[Talk-in] Roads in India: How complete is OpenStreetMap ?

Arun Ganesh arun.planemad at gmail.com
Mon Nov 23 05:28:04 UTC 2015


The data team at Mapbox is also looking at how we can improve the highway
coverage. The public tracker is here:
https://github.com/mapbox/mapping/issues/138

The first step might be to collect existing maps or stats for each state
and compare them to OSM to identify where more work is needed.

On Mon, Nov 23, 2015 at 7:54 AM, Aneesh T <doc.aneesh at gmail.com> wrote:

> Most of Haryana, Gujarat and Rajasthan were mapped by HeinzV and Oberaffe
> I think.. Karnataka, Tamil nadu, Kerala and Maharashtra are decently mapped
> too... The rest needs a lot of work...
> On 23 Nov 2015 7:04 a.m., "Yogesh योगि" <yogesh at karnatakaeducation.org.in>
> wrote:
>
>> Hi Naveen,
>>
>> Blog from Mikel shows that in India only 21% of roads are mapped. [ref:
>>> CIA factbook ]
>>>
>>> https://www.mapbox.com/blog/how-complete-is-openstreetmap/
>>>
>>> https://gist.github.com/tcql/0d7ad9b32afbea76f615
>>>
>>> Is there any further analysis by states or type of road ?
>>>
>>
>> The India:Roads OSM wiki page[1] has some status on the percentage of SH
>> roads mapped and other details, although I couldn't see much recent updates
>> on individual State pages except in Karnataka[2] and Kerala[3] State pages.
>> From the wiki page, it looks like much of the Haryana[4], Karnataka,
>> Maharastra[5] and Rajasthan[6] State Highways are completed. But it may
>> also be the case that other States' SH might have been done but not updated
>> on the OSM wiki page.
>>
>>
>> [1]https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/India:Roads
>> [2]https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/India:Roads/Karnataka
>> [3]https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/State_Highways_%28Kerala%29
>> [4]https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/India:Roads/Haryana
>> [5]https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/India:Roads/Maharashtra
>> [6]https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/India:Roads/Rajasthan
>>
>>
>> --
>> Yogesh K S
>> Sent from an Electronic Device
>>
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