[Talk-us] About TIGER ways in Kansas

Richard Welty rwelty at averillpark.net
Mon Oct 25 04:24:15 BST 2010


On 10/24/10 11:12 PM, Mike N. wrote:
>> Mike, are you specifically interested in Arkansas?  The state level
>> data might be better than TIGER and the state is very interested in
>> getting it into OSM.
>
>  I was researching Arkansas based on some SOTM-US 2010 discussions. 
> Other than that, I don't have local knowledge of the area or know any 
> active mappers there.
>
>  Arkansas could be interesting in the sense that  the state data 
> includes a full set of current (and accurate?) county centerlines.   
> It could serve as the prototype to develop tools and methods to bring 
> in TIGER 2010 data from other areas.
if you're interested in the challenges of imports, perhaps the osm us
technical & imports and working group is worth looking into:

http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Foundation/Local_Chapters/United_States/Working_Groups/Technical

richard




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