An extension to ArcGIS for Desktop and Server which adds functionality for analyzing networked data, particularly for road and transport networks.

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how to extract polygons from a roadnetwork?

I need to extract faces (or polygons) from my road network and calculate their areas. I mainly use Arcpy packages but even if you know it in QGIS APIs, I appreciate if you share it with me. If it ...
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How to use real time data (traffic) for network analyst in ArcGIS?

I have a problem with using traffic data for routing. I'll describe the scenario: There is a local traffic service (real time) that has the speed of each segment in the network. This information is ...
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How to get Network Analyst to find nearest facility on globe?

Currently, the nearest facility matrix results stay within the confines of the GCS84 projection, so the route from Los Angles to Japan travels EAST not WEST. How can I change the settings to permit it ...
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Network Analyst resolved route can't display properly on printed map [duplicate]

I have looked on the Internet but there are no updated answers. I am using ArcMap 10.2. I am trying to print the route resolved by network analyst but there is no way I can display overlapped ...
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How to solve OD Cost Matrix (SOAP) by Python

I have published a NetworkAnalyst service to solve OD Cost Matrix on my local machine. I want to send origins and destination through python script which hits the service via SOAP and bring the result ...
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Using ArcGIS for Server Network Analyst service in Google API?

I want to use ArcGIS for Server Network Analyst service in Google API or another API. I search in the internet but couldn't find anything. I think Network Analyst services can only be used in ...
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How to setup travel direction when creating network dataset?

I want to conduct service area analysis with a roadway network to create travel time contour map. The roadway netwotk is a linear shapefile which stores travel direction (N/S/W/E) and travel time for ...
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Creating model that simulates water flowing down crack, then splitting at 'Y' joint?

Maybe this is a simple problem, but I've been given a task of simulating how water flows in one line, along a crack, and then hits a 'Y' junction, where half the water flows in each of the split ...
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Network Analyst does not analyses my own created roundabouts in geofabrik shp file

I am trying to digitized the shape file data (attached) that i downloaded from geofabrik, to new roads in my region. The network anaylst does not work beyond rounds abouts, that I create new ones. It ...
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Shrinked Travel Time Contour

I'm relatively new to service area analysis. I use ArcMap 10.2 I made the following travel time contour maps by performing service area analysis.I made the first one first. It looks good. Then I add ...
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control which feature classes in an ArcGIS Network Dataset are “snappable” for incidents/facilities?

I'm using ArcGIS Network Analyst in conjunction with the GTFS extension to answer the question: How far is a random sampling of houses in my town from the nearest McDonald's? via transit/walking. My ...
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Finding the shortest network distance from A to C via the closest B in ArcGIS?

I have an intern wanting to model the network distance from origin (A) to destination (C) via the closest detour (B). There are approximately 1,000 origin, 200 destination, and 500 detour points. I ...
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Restricting ArcGIS network analysis to finding origins/destinations with common ID?

I have two point feature classes, patients and physicians. The patient feature class has a record of which physician each patient visits (a one to one relationship). I would like to run an OD Cost ...
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Implementing Vehicle Routing Problem in ModelBuilder?

I am trying to solve the "Vehicle Routing Problem", using ModelBuilder. For example, using Exercise 7: Servicing a set of orders with a fleet of vehicles from the Network Analyst Tutorial: add a ...
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Modelling two-way single-track/one-lane width road in ArcGIS Network Analyst?

I don't know how make one-lane roads(only room for one car at a time) for one car waiting for another car to pass by in ArcGIS. Yesterday, I asked about the wait time when the two cars meet in the ...
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Create Minimum Spanning Tree or Steiner Tree Using ArcGIS Network Analyst: Solving for “n-incidents/ total”?

ArcGIS 10.2.2 - What would be the best approach for applying minimum spanning tree or Steiner tree logic to solving a network? Incidents: 100, Facilities: 20 Goal: Connect any subset (n-incidents of ...
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How to calculate wait time on a one-lane road with two-way travel?

I want to know how to calculate the wait time on a single-track/one-lane road (only room for one car at a time) for one car waiting for another car to pass by. For example, two cars drive on the ...
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Export Polygons from Service Area tool using ModelBuilder?

I have created a service area in ModelBuilder. I have assigned a polygon to the "facilities". How do I export the service area polygon to a shapefile in ModelBuilder?
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Add closest facility as an attribute to a point in ArcMap?

Is there a way, after performing a closest facility analysis, to add/save the closest facility number/name/unique ID to the incident? I plan to then use this attribute to create a route going from ...
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Help with Turn-feature-class

I aleady have a street network dataset. I have create a turn-feature-class in a feature dataset. I want to add the turn-feature-class to the network dataset. How do I do that in ArcCatalog? Many ...
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Calculating travel time from residential points to stores via public transit using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I don't know how to summarize it in just one title, but here is the problem: My goal is to calculate the travel time from residential points to stores via public transit. Basically this period of ...
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Creating random location within a network from a given location and a given distance

For a habitat selection study, I am trying to identify availability. My species lives along waterbodies and I could assess distances moved between two consecutive locations using the network analyst ...
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Where should I create my network dataset in ArcGIS?

I want to create a new network dataset from a street layer. Should I create it in a normal file or in a personal geodatabase?
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Source of change in network dataset shared between two computers?

We are analyzing the distance between census tract centroids and stores in the city. I am relatively new to ArcGIS. This post has been significantly edited since I gathered new information (original ...
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Retrieving points that make up drive-time polygon generated by ArcGIS for Desktop in automated way?

One of our GIS guys showed me a demo of the ArcGIS Network Analyst extension creating a drive-time polygon for points that he clicked on a map. This is exactly what we need for our web application, ...
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Why is my network route performing oddly

I'm running Arcmap 10.2.2 and am messing with network analyst for the first time. I used QGIS to download an OSM layer that I imported into an enterprise geodatabase. I created a network with all ...
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Has anyone used ArcGIS for 'automatically' detecting lineaments from a high-resolution (1m) DEM?

I have a set of DEM's produced from LIDAR data. I am wondering if anyone is familiar with or knew of any published research papers which looked at (semi-)automatically detecting lineaments /or ...
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Forcing routes to visit closest facility in ArcGIS

My dataset contains three parts: A) Incident location B) AED locations C) locations of available "first responders"(don't think of these like an ambulance or a fire department, but rather normal ...
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How to format street network data for network analysis?

How do I create a good street network for network analysis? How should I format the street data to import it into Network Analyst, including prefixes, directions, intersections, and geocoding ...
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Iterating ArcGIS Network Analyst over multiple files using ModelBuilder?

I have 10+ files that I want to add to ArcMap then do some spatial analysis in an automated fashion. The files are in csv format which are located in one folder and named in order as ...
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Paris multimodal network dataset not giving all forms of transport available [duplicate]

After having completed Exercise 2 in the official Esri Network Analyst Tutorial, I decided to find a route in the multimodal dataset, to see how it functions. After adding several network locations ...
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Counting traversed arcs to write attribute using ArcGIS Network Analyst?

I have number of persons located on a road network and I have calculated their shortest distance to a particular location. From the routes output created from Closest Facility can I break the ...
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Adjusting for road surface in Network Analyst? [closed]

I'm building a street network dataset and want to adjust the speed limit of certain segments to account for road surface (paved vs. unpaved). Are there any guidelines/rules for doing this (e.g. an ...
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Compare slopes between adjoining line segments

Using a DEM, I assigned slope values to individual segments in a street network feature class. In some areas the slope values seem suspect, such as where a highway overpasses a local road. Is there a ...
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Optimizing arcpy script to batch generate OD cost matrix in road networks

Following the question I asked in this thread, I wrote a python script designed to compute an OD cost matrix given a road network and origins/destinations locations. I am completely new to python, so ...
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Displaying network analysis service for Iran?

I am working on the ArcGIS API for JavaScript of ArcGIS for Server. I have a problem with network analysis services in Iran. There isn't any base map for routing in ArcGIS Online for Iran so how ...
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Why are steps out of order when running model in Batch? [duplicate]

I have an issue using an ArcMap model in batch mode. The purpose of my model is to obtain the result of an OD cost matrix from a selected network and a set of origins and destinations. My goal is to ...
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Add time restriction in ArcGIS Network Analyst

I'm trying to use train tracks as a network in ArcGIS Network Analyst. We are trying to create a model for security agents on board our trains and we'd like to optimize their daily "route". For now, ...
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creating shortest route using line-segment layer as network locations

I'm currently using Arc10.2.1 and new to the network analyst tool. I'm trying to create a truck route that begins at one location on a county street grid and ends up in the same place, following a ...
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How to extract time information from a route analysis

I have a script in Python that solves a really simple route analysis problem (optimal way for given stops). I've found in the documentation that one can assign a start date for the analysis and get ...
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Multivalue iteration in Vehicle Routing Problem (VRP)?

I'm currently building a model that would simulate three different set of orders (shapefile format) by using the Vehicle Routing Problem (VRP) tool of network analyst. The model I built runs correctly ...
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creating shortest route using line segment layer as network locations

Using Arc10.2.1, trying to create a truck route that begins at one location on a county street grid and ends up in the same place, obeying a feature class of guard rail line segments throughout an ...
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Using network analyst new closest facility to calculate certain routes but not others?

I'm working on calculating a variety of distances between many points using network analyst using ArcGIS 10.2. Using the new closest facility option, I have 100,000 facilities and 100,000 incidents, ...
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Network Analyst: Location Allocation for Model Builder

I am trying to create a model to answer a question using a network analysis. Background: 10 possible fire station locations (shapefile) Calls for demand points (shapefile) Impedance is 5 minutes ...
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Network analysis point location error

I'm encountering a strange error using Network Analyst in ArcGIS 10.0. I have created a number of bus connections by repeatedly using Route analysis between a small set of point stops, producing a ...
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Finding shortest cumulative route (i.e. best 'hub') between networked points

How do I find the shortest cumulative route (i.e. best 'hub') between networked points? I have a dataset where some but not all of the points in the network connect to each other, however it is ...
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Extract overlapped parts of the routes - Network Analysis

I am on the project to identify the specific roads that are more frequently used than others. With the network shapefiles (OS ITN), origins and destinations (OD) points, route was created for each set ...
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How to execute 2 step floating catchment area (2SFCA) in ArcGIS? [closed]

I would like to execute a 2 step floating catchment area (2SFCA) in ArcGIS. I've been referencing this paper, but something's awry with my output, i.e. various null values, etc. The purpose of this ...
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Problem with service area gap with Network Analyst

I am working on running Network Analyst to create a Service Area from a single location to all around it. Esri's network dataset was missing a couple crucial street lines, and so I uploading their ...
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Check/Uncheck Trim Polygon option in Network Analyst

Can anyone tell me when to check/uncheck Trim Polygon option in Service Area Layer Properties dialog box while doing Network Analyst problems? By default Trim Polygon values comes as 100 m. Shall we ...