For the past few years the Oakland police department has been using license plate reader (LPR) technology to record the license plates of cars. In response to a public records requests the city released the entire data set to Ars
Getting tracklogs into Mapnik
The following describes my experience generating an OpenLayers slippy map from GPS tracklogs using TileMill, TileCache, and Mapnik. I started by exporting my run data from Garmin Training Center and converting it from Garmin Training Center format (.tcx) to GPS
Run map + OpenStreetMap
I followed the instructions to add OpenStreetMap to my run map. Larger version.
Three years of GPS track logs made into a slippy map. This little project was a lot more difficult than I thought it would be. It took a great deal of trial and error. I’ll follow up with a post