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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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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How to Split Roads at intersection for Network Analysis?

I have a file geodatabase Feature Class representing the roads of a city. The Roads are not split at Intersections. ArcGIS needs roads to be split at the intersections, otherwise it assumes that the ...
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How to calculate driving distance/time between two points

I am doing some analysis for our fire rescue department where we are comparing actual response times to fires vs predicted response times. The actual response time analysis is straight forward as I ...
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How to calculate miles of road in street network

I have a road network we use for our city. It has ever single road created and categorized. What would I do if I wanted to calculate the total miles of roads in this network?
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Best Road Data (for NE U.S.) for Local Network Analyst

My current network dataset is utilizing North America Detailed Streets Layer Package, however, I would like to try out some other road networks to compare the the results. Would need the road data for ...
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How do you restrict road access by vehicle type in ArcGIS Network Analyst?

Is there a way to restrict road access by vehicle type? Some roads restrict trucks, some roads have height/weight restrictions, and some roads are restricted by the type of license plate (e.g., ...
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Using Traffic with Network Analyst VRP

To the best of my understanding, setting a specific day under Analysis Settings for the VRP uses the Routing_ND historic traffic information. Is there some step I'm missing to enable traffic? I've ...
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Network Dataset — can't solve route

I read this topic and I have same problem as others. When I use network analyst on one line, the module works successfully. But for multilines, this warning comes: No route from location "Graphic ...
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How do you restrict road access by time in ArcGIS Network Analyst?

I was wondering if there's a way to restrict road access based on time of day (i.e., create a time restricted road). I'm familiar with restricting roads based on vehicle weight/height, but time ...
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Using Network Analyst on a Global Scale

I am using Network Analyst to run some analyses on global networks. In particular, I am trying to find shortest distances between points. However, I noticed that routes are not crossing the Pacific. ...
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Network Analyst not working

I have network analyst installed as an extension in my arcGIS 9.3, but it just does not work!!! when I go to ArcCatalog, the option of new network data set also does not appear... :( I have to do this ...
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Accessing data stored in related tables from a network dataset

According to ESRI's transit data model, this implementation, and several thesis papers, any non-spatial information (such as public transport schedules, employee info, trips etc) which is not stored ...
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How to connect stops to road for network dataset?

I have 3 files a bus route network, road network and bus stops. I want the bus stops to be the connections between the road network and the bus route. When I try and build the network dataset I am ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 - OD Cost Matrix SOAP Request (Error received)

I've been using Network Analyst in ArcGIS desktop (10.1), and using succesfully some SOAP API operations (findAddressCandidates, GetNALAyerNames, GetSolverParameters, GetSolverParameters2) But now ...
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Network Analyst Question - summing multiple routes

I have been working with Network Analyst to try and solve the following problem, but the only solution I have found is tedious for more than about 4-5 origins and destinations. I have a set of about ...
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trying to find areas within a certain driving distance along a road network WITHOUT a specific destination

I'm trying to use Arcmap 10.1 to find all the areas along a road network (a county roads layer in this case) that are a certain driving distance from a single origin point. In essence, this would be ...
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Finding point on road network at specifc distance from a specific point

I have road network in a geodatabase. At a certain junction in network (Point A), I want to figure out Point B which is X kilometers away from Point A in certain direction. Summary: Point A: fixed ...
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How to calculate F_NODE and T_NODE fields in a street shapefile

I have developed a Streets shapefile from papermaps and using GoogleEarth. Can someone tell me a very simple method to bring values in F_NODE and T_NODE fields in my attribute table, so that I can ...
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Why isn't the service layer shape properly spread out?

I created a simple service layer polygon in network analyst (ArcGIS Desktop 10.2) with no hierarchies set in the street network. Now I don't understand why is this polygon created along some ...
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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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How to solve OD Cost Matrix (SOAP) in 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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Error in building network with turn features in ArcGIS 10.1

I'm working on ArcGIS 10.1. I have a dataset with a streets layer and a turn table. I want to create a road network for calculating routes. Problem: Every time I create the network and build it I get ...
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Creating Drive time analysis service area using ArcGIS Network Analyst? [duplicate]

Although reasonably experienced with ArcGIS I am a bit of a newbie with Network analyst. I have a situation in which things work Ok with the tutorial data but not with mine! I am trying to determine ...
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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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Network Analyst--join, iterate, change attributes and save [duplicate]

I would like to create multiple routes at the same time using the iterate function. Attached is an image of a model for three different networks. One location is the same (Bell 2) but the other ...
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Where is the Speed Unit option in Update Traffic Data tool of ArcGIS Network Analyst?

I can't find the Speed Unit option in the Update Traffic Data tool for ArcGIS 10.2.0 (Enterprise). In the help Esri describes that you can specify a Speed Unit but I don't see the parameter.
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Solve for alternate routes without barriers or additional stops in ArcGIS Network Analyst?

I created a network dataset using ArcGIS Network Analyst. I have one start and one destination point. I want to find the three shortest paths from start to my destination (find three shortest paths ...
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Creating multiple routes at same time with different stop locations using ArcGIS Network Analyst?

I have a feature class that contains about 500 cross-streets locations and another feature class that contains about 1800 locations. I need to create a route from each cross-street to 1-6 locations. ...
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How to create a turn restriction in ArcObjects

I am having difficulties creating turn restrictions in ArcObjects. I have found a way to Add a a network turn to restrictions through the INetworkForwardStarEx.AddTurnRestriction() interface. But how ...
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How to create network dataset for train lines with points representing train stations in ArcGIS 10.2?

I would like to build a network dataset that that includes a line shapefile representing train lines and a point shapefile indicating train stations along those lines. When I right-click on the ...
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Is it possible to make stops not in a certain sequence in order to find the shortest route with the network analyst?

Is it possible to make stops not in a certain sequence in order to find the shortest route with the network analyst? I now use the small green points as an input stops because I want the lines with a ...
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How do you model railway connectivity with ArcGIS

I would like to use Network Analyst to build a railway network. I am wondering how to manage connectivity between line features, since rules valid for a road network can't always apply to a railway ...
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how to use line feature as stops input in network analyst?

I'm trying to build a certain route with network analyst on a Network Dataset. As an input to create the route I want to use line features. I am trying to do this with network analyst in ArcGIS 10.0 ...
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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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How can i change time units of direction window in ArcGIS network analyst?

I want to change direction window unit from minutes to seconds . I set travel time unit to second and the result of the direction window show second but the unit remains min .For example in the ...
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How to geocode a building with different entrances

I am working on a routing map for a university campus. the routes are modeled and network analyst works fine. The problem: Many of these buildings have several entrances. Is there a way to geocode ...
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What is the number of start time in ArcGIS for server network analyst service?

I'm confuse of the number of start time in network analyst service . I created a network analyst service using ArcGIS for server 10.1 . I want to routing with travel time.One of the parameters in ...
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Adding cost from line shapefile using ArcGIS Network Analyst?

I have a network dataset (a road network), and require a matrix of Cost Distances between many points, which works well. I have now added a line shapefile (representing rail lines). I wish to use it ...
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How to digitize a custom road?

So I've built my network and now I am creating custom bus routes. However, one of my bus routes makes a stop on a private road that I had not realized was included in my network. How should I go about ...
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Network Analyst Add City Boundary as Polygon Restriction

I have a network I am trying to create but am finding the service area polygon I create are "leaking" outside of the city boundary. I was curious if there was a way to add the polygon as a restriction ...
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Grouping carpool participant addresses for network

I have a list of addresses of people participating in carpools to a workplace and a list of cars given by the workplace. Both lists change daily. I need to group people by their addresses and assign ...
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ArcGIS Network Analyst Service Area Default breaks in Meters

I'm trying to use a meter value for the default break. The default value in length is Kilometers, and I can't figure out how to change that. Additionally, the field doesn't allow a dot or a comma. I ...
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How can I calculate route using travel time in network analyst?

I'm new in ArcGIS network analyst.I simulate the network for route using live traffic data(fig1) . The traffic data gives travel time .When i want to use routing, the results is not true based on ...
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Confusing start times vs. time windows in Network Analyst

This is the snippet of my ArcPy script that deals with route-making: TechRoute = arcpy.na.MakeRouteLayer(inNetworkDataset, RouteName, "Minutes", "FIND_BEST_ORDER", ...
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Prefer Straight Routes for wayfinding?

Is there a way to prefer straight roads in network analyst rather than going through zigzag routes (i.e creating straight forward routing instead of really going through the shortest path)? I am ...
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How to generate all possible routes between two points?

I have a network dataset in ArcGIS and I need to generate all possible (not only the shortest one) routes between two given points (A, B). Is it possible to do it with the Network Analyst? Or with ...
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Arcpy Network Analyst solver error

Hello GIS Stack Exchange, I am finding it difficult to load locations to sublayers using python in ArcGIS 10.0 network analyst Vehicle routing problem. I'm also having some trouble debugging my ...
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Identify all continuous networks in a dataset

I have a set of pedestrian streets for a city. I would like to assign all of the streets that can be reached to one another along a continuous network to a unique group. I am wondering if there’s an ...
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Load locations faster in ArcGis network analyst

I am currently using ArcGis Network Analyst to calculate an OD cost matrix. I was wondering whether there is a faster way to load my locations (origins, destinations and barriers) because my current ...
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Offsetting Overlapping Routes in Network Analyst [duplicate]

I've seen some questions tackle this issue, but havent myself found a working solution. Using ArcMap 10.2.2 Advanced with Network Analyst. I use the Vehicle Routing Problem to route a couple ...