[Talk-ca] Sask road network

john whelan jwhelan0112 at gmail.com
Sun Oct 17 14:28:44 BST 2010


Road names are available in Canvec  for Ontario at least.

Cheerio John

On 17 October 2010 08:06, Steve Singer <ssinger_pg at sympatico.ca> wrote:

> On Sat, 16 Oct 2010, Jamie Figursky wrote:
>
>  Hello,
>>
>>
>>
>> I noticed that that the road network for Saskatchewan has gaps (Oxbow area
>> and others).  Geobase has  a road network for Sask.  Any idea if there are
>> any plans to update?
>>
>>
> There are a few options the community can decide to take
>
> 1) I'm willing to do a bulk style import with roadmatcher in Sask similar
> to what I did with Ontario and Alberta.  This would come with all the same
> issues, ie no connections to existing roads require manual cleanup by
> others.  (This seems to have fallen out of favour).
>
> 2) You (and others) can start grabbing Canvec tiles for Sask and uploading
> them on a tile by tile basis (connecting the roads to existing ones as you
> go)
>
>
> According to (http://www.geobase.ca/geobase/en/data/nrn/status.html) there
> are no road names or addresses available in GeoBase.  I don't know when/if a
> update is planned.  If we decide to go with #1 I could try to automatch the
> StatsCan road names to the GeoBase geometries like I did in Ontario.
>
> Steve
>
>
>
>>
>> Also, can you tell me if there is a way to query coordinates for civic
>> addresses?
>>
>>
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Jamie
>>
>>
>>
>
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