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Do you use a national data provider (TeleAtlas, Navteq, other) for data to use a starting point for your street-level map projects? If so, what data do you use, and who do you license the data from? How has this worked out for you?
I'm primarily interested in USA and Canada, but I think this could be a good discussion for worldwide data sets as well.
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This is a very specific example, but I got my street data for my NYC project from NYC.gov sources. I remember a lot of people posting that they often try local county and state departments. But that's only for that particular subset of maps that are not national in scope.

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I would definitely recommend TeleAtlas for US street data. I primarily use most-current ESRI basedata, and supplement with TeleAtlas on occasion.
Contact TeleAtlas.com and phone up their sales staff. Due to the cost, it is not a starting point, but used on a case by case basis - certainly for busy city street maps.




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