Hartford Import

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In 2014, Hartford, Connecticut started to release the city's GIS data under CC BY 3.0. The plan is to begin importing data from the city's Open Data Portal, starting with building outlines.

Import Plan Outline


Import useful data from Hartford's GIS portal, and, if possible, incorporate future updates to the data sets.


Be sure to list the general timeframe of your project.

Import Data


Provide links to your sources.

Data source site: http://gisdata.hartford.gov
Data license: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/deed
Type of license (if applicable): CC-BY 3.0
OSM attribution (if required): http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Contributors#yourdataprovider
ODbL Compliance verified: yes/no

OSM Data Files

Link to your source data files that you have prepared for the import - e.g. the .osm files you have derived from the data sources.

Import Type

One-time with JOSM

Data Preparation

Data Reduction & Simplification

Describe your plans, if any, to reduce the amount of data you'll need to import.

Examples of this include removing information that is already contained in OSM or simplifying shapefiles.

Tagging Plans

Describe your plan for mapping source attributes to OSM tags.

Changeset Tags

source=City of Hartford

Data Transformation

  1. Data will be converted from .shp to .osm files
  2. .osm files will be broken down into tiles
  3. Each tile of OSM data will be manually merged with existing data

Data Transformation Results

Post a link to your OSM XML files.

Data Merge Workflow

Team Approach

Describe if you'll be doing this solo or as a team.


List all factors that will be evaluated in the import.


Detail the steps you'll take during the actual import.

Information to include:

  • Step by step instructions
  • Changeset size policy
  • Revert plans


Identify your approach to conflation here.


Add your QA plan here.