[Talk-us] Daily OSM Extracts for US

Richard Weait richard at weait.com
Sat Oct 16 20:27:07 BST 2010


On Sat, Oct 16, 2010 at 2:30 PM, Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> wrote:
> Dear talk-us,
>
>   I'm now making daily OSM data extracts available for the US Census Regions
> (as per http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Us_regdiv.svg) on
> download.geofabrik.de. I will not do a full US or full North America extract
> because I think it is too big (anyone who can process that might as well
> process the planet file), but I think the Census Regions might make sense to
> some.
>
> I'm planning to add individual states later on.
>
> The extracts are in .osm.pbf format exclusively, you will need Osmosis 0.27
> or the new pbf2osm (see dev list) to process them. A modified osm2pgsql able
> to read these files directly, and more quickly than any bzipped XML, is on
> its way.

That's wonderful, Frederik, thank you.

I see, for example that this one for the NorthEast
http://download.geofabrik.de/osm/north-america/us-northeast.osm.pbf
includes CT, MA, ME, NJ, NY, PA, RI and VT

Will you archive these or will only the latest be available?



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