[Imports] NYC building and address import

Vaidila Satvika vaidila at gmail.com
Tue Sep 10 22:12:00 UTC 2013


Ian,
The TileMill solution sounds good. Any way to set that up so that others
can access that layer in JOSM to correct the OSM one-way street data?


On Tue, Sep 10, 2013 at 5:51 PM, Ian Dees <ian.dees at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 10, 2013 at 4:45 PM, Vaidila Satvika <vaidila at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> That would take a very very long time. There are something like 65,000
>> streets in NYC broken up into many more segments. Perhaps we could import
>> just the one-way streets?
>>
>
> The problem is that there are already streets in OSM. Someone would have
> to write code that matches the NYC data with the OSM data and applies the
> oneway tag as needed. This is tricky, but it gets even trickier because the
> line segments in the two datasets are of different lengths and may need to
> be broken if an OSM way is longer than a NYC data road.
>
> If you have the time and knowledge to write this code, lots of people
> would be happy.
>
> In the meantime, we had the same problem in Chicago. I used TileMill to
> render a layer that showed arrows pointing in the direction of the oneway
> streets, used it as an overlay in JOSM, and fixed the roads by hand. I got
> the majority of the problems in a week or so and Chicago has more roads
> than NYC.
>
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