PTV Visum - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Why is the Background map 'OpenStreetMap' not available anymore and how can I add a background map from OpenStreetMap?

The map service 'OpenStreetMap' is not intended for commercial purposes, lacks any contractual basis and was removed:
https://operations.osmfoundation.org/policies/tiles/
Neither any userdefined map service added to
Edit -> User preferences -> GUI -> Background map
contacting OpenStreetMap (or Google) will not work without any license.
Instead, since PTV Visum 21 map services rendered by HERE and partly based upon OpenStreetMap data are offered.

These are available in
Graphics -> Edit graphic parameters -> Background map -> Map service
as the map services 'PTV ...'