[Talk-us] TIGER 2010 Imports

Emilie Laffray emilie.laffray at gmail.com
Wed Dec 15 17:58:53 GMT 2010


New streets can probably be detected using something like the incremental
road import for BMO in France. It should help locating those.

Emilie Laffray

On 15 December 2010 17:52, Mike N. <niceman at att.net> wrote:

> Having said that: let's start a thread here about getting the TIGER data
>>> moving along. What steps can we take to move the shapefiles in to OSM
>>> format? How can we collaborate on the mapping to OSM tags?
>>>
>>
>> What is it you want to import from TIGER 2010 in the first place?  I'm
>> not convinced there's any feasible way to import TIGER 2010 while
>> guaranteeing that the import is more accurate than what's already
>> there.
>>
>
>  The exact thing I'm looking for in my area is
>
> 1.)   New streets - mostly from new subdivisions.
> 2.)  Improved geometry for road centerlines - if and where it exists in
> TIGER.
> 3.)  Updates on road names / other changes I've missed.
>
>  I don't see this as a mass automated operation - it will be some sort of
> manual operation assisted by tools where possible.
>
>
>
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