Further ReadingΒΆ

Boeing, G. (2024). Modeling and Analyzing Urban Networks and Amenities with OSMnx. Working paper.

This is the official reference paper and citation for the project.

Boeing, G. (2021). Street Network Models and Indicators for Every Urban Area in the World. Geographical Analysis 54 (3), 519-535.

This study uses OSMnx to model and analyze the street networks of every urban area in the world: over 160 million OpenStreetMap street network nodes and over 320 million edges across 8,914 urban areas in 178 countries.

Boeing, G. (2020). The Right Tools for the Job: The Case for Spatial Science Tool-Building. Transactions in GIS 24 (5), 1299-1314.

This paper was presented as the 8th annual Transactions in GIS plenary address at the American Association of Geographers annual meeting in Washington, DC. It describes the development of OSMnx and reviews its use in scientific research over the previous few years.

Boeing, G. (2020). Planarity and Street Network Representation in Urban Form Analysis. Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science 47 (5), 855-869.

This paper discusses the importance of using nonplanar graphs when modeling urban street networks, which was one of the original motivations for developing OSMnx.