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Ersthilfe

Posted by sloggi on 26 May 2015 in German (Deutsch)

hallo allerseits, ich habe gerade osm zum ersten mal aufgemacht und mich angemeldet. Wer oder wo kann ich mit einem "Grundkurs zur Nutzung" helfen. z.B. die Frage wie kann ich meinen Standort mobil eingeben um mich zu orientieren? Wie kann ich Teikarten ( z.B. Kreis DN oder eine Insel) runterladen?

Ihr seht:Anfänger aber interessiert!!!

mfg sloggi

Schnalles Hafen

Posted by rack the jipper on 25 May 2015 in German (Deutsch)

Schnalles hafen Bunker hinzugefügt

OSM IQ 1.5 with advanced DXF export capabilities

Posted by marco79 on 25 May 2015 in English (English)

Use favorites in OSM-IQ to mark tags you are interested in and export all your favorite tags to a different layer in a single DXF file.

personal links

Posted by Govanus on 25 May 2015 in English (English)

Using oocalc spreadsheet and marcors to speed up QA work

Posted by werner2101 on 25 May 2015 in English (English)

For quite a while I'm using oocalc to correct errors in osm.

With a few macros you can jump from a table cell to josm, osm webpage and other services.

Read more in the wiki: http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/LibreOffice_Calc

Humantarian Map - Correction Required

Posted by zmmalik on 25 May 2015 in English (English)

In humanitarian Map, Jammu and Kashmir you are making as part of INDIA. According to UNO, It is part of Pakistan. Such propaganda is against Pakistan.

Please correct the map according to UN.

Location: Doda, Jammu and Kashmir, India

Naumburg-Weißenfels-Leipzig

Posted by MKnight on 24 May 2015 in German (Deutsch)

Gut, kein direkter OSM-Bezug, aber thematisch nah dran;

Gegeben sei: man schaue bei einer Routenplanung in eine beliebige Karte ... bspw. auf OSM ... stelle fest, dass das recht easy ist, da man sich eigentlich fast ausschliesslich nur auf de B 87 Richtung Leipzig zu bewegen hat und fährt dann einfach los.

In Weißenfels (40km von LPZ (>500.000 Einwohner) entfernt) kuckt man dann recht blöde, da es in wirklich dem ganzen Ort weder Schilder zur B 87 gibt noch welche, wo Leipzig drauf steht.

Lösung des Rätsels: Man fährt am Arsch der Welt bisschen im Kreis und fragt dann an der Tanke wo die kompetente Verkäuferin erklärt, dass man 20 Meter weiter auf einen 2-spurigen Autobahnzubringer Richtung Halle muss (Ausgeschildert mit -> Halle, UND -> Autobahn sowieso).

Halle? Ich will nach Leipzig!

Ja, is recht so! ...

und bekommt dann tatsächlich nach etwa 1km den ersten Wegweiser "zurück" auf die b 87 nach LPZ.

Dafür simmer 89 auffe Strasse!

Mise à jour carte de Valence (rues, commerces, ...)

Posted by lucasbenard on 24 May 2015 in French (Français)

Je prépare pour cet été un tour complet de Valence en plusieurs fois afin de procéder à un relevé complet des rues de Valence, et ce afin de mettre à jour l'ensemble des données sur la ville: rues, numéros, infrastructures, bâtiments, commerces, institutions, etc.

Si il y a des gens intéressés pour m'aider, je suis preneur. Pour les courageux(euses), avoir un vélo, une gourde d'eau, un ou plusieurs portable avec GPS (et OsmAnd d'installé par exemple), un pc portable ... et de la patience et de la motivation !

Contactez-moi par message si vous êtes intéressés. Lucas

Location: Rue du Colombier, Valence, Drôme, Rhône-Alpes, France métropolitaine, 26000, France

Cleanup of incorrectly used noexit=* Tags on #OpenStreetMap with #Osmose

Posted by AndiG88 on 24 May 2015 in English (English)

After reading a diary entry about noexit=* Tags a few days ago I check out my area and...

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I started to clean up my area using Osmose (which recently became available in Germany and really is an awesome QA tool!) and it's slowly getting better - have to wait for Osmose to update what I already fixed.

Many people seem to put it on ways, which is bad for routing as I found out when fixing some stuff for leitstellenspiel.de. Many tags also just seem to be very old and somehow just ended up in the wrong places by splitting streets and others are there even thought there is a foot way at the end of the road.


Use the noexit=yes tag only on the very last node Node at the end of a highway=* or on the last way Way to indicate when doubtful that the impossibility to travel further by any transport mode is perfectly normal, due to otherwise existing road layout. * http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:noexit


Fix the issues in your areas with Osmose!

El "sobreruedas"

Posted by Angelica Mora on 24 May 2015 in Spanish (Español)

Aquí encontramos puestos ambulantes de todo tipo de mercancias, sobre todo mercancia usada. Yo voy al sobreruedas a comprar celulares para reparar y frutas (manzanas y naranjas). No trabajo así que siempre estoy buscando temas nuevos para aprender.

Location: El Bordo, Tijuana, Baja California, 22320, México

Отображение GPS трека на карте для себя и других.

Posted by Elkim on 24 May 2015 in Russian (Русский)

Отображение GPS трека на карте.

Все эти сервисы не требуют регистрации и отображают трек, доступный в интернете по прямой ссылке на файл, т.е. вы должны залить свой трек на сервис хранения, дающий прямую ссылку на файл, а затем использовать эту ссылку на приведённых выше сервисах отображения треков.

Более того эти сервисы позволяют вам поделиться ссылкой на отображаемую карту с друзьями, на форумах, в социальных сетях.

PS Одно не понятно, почему до сих пор нет подобного сервиса на http://openstreetmap.ru
Очень бы хотелось видеть трек поверх снимков Bing.

过高速小道

Posted by QZI9000 on 24 May 2015 in Chinese (China) (‪中文(中国大陆)‬)

过高速小道

Location: 京珠高速, 大集街, 蔡甸区, 武汉市, 湖北, 430100, 中华人民共和国

Пичаевский район

Posted by Nemo082 on 24 May 2015 in Russian (Русский)

Открыта работа по созданию карты. 1. Созданы улица 2. Созданы Муниципальные обьекты

Location: Ленинская улица, Пичаево, Пичаевский район, Тамбовская область, Центральный федеральный округ, 393970, Российская Федерация

LIST: Vienna Buslines, with p_t-scheme and overpass-api-Compatibility

Posted by emergency99 on 23 May 2015 in English (English)

Last Update: 26th May 13:00

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Location: Bruckhaufen, Donaufeld, Floridsdorf, Vienna, 1210, Austria

LISTE: Wiener Buslinien, mit p_t-Schema und overpass-api-Kompatibilität

Posted by emergency99 on 23 May 2015 in German (Deutsch)

Letztes Update: 26. Mai 13:00

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Location: Bruckhaufen, Donaufeld, Floridsdorf, Wien, 1210, Österreich

Update: JOSM helps

Posted by emergency99 on 23 May 2015 in English (English)

[EN]: I just discovered how to adjust the bus lines for Overpass with Josm! The relations (stations) must be in the correct order. Then everything works. With the knowledge I will (after I adjusted the individual stations of the lines to the new schema) customize all lines (1A-99B) for Overpass. If there is still time I will also adjust the lines 106, 124, 125. The line 50B I will draw about 2 weeks prior to 1.7 to the then valid, new route, and the line 150 will be renamed in 50A. The line 49E I will also put onto the map, and will delete it again at the end of the rail replacement bus service... Also the "Bäderbus" Gänsehäufel is now in the system ...

Location: Bruckhaufen, Donaufeld, Floridsdorf, Vienna, 1210, Austria

Update: JOSM hilft

Posted by emergency99 on 23 May 2015 in German (Deutsch)

[DE]: Ich habe gerade entdeckt, wie man mit Josm die Buslinien für Overpass anpassen kann! Die Relationen (Stationen) müssen in der Richtigen Reihenfolge sein. Dann klappt alles. Mit dem Wissen werde ich (nachdem ich die einzelnen Stationen der Linien an das neue Schema angepasst habe) alle Linien (1A-99B) für Overpass anpassen. Wenn dann noch zeit ist kommen 106, 124, 125 dran. Die Linie 50B werde ich etwa 2 Wochen vor dem 1.7 nach der, dann gültigen, neuen Streckenführung einzeichnen, und die Linie 150 in 50A umbenennen. Auch die Linie 49E werde ich eingeben, und am Ende des SEV wieder (zeitnah) löschen... Auch ist der Bäderbus Gänsehäufel jetzt im System...

LG Robin

Location: Bruckhaufen, Donaufeld, Floridsdorf, Wien, 1210, Österreich

Thoughts on the import of address nodes in JOSM using MassGIS L3 Parcel data to aid in adding addresses to buildings in MA

Posted by xunilOS on 23 May 2015 in English (English)

Background

One major downside to fully using Open Street Map as a complete alternative to other map services (at least in the US) is the lack of address data. I strongly believe this is tied to the slow tedious process of adding addresses. I myself have spent many hours adding addresses a variety of methods beginning with driving by with a dash camera in my car and reviewing video feeds later. I then discovered the massGIS L3 parcel data overlay in JOSM and began

  • Selecting all buildings in a town adding city, state, postcode to them
  • Selecting the houses on a street , adding the street
  • Going through the street to add the housenumbers
  • And repeat for other streets uploading changes at the end of the day
  • When I was done for each town, I would remove the city, state, and postcode from buildings that had no housenumber associated with them (I.E. garages or sheds on peoples properties that got captured in the first step).

While this last method was considerably faster, I still thought at a minimum there must be a way to add all these addresses to OSM as individual address nodes. After some research and a preliminary testing I was able to create a few scripts to convert the data into an osm file that could be opened with JOSM.

[UPDATE] As I was rightfully pointed to the import guidelines wiki, I am rewording this post as a proposed method and proof of concept to gather general thoughts before implementing.

High level overview

This section lists the high level overview of the process I would like to gather thoughts on. For more details see below

  • Download the scripts L3ToOSM scripts
  • Download MassGIS ESRI shapefile for the town
  • Export shapefile database to csv
  • Run script to convert to OSM importable file
  • Import into JOSM for editing and merge address data with buildings
  • Remove temprary address nodes
  • Uploading to OSM
  • Validation and error checking

Detailed Steps

Below are detailed steps describing the process for importing address nodes into JOSM that I would like to gather thoughts on.

Download the scripts L3ToOSM scripts

Head over to my github project to download the project and read the README for software dependencies. [UPDATE] Perhaps an OSM file containing the address data as nodes could be provided instead for aiding in address additions for local folks. This would allow for skipping down to the import into JOSM step.

Download MassGIS ESRI shapefile for the town

  • Download L3 parcel data from the MassGIS website - the zip file to download is under the ESRI Shapefiles column named something like L3_SHP_MXXX_.zip
  • Unzip the file to a temporary location on your computer.

Export shapefile database to csv

  • With Libre Office Calc (or Microsoft Excel - untested) open the unzipped directory and look for a file named MXXXAssess.dbf (Should be the largest filesize)
  • A popup will ask what character set to use - i selected the first one Western Europe (DOS/OS2-850/International) though you can select Unicode(UTF-8) as well.
  • Delete the columns so you are left with state_plane(LOC_ID),Housenumber(Addr_Num),street,city,zipcode
  • Click file -> save as
  • Choose a directory to save the csv file (it may be best to use the same directory the scripts are in)
  • Make sure to select the Text CSV (.csv) file format
  • Click save -> In Libre Office you may get a warning asking if you want to use ODF format, just click "Use text CSV Format"
  • IMPORTANT: In the "Export Text File" box, make sure to change the "Field delimiter" to a colon ":" and click ok to save it.

Run script to convert to OSM importable file

  • Open a terminal and cd into the directory where your script and csv file is saved.
  • run the script with the following arguments: l3ToOSM.sh "" Where STRING_TO_SEARCH is captured in quotes and is data that will be added to a note for each address to be used for deleting address nodes after they have been merged with buildings. This is to prevent duplication of data and it is better to have address data tagged with a building than floating around as a single node. Make sure this is unique (ex: xunilOSMassAddressUploadDeleteMe) NOTE: For now this script only works for Massachusetts L3 Parcel data and in the mainland, not the islands like Marthas Vineyard etc.. For more information read about the State Plane Coordinate System specifically the state plane zones.
  • The script is very fast and should complete within a second or less. Please note that the street data in the L3 database shortens the names. Ex Road would be RD and Street would be ST. I have added logic into the script to handle this, however it may be possible that I could have missed an abbreviation or two. See the below section on Validation and error checking on how to handle this.

Import into JOSM for editing

  • The script should have created a new file named MXXXAssess.csv.osm. This file will contain all the address nodes from the L3 parcel database file.
  • Download a section of the town from OSM
  • Open JOSM and click File -> Open
  • Select the file and click open
  • You should now see all the address nodes for the town in question.
  • Click on the address layer and make it the visible layer
  • Select the address nodes that correspond to the section of town you downloaded from OSM
  • Press CTRL+Shift+M to merge the selection to Layer1 or whatever layer contains the OSM downloaded data.
  • Add the L3 parcel data as a background as this makes it easier to tell what buildings to merge the address nodes with
  • Optional: Add a filter to hide any buldings that have addresses associated with them. I use "addr:housenumber"=* building=yes
  • Select an address node and press CTRL+C to copy the node
  • Select a building to merge the address data with and press CTRL+Shift+V to merge the two
  • Repeat the last two steps until done for the day and ready to upload
  • I occasionally check the address data to make sure it is in line with the L3 parcel background data and street names as good habbit.

Uploading to OSM

  • Prior to uploading to OSM it is very important to remove the address nodes to prevent them from being duplicated on the map
  • IMPORTANT: If you created a filter to hide building with addresses, temporarily deactivate it
  • Click edit -> search
  • In the search field look for type:node note="xunilOS ImportAddrPleaseDeleteMe" Where note="" is what you eneterd in the STRING_TO_SEARCH argument.
  • Verify only the address nodes are selected and press delete.
  • Click edit -> search again to remove the note field that was also merged with all the buildings you added address data to.
  • In the searchfield enter note="xunilOS ImportAddrPleaseDeleteMe" Where note="" is what you eneterd in the STRING_TO_SEARCH argument.
  • In the properties window on the right select the note property and delete all the notes containing the STRING_TO_SEARCH argument.
  • Finally upload the addresses and resolve any errors that the validator may find.

Validation and error checking

After uploading to OSM, it is important to review the work to see if address data could be incorrect in case it was not caught prior to uploading to OSM. Ex a street name was not found etc.. The OSM inspector website is a great tool for such a task.

  • Go to OSMInspector and click addresses under the view dropdown.
  • Zoom to the town you would have been working on and resolve any errors that can be found. Typically this may include a misspelled street name etc..

I appreciate any comments or concerns.

OpenStreetMap: Dornreichenbach

Posted by cweiske on 23 May 2015 in German (Deutsch)

Siehe meinen Tagebucheintrag auf http://cweiske.de/tagebuch/osm-dornreichenbach.htm

Location: Philipp-Müller-Platz, Falkenhain, Lossatal, Landkreis Leipzig, Sachsen, 04808, Deutschland

Charging stations (carto v2.30.0) *rolling tumbleweed*

Posted by geoeki on 23 May 2015 in English (English)

As a bloody OSM newbie I quickly realized, the strength of this crowdsourced project is not (only) freely available geometries, but the database in the background. As far as I'm aware, OSM is quite influencal in the mapping business and we may take our chances for pioneering tasks.

With the last OSM carto release (v2.30.0), bicycle_parking has been finally made available for display by default on the main map. Great! But why omitting charging stations? (such as this here) Those are not even available on the cycling layer, why? This is something I really, really would love to see added sooner than later! Cities want to get rid of cars, there are lots of efforts/incentives around the world to achieve this. E-bikes are quite a thing by now - but I can imagine people fear the lack of appropriate charging stations (same applies to car charging stations).

Here in Vienna alone are around 300 charging stations available - why not show people: hey, go ahead, get your E-bike...there are plenty of charging stations around you! This wouldn't congest the map by no means, but would be really far-sighted in terms of social responsibility. At least, this should be added to the cycling layer. (I'm aware of things suchs as Overpass API for creating own specialized maps...but I think this might be of general interest)

However, as I'm new here, I have no idea how to address/forward such suggestions to persons in charge - but I hope this is also on the agenda for future updates!

Location: Alservorstadt, Alsergrund, Vienna, 1090, Austria
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