Overview

In this week we will see how to easily retrieve OpenStreetMap data and how to do simple network analysis in Python.

Learning goals

After this week’s lesson you should be able to:

  • Retrieve data from OpenStreetMap using Python

  • Extract simple street network properties and statistics (centrality measures etc.)

  • Do simple route optimization using shortest path algorithm in OSMnx / Networkx

Sources

This week’s lecture materials are based on documentation of osmnx, networkx and OpenStreetMap.

Lesson videos

Lesson videos will be added after the lecture.

Lesson 6.1 - OpenStreetMap Data

Vuokko Heikinheimo, SYKE & Håvard Wallin Aagesen, University of Helsinki @ AutoGIS channel on Youtube.

Lesson 6.2 - Network Analysis

Vuokko Heikinheimo, SYKE & Håvard Wallin Aagesen, University of Helsinki @ AutoGIS channel on Youtube.

Lesson 6.3 - Exercise 6

Vuokko Heikinheimo, SYKE & Håvard Wallin Aagesen, University of Helsinki @ AutoGIS channel on Youtube.

Meet the developer: Introduction to OSMnx package by Geoff Boeing

Henrikki Tenkanen interviewing Geoff Boeing, University of Helsinki @ AutoGIS channel on Youtube.