[Talk-us] Adding Tiger 2011 Data

Ian Dees ian.dees at gmail.com
Thu Mar 1 03:01:25 GMT 2012

On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 8:40 PM, Clifford Snow <clifford at snowandsnow.us>wrote:

> On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 6:06 PM, Josh Doe <josh at joshdoe.com> wrote:
>> Please don't any more for a bit. Share with the list your recent
>> changesets, and the scripts you are using to convert the files. Also see
>> the manual conflation article on the wiki for my process. I can send a link
>> when I'm at a desktop.
> I'm not using scripts.  It is all manual cut and past as described in the
> manual conflation wiki article.  After copying the tiger data, the new way
> needs to be assigned the appropriate highway type, in my case it is all
> residential.  Then the name needs to be added.  Copying in the tiger data
> gives a Key value of FULLNAME.  The FULLNAME is copied into a name key.
>  With the street names in this area of Tucson, the direction, i.e. N is
> expanded and the suffix, ln, dr, pl, etc. also need expanding.   As you
> mention in the wiki, the new ways need to be connected to the existing ways.

The important part is what tool you used to generate the OSM files from
TIGER2011 data in the first place. Did you download it from somewhere?
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