Further Reading#

Boeing, G. 2017. OSMnx: New Methods for Acquiring, Constructing, Analyzing, and Visualizing Complex Street Networks. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems 65, 126-139.

This is the original paper introducing OSMnx and is the official citation for the project.

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.

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., C. Higgs, S. Liu, B. Giles-Corti, J.F. Sallis, E. Cerin, et al. 2022. Using Open Data and Open-Source Software to Develop Spatial Indicators of Urban Design and Transport Features for Achieving Healthy and Sustainable Cities. The Lancet Global Health 10 (6), 907-918.

This study by an international consortium of public health and urban planning researchers uses OSMnx to develop and demonstrate a computational framework to benchmark and monitor urban accessibility around the world.