 20 meters length and save those ...
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Automatic four-colour (political boundary) rendering with PostGIS

This is probably a long shot, but is there a way to automatically select colours for neighbouring regions using the four colour theorem, in PostGIS? The data I'm using is suburb boundaries in ...
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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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Tool/Algorithm for generalizing OSM-Files for printing maps

Is there a tool or algorithm to (topological) generalizes OSM-shapes? I would like to build a printable map in different scales. In the image below you can see the same divided road (yellow) at ...
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Create tiles given images and locations; convert markers to tiles

What I need I need to convert a list of markers to a tile layer I've been googleing without success how to do this. Anyone has faced this problem and has a nice easy solution? Why I need it I've ...
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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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Vector Mapping for iOS?

Are there any vector map data providers with API's, that i can use to build my app on iOS natively (not on a webview). Specifically im looking for: For a library/framework that uses existing map ...
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Main OpenStreetMap-based sites?

I don't like the way the standard OSM maps look (too much details), and would like to check if some OSM-based services are better than Google Maps. "List of OSM based Services" doesn't list them by ...
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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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Find nearest neighbours faster in PostGIS

I currently have a query that calculates the number of useful amenities within a certain radius of each town, using OSM data: create table places as select town.name, place, town.way, ( select ...
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Query OSM ids by name in PostGIS

I installed PostGIS on a server and now I want to query the OSM ids referring to a name, in order to get a list of all geometries according to this name. Is there an efficient way to query this ids ...
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Is there a way to keep toll_booth nodes in osm2po's output?

I am writing a code that performs a custom routing on the sql relation generated by osm2po. Amongst several other things, I need to detect if the selected route (list of ids) passes through one or ...
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OpenLayers: Problems adding WMS layer to OSM

I need to create a map with 2 layers. The first layer (basemap) is the OSM layer, and the second layer is my custom geoserver WMS layer. This layer is in EPSG:4326 projection. Is this possible? I have ...
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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 ...