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I'm sorry if my question is stupid but I had to ask.

I'm building a database of US states, cities, streets AND their basic relations to each other. I already have state and city tables.

Where can I find street data to purchase?

I know nothing about GIS and I'm too busy to learn it. So I have to buy it i believe.

asked 10 Jul '14, 16:09

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AFAIK currently OSM doesn't have a ready to use preprocessed dataset of that kind of information. You might want to invesigate the Nominatim internal DB structure to make use of the parsed street/city/countrie hierachies.

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answered 10 Jul '14, 20:00

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Several consultancies will extract street data from OSM for you. http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Commercial_OSM_Software_and_Services I'm working for opencagedata.com and that's a common request.

http://openaddresses.io/ is a good source for the US, but expect to download 500GB of raw data to be cleaned up and processed. Personally I never managed to get a full TIGER data set downloaded, their server keeps timing out.

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answered 11 Jul '14, 15:41

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Maybe you can find a solution via mapbox.com ...

https://www.mapbox.com/blog/30-million-addresses/

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answered 10 Jul '14, 20:17

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For the US, will the TIGER data give you what you need? Read the documentation linked but I think it is the Edges (Lines) National database that contains all the roads.

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answered 11 Jul '14, 08:33

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