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I have some GPX-files (official local MTB-tracks) that I want to import in OSM. Therefore I'm looking for a way to select the roads that overlap with the GPX-route so I can add a relation to them.

Any suggestions on how I could do this easily?

Kind regards Yves

asked 27 Nov '20, 10:12

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Given that you will likely have to split roads along the way I don't believe that there is currently any fully automatic way to do this. Your best bet on a desktop is to use JOSM to display the track over the data and then just split the ways where necessary and add them to the route relation.

A bit more luxurious would be what we are doing in https://twitter.com/vespucci_editor/status/1305863889607852032 which automatically splits and adds route segments,and would work with a GPX overlay too, maybe there is a JOSM plugin that does the same.

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answered 27 Nov '20, 11:36

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