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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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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Counting traversed arcs on routes to write attributes using ArcGIS for Desktop?

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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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 ...
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Alternatives to Network Analyst

I'm not sure how reasonable this question even is, but it leaves me no less curious after a bit of searching. If I am looking to build a network based on road features and attributes, is Network ...
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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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How do you remove isolated roads from a bigger network?

I'm trying to perform an OD Cost Matrix calculation on a set of points using a road network from OpenStreetMap data. The network contains lots of roads that don't connect to the rest of the network. ...
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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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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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How can I calculate the optimal routes while touching all available roads in a network?

For preperation of the winter season we want to calculate the most optimal routes for sprinkling salt on the roads. The analysis knows the following criteria: - vehicles start and stop at a single ...
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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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Solving a route in a multimodal network dataset does not use all forms of transport available

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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Including polygons as part of network for ArcGIS Network Analyst?

I am creating a pedestrian walking network of a downtown area. I am digitizing line segments for paths and sidewalks, but I need to incorporate parking lots into my analysis. So far, I have been ...
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Cost Attributes- Network analyst for Arc GIS 10.2

Hi can anyone tell me whether Network analyst can consider multiple cost attributes? I am looking for most ecologic route(not shortest), therefore I have assigned a value of pollution to each road ...
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Adding time value into network model of ArcGIS Network Analyst?

I am trying to set up a network model in ArcGis 10.3.1 so that I can find a route which will also give the time in minutes. The tutorial guide says this is set up in the attributes of the network ...
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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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Different results in OD Cost Matrix analysis and Route analysis

I am using OD Cost Matrix layer in order to find distances between many origins and destinations points. It works fine, but I want to make sure the results make sense, and since OD Cost Matrix can ...
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Switching Costs in a Multi-Modal Network Database in ArcGIS

I am constructing a multi-modal transportation network using Network Analysis on ArcGIS. I have data on roads, railway, and rivers for the U.S. My goal is to calculate an Origin-Destination matrix of ...
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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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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 create a new service area analysis?

I need to create and run a new service area analysis. I'll need to do an analysis of how far you are coming by car from one hospital in 30 min, 60 min and 90 min. Is there anyone who can help me with ...
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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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Adding barriers with time windows in ArcGIS Network Analyst?

At the moment I'm creating a route network in ArcGIS Network Analyst. It will be used for navigating on the water. On the water there are a lot of different barriers. Think of low bridges, locks or ...
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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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How to restrict portions of road network from the analysis in ArcGIS 10 Network Analyst?

I'm trying to sort out network analysis in ArcGIS 10. Toy example of finding shortest distance between two points looks something like that : Where squares are two locations, and the green line is ...
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Incorporating Length of Route Value into Cost Evaluator Function (ArcGIS Network Analyst)? [closed]

A friend and I (who more frequently than I posts on this board) are creating a walking network and we have run in to a snag. We would like to attribute a cost evaluator to our network dataset using a ...
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ArcGIS 10 Network Analyst Service Area Problem/Peculiarity with Solving

I am having a problem when solving some of my service areas. I am loading the locations from a point feature class, and they are all located. The majority of them return a service area that is ...
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Network Analyst: arcpy's 'Solve' running out of memory

I've run OD cost matrix analysis using GUI tools n ArcGIS 10. My goal is relatively simple - find closest 50 neighbors for each origin point. The dataset I'm working with is relatively large: ...
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How to find network distances between two sets of origins and destinations?

I'm learning how to use Network Analyst, and I'm not entirely sure what to do (or search for). My objective is to measure the nearest distance from the red circles to the blue circles along a road ...
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Is there a way to minimize turns in Network Analyst routing?

I have a network of pedestrian routes and I want to provide them with clean directions, but Network Analyst chooses the first route that it can turn towards destination and gives me a zig-zag road. Is ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Creating transfer edges in a multimodal network dataset

I have three feature classes: Bus Stops, Routes and Streets. The points are not coincident on vertices of either of the line feature classes - they are located next to the routes (red line): The ...
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Create a Minimum Spanning Tree based on a street network (ArcView)

I hope you can help me with my network analyse problem (ArcGIS 10.0 SP2 - ArcView License) Background: I try to create a network of fiber optic cables to specific points along a street network. ...
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Calculating attribute for network distance between multiple points in ArcGIS Desktop?

There is a road network and two point feature classes. For one feature class, I need to calculate a field to hold road (not Euclidean!) distance from every point to a certain point in the other ...
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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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How are service areas created in ArcGIS Network Analyst?

I want to create a service area map of Burma in order to spot the areas that are within xx kilometers from a set of cities. The problem is that the generated polygons aren't exactly what I expected. ...
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Create an optimized point layer derived from a road layer so that the driving distance between each point is x

Consider a classic state-wide or country-wide roadway network. I want to create a point layer, where each point is on the roadway network. This point layer will have each point separated by its ...
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Building Large Network Datasets from OpenStreetMap in ArcGIS?

I'm trying to build a "large" network dataset from OSM data in ArcGIS. Doing it all at once is taking a "long time" and seems like there is a big opportunity for it to fail at some point which would ...
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ArcGIS 10.3 toolbar equivalent for Network Analyst in ArcGIS Pro?

I am trying to run some network analysis within 3D buildings to study handicap accessibility, best routes, emergency evacuation routes, etc. In ArcMap 10.3 there is a simple and easy to use toolbar ...
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Finding number of left and right turns for each shortest route

I have a network dataset for a city. I have, lets say, 200 trips that are made in that city. I constructed the shortest route for the every pair of the trips, and also the actual route travelled by ...
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Modelbuilder - make service area layer

I made a model in the model builder (ArcGis) to make a service area layer (see figure). Now I want to run this tool for the same locations but for different hours. -> the results would be a feature ...
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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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Force closest facilities take the same route

I have a routing problem that I intend to solve with ArcGIS network analyst. First, Closest facility works perfect for me to find the shortest paths to a number of demands. The results look like the ...
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Using Copy Traversed Features to count turns for a route result in Network Analyst

I have the output of the route layer. And I want to determine the number of right and left turns for each route. For that, I used the COPY TRAVERSED ROUTE FEATURES tool from Network Analyst. However, ...
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How to do Network Kernel Density Estimation Analysis in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am looking at doing some analysis of road traffic collisions. Obviously collisions occur on stretches of roads and I was researching the best methodology to take into account the network element of ...
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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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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 ...