[Talk-us] TIGER 2010 Imports

Alan Mintz Alan_Mintz+OSM at Earthlink.Net
Thu Dec 16 14:12:57 GMT 2010


At 2010-12-15 10:22, Jeffrey Ollie wrote:
>Would someone have enough resources to convert all of the TIGER 2010 
>shapefiles into OSM XML data and load that into a blank OSM database with 
>a new Mapnik instance (with a custom style) as well?  That way you could 
>use the TIGER 2010 data as a background in JOSM or Potlatch for people to 
>review the data at least and perhaps could be used to manually trace new 
>data into OSM.

I'd like that. I did a quick/dirty script that takes a chunk of TIGER2009 
data and spits out KML, which I sometimes use as a reference for 
discrepancies, new road names, etc., when I don't have county or other 
official data. Quite useful in places.

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Alan Mintz <Alan_Mintz+OSM at Earthlink.net>




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