[OSM-dev] NetSquared ominationN

Robert (Jamie) Munro rjmunro at arjam.net
Fri Apr 27 01:03:37 BST 2007


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Nick Black wrote:
> Hi Guys,
> 
> I'm bowling in pretty late in the day here.  I've been following this
> from the sidelines, but not that attentively.
> 
> Why not import the TIGER into PostGIS and then export from PostGIS to
> OSM?  I have a script that will export from PostGIS to osm, that i can
> adapt to TIGER.  It uses a modified version of dao.rb to check for
> duplicate nodes.  Just a thought that this could duplicate coding.

Sounds great. Where is your script?

Martin Spott has put a sample of TIGER data in Shapefile format here:
http://mapserver.flightgear.org/OSM/tgr_roads_sfo.tar.bz2

which you should be able to load into PostGIS easily. He's also made the
whole of TIGER as a Shapefile here:

http://mapserver.flightgear.org/OSM/tgr_roads.tar.bz2

Robert (Jamie) Munro
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