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

Arun Ganesh arun.planemad at gmail.com
Mon Nov 23 09:21:48 UTC 2015


Are there some reliable data sources we can use for the highway lengths in
each state?

On Mon, Nov 23, 2015 at 12:23 PM, Naveen Francis <naveenpf at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Yogesh,
>
> NH is about 1,00,087 Kms ; may be we have mapped 90-95%
> SH is less than 2,00,000 Kms, we would have mapped 60-70%.
>
> Total road length is about 10,00,000 kms.
>
> States which have decently mapped NH and SH can move next level.
> Major District Road or Urban Roads [owned by Corporations or
> Municipalities]
>
> For example in Kerala we have decently mapped NH and SH.
> Once SH mapping is reached 90% we have to move to MDR.
> Because more data on MDR is available than urban roads.
>
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Major_District_Road_(Kerala)
>
>
> Thanks,
> naveenpf
>
>
> On 23 November 2015 at 07:03, 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
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