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

Naveen Francis naveenpf at gmail.com
Mon Nov 23 15:48:54 UTC 2015


Hi Arun,

I have updated spreadsheet.

thanks,
naveenpf


On 23 November 2015 at 17:58, Arun Ganesh <arun.planemad at gmail.com> wrote:

> Lets collect the road statistics per state. This information is available
> in various PWD sites and Wikipedia pages, but they all seem to be outdated
> to various degree.
>
> Find the best source and update the numbers here:
> https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1uYmQEyZqP2tMe1cJYJUVcNIhFPCdzETsBh1kaSCZplI/edit?usp=sharing
>
> Naveen, what is the status of WikiProject India Roads? This seems like it
> could be a great collaborative project.
>
> On Mon, Nov 23, 2015 at 2:51 PM, Arun Ganesh <arun.planemad at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> 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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>>>>
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