OpenStreetMap US

OpenLR has become a popular format by which network data is delivered, often utilizing the OSM road network as a reference basemap. However, OpenLR segments need to be created with the end consumer’s reference network in mind. We’ll describe common pitfalls observed in OpenLR seen in the wild by the data team at Mapbox and demonstrate how those issues can generate unintended downstream challenges. We’ll also share strategies for avoiding these issues.

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