[OSM-talk] [Talk-us] TIGER Addressing Import
aschoell at gmail.com
Tue Oct 13 17:46:00 BST 2009
On 13 Oct 2009, at 9:20 , SteveC wrote:
> Dave - super awesome.
> As I said on IRC the other week, but I'll repeat here for all - I
> think dumping the addressing for all 3,000 counties and then letting
> people import them one by one will be the best way to do it.
yes this is the best way to get as many mappers as possible involved.
check for errors ...
> Another random thought - should the addressing ways be one long way
> with two nodes per block, or lots of two node ways? My immediate
> preference is for the former...?
> Also - the ways will be deplaced 90 degress to the road centerline to
> push them to the edge of the road I assume - but you also need to
> 'pull in' the end nodes too so they are not laying on top of the cross
> streets at each end, if you see what I mean?
> Yours &c.
> On 3 Oct 2009, at 09:13, Dave Hansen wrote:
>> Is this the most up to date way of keeping addresses?
>> Well, I have some perl code that will parse the 2007/2008 TIGER data
>> files. My goal is to get the addresses imported into OSM this time
>> around. Here's some ugly sample output of what I have now.
>> I don't need any suggestions on it, I just wanted to show people
>> what I
>> have so far.
>> * I currently have the way combination code turned off. This means
>> OSM ways are represented 1:1 with the TIGER TLIDs.
>> * Some multi-segment TIGER roads have only a single address range.
>> Do we create segments for each road segment and evenly divide the
>> addresses? Or, do we draw a single address segment going from the
>> first to last node?
>> And, yes, I saw the 2009 data come out. I'll make sure my code works
>> with it.
>> -- Dave
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