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Tools for the extraction of OpenStreetMap (OSM) street network data. Intended to be used in tandem with Pandana and UrbanAccess libraries to extract street network nodes and edges.


OSMnet offers tools to download street network data from OpenStreetMap and extract a graph network comprised of nodes and edges to be used in Pandana street network accessibility calculations and or UrbanAccess to connect GTFS transit networks to road networks.

Let us know what you are working on or if you think you have a great use case by tweeting us at @urbansim.

Library Status

Forthcoming improvements:

  • Tutorial/demo

Reporting bugs

Please report any bugs you encounter via GitHub issues.

Contributing to OSMnet

If you have improvements or new features you would like to see in OSMnet:

  1. Open a feature request via GitHub issues.
  2. Contribute your code from a fork or branch by using a Pull Request and request a review so it can be considered as an addition to the codebase.



OSMnet is available on conda and can be installed with:

conda install osmnet --channel conda-forge

It is recommended to install via conda and the conda-forge channel especially if you find you are having issues installing some of the spatial dependencies.


OSMnet can be installed via PyPI:

pip install osmnet

Development Installation

To install OSMnet from source code, follow these steps:

  1. Git clone the OSMnet repo
  2. in the cloned directory run: python develop

To update to the latest version:

Use git pull inside the cloned repository


Documentation for OSMnet can be found here.