[Talk-us] TIGER 2011 Data

Dale Puch dale.puch at gmail.com
Wed Jul 4 02:39:38 BST 2012


Yep a great feature!  Thanks Ian

Only thing better would be a data layer that new stuff could be copied from
instead of the image layer to trace.

On Tue, Jul 3, 2012 at 8:57 PM, Ian Dees <ian.dees at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Jul 3, 2012 at 6:41 PM, Clifford Snow <clifford at snowandsnow.us>wrote:
>
>> I just found out that I can overlay the latest TIGER data (2011) on JOSM
>> and Potlatch. Apparently the feature has been there for a while, but I just
>> ran into it and wanted to make sure everyone else was aware.  It is much
>> better than running TIGER data through org2osm and overlaying it in JOSM.
>> With this feature, you get can get the roads and names on top of a Bing
>> image.  Makes it easy to add new roads into OSM. You do have to expand the
>> names, for example E Elm St. into East Elm Street.  And when two roads
>> connect, there is not clear dividing line between the roads, but usually
>> you can tell.  The feature is shown on the wiki at:
>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/TIGER_2011
>>
>> So, whoever added this feature, thank you very much.
>
>
> This is a feature I set up for the community on the OSM US machine. There
> are several other tile layers available [0] and I would be more than happy
> to entertain any other ideas or implementations if you have them.
>
> [0]
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Foundation/Local_Chapters/United_States/Servers/Imagery
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Dale Puch
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