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OSM2NetworkDataset

The application OSM2NetworkDataset converts OpenStreetMap (OSM) data so it can be used for network analyses in the ArcGIS extension Network Analyst. This program was designed to generate transportation networks for any mode of transportation and any region.

*** News: Recently, the release 1.1.1 was published which is now also available for ArcView! ***

The generated networks use OSM attributes, such as restrictions, one-way roads, turn restrictions, point barriers, and maximum speed. The path can be chosen based on the shortest distance or shortest time with user defined average speed settings.

If you are interested in the generated network analysis data, visit the ArcGIS Online user group Esri OpenStreetMap OSM Group. There you can download OpenStreetMap networks.

This application was developed by Eva Peters during her bachelor thesis (de) of her studies in Cartography and Geomatics at Esri in Kranzberg.

The application OSM2NetworkDataset is licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0.

We are thinking about a collaboration with the ArcGIS Editor for OpenStreetMap (OSM Editor) to leverage OSM data for network analyses in ArcGIS. More information see work item of OSM Editor.

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