Open Street Map in Shapefile Format!
Open Street Map in Shapefile Format
For more information on progress this see blog.
This is top news for GIS users who support Open Street Map, there is no longer any need to convert the osm.bz2 to shapefiles as it is supplied in shape format now.
Directory Listing now with Shapefiles
This saves time (and money)
Extracting Footpaths - No conversion needed only re-projecting the data for the UK into British National Grid.
Well Done to the http://www.geofabrik.de/ Team
OSM has already got export to EPS,PDF,Postscript, JPEG,PNG,GIF
(see previous post)
-data-in-globalmapper-fast.html (not needed now?)
TO DO: (fictional to-date)
Load into a File Geodatabase
Check Attribution (Q&A)
Build Topology - Clean Data (snapping linework)
Build Network (checking phase) export to SQL
Routing (via Postgres and PG Routing)
Create Buffering Routes - find my nearest... (pub on my footpath route)
(load into an online mapping api and have UK footpaths route-able!)