1. pgRouting, OpenStreetMap, and QGIS

    Thu 14 October 2010

    I mentioned a few posts back that there was a great resource for downloading OpenStreetMap data, and that it was relatively easy to import osm data into PostgreSQL/PostGIS for use with pgRouting to calculate shortest paths and various other network-based operations. In this post, I’ll outline the steps required to get all this up and going, and provide a quick example to show how this can be combined with QGIS to visualise the computed shortest path directly.

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