[OSM-dev] collection of gps tracks

Shaun McDonald shaun at shaunmcdonald.me.uk
Thu Oct 23 12:06:39 BST 2008

On 23 Oct 2008, at 11:00, Adrian De Rivero wrote:

> Hi,
> I would like to know if there is a collection of gps tracks for a  
> certain area available.
> In more detail:
> I'm looking for an area with a high density of gps traces (collected  
> only by car).
> Where a single road can be assign to several Tracks (10 and more).

When we upload a GPS trace, there is no tagging as to the mode of  
transport. Thus finding this information will be difficult.

> The Idea:
> To extract informations of a collection of tracks that can't be  
> extracted by a single one.
> As an example: You could extract the number of lines for a road and  
> tag it in OSM.

GPS traces are unlikely to be accurate enough to be able to get the  
number of lanes on the road.


> Does anybody have such a dataset or does somebody know where to get  
> one?
> Regards, Adrian
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