Questions tagged [openstreetmap]

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How can I see the speed limit for every road in view on Google Maps (or Bing, Apple, etc.)?

I'm trying to find a safe route to bike to a location, and Google Maps suggests that I take a major highway to do so. So I'm trying to route out a safer trip manually, but knowing the speed limits of ...
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OSM - UMap how to select/delet multiple items

I edit a map in OSM - umap. Imported multiple geojson files, but now I would like to remove some of them. Is there a way to remove multiple items at once? I would like to remove all but one here, by ...
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Free tile map servers for OpenStreetMap similar to openweathermap.org but for non-weather data?

https://openweathermap.org/api/weather-map-2 shows openweathermap has a free (limited, API key required) service that lets you pull maps in "slippy tile" format so they can be overlaid ...
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Can I direct-link only the drive-time data from a map route?

Is there way to create a direct link for only the duration data of a driving route? I'm attempting to use the times for numerous routes simultaneously, to update based on current driving conditions, ...
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How come OSM doesn't like (or offer) bulk downloading of tiles? [closed]

On one hand they say that their data is completely free, and you are welcome to use it to create your own tiles from it, and they have no problem in you using their tiles for whatever. On the other ...
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Does it exist an online map service that allows me to select what to view?

I want to take a screenshot of a map over a certain block in a European capital that should be "flat" and only list the street names on the surrounding streets, that is - no point of interests, labels,...
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Highlight roads from GPS while driving and storing

Is there a way for Google Maps (or any other map sofware) to mark a road while driving it following the GPS and then keep that mark across sessions? I would like to explore an area and all its roads ...
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Red and violet bicycle roads

What means red and violet roads in https://www.openstreetmap.org Bicycle Layout: What other colors are available?
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How can I get Google/OpenStreet Maps to use a non-mercator projection?

As we all know, the 3D-to-2D projection most commonly-used for drawing maps of the world is the Mercator projection. While it has its merits (e.g. for navigation by sea), it distorts area tremendously:...
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How to specify a target at WikiMiniAtlas

I want to link to a particular location with the map of Wikimedia pictures at https://wma.wmflabs.org/ This map has a Center on target button, so I guess there is a way to specify a target latitude/...
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Finding businesses within an 'n' mile radius of a point with Google Maps or Earth

I'm working on an article that seeks to find a certain type of business within my borough. Ideally I'd be able to supply a KML file and have it return only businesses within those bounds, but I'm not ...
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Drawing parameters in OpenStreetMap URL

I've learnt that one can add annotation on maps on OpenStreetMap by adding box=yes&bbox=lon1,lat1,lon2,lat2 to draw a rectangle and mlon=lon&mlat=lat to add a marker e.g. http://...
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