[OSM-talk] Easiest way to export specific data for GIS usage
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Tue Oct 9 17:23:03 BST 2007
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From: "Patrick Weber" <p.weber at ucl.ac.uk>
To: "OSM-Talk Openstreetmap" <talk at openstreetmap.org>
Sent: Tuesday, October 09, 2007 4:56 PM
Subject: [OSM-talk] Easiest way to export specific data for GIS usage
> I am interested in getting out of OSM the whole London Tube/DLR/Tram
> Station Network. I understand this dataset is fairly complete, and as
> TFL are a *difficult* for data sharing this could be my saviour.
> I need to get the OSM data somehow into my GIS software , Manifold. Now,
> I only have a very basic knowledge of OSM data exporting, and am stuck
> as it seems that OSM uses a custom XML format for which I dont know any
> converters that could bring it into a GIS format such as a shp file.
> Can someone give me a quick dummies guide to extracting data from OSM
> (ideally only the relevant datasets) and how to convert to shp (or some
> other alternative format my GIS will digest).
Grab latest planet file from http://planet.openstreetmap.org/
to grab the area for London
to grab the ways / nodes with the tags you want
see if any of the export formats in
http://svn.openstreetmap.org/applications/utils/export/ can be of use.
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