pgRouting extends the PostGIS / PostgreSQL geospatial database to provide geospatial routing functionality.

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Problem with shooting star with pgRouting: doesn't respect the one ways

I used osm2po to create a table for pgRouting. I notice a problem: for a route with dijkstra or a* the route is correct and respect the one ways. But with shooting*, it doesn't respect the one ways. ...
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How to route over waterways?

There is a lot of information about (pg)routing over normal ways. Normal ways are man made and kind of ideal for routing. However i am interested in routing over waterways. In theory this should be ...
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Help choosing a suitable routing engine

I am building a route planning system, but i have still to decide what underlying routing engine i will use. So far i have found pgrouting and neo4j. I have my route network in a postgresql/postgis ...
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Split edges at intersections in PostGIS

I'm attempting to do a walking distance analysis using OpenStreetMap data (osm2pgrouting) and PostGIS and following underdark's blog posts, however I need to exclude residential and service roads that ...
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Newbie PostGIS Geometry and Multilinestring Clarification

I'm having some trouble figuring out if I've got the right data loaded for PgRouting. Using the bash script included in PostGIS 2.0, I loaded Tiger2010 data for U.S. State California. The edges ...
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What does 'building topology' mean for pgRouting?

From a couple of answers at gis.stackexchange.com and at the pgRouting mailing list I have found out that pgRouting 'builds topology'. What does that mean? If for example we import an .osm file into ...
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What does pgRouting's architecture look like?

I know that pgRouting is a pretty nice tool, but I would like to use something of my own in my application, mainly because I don't know C and I don't know how to tweak the performance of pgRouting. ...
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How to clean such a bad shapefile for routing ?

I am trying to clean a shapefile to make it usable for routing with pgrouting, postgis, postgresql. Here an intersection, it seems to be connected but when we zoom …. It is not: Same here : ...
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How do I get a route between two points using PgRouting with TIGER2010 Data

A little background: I've got PostGIS 2.0 and all the TIGER2010 data loaded for a U.S. State California. I've got a table with points stored as data type geometry. I've learned enough to get the ...
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PostGIS + pgRouting: Adding dummy links to a road network and performing routing analysis

I'm a beginner when it comes to postgis and pgrouting development. For a project I'm working on and a bit of the algorithm: I have a polygon layer that represents zones I have a line layer that ...
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Error importing a map with osm2pgrouting

I am trying to import an Italian osm file into PostGIS with osm2pgrouting. I launched the script and it worked until it encountered an error. This is the output of osm2pgr: ..... Nodes table created ...
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dijkstra_sp_directed not returning any result

I am trying to create a routing application with OSM data. What I am working with is an almost square area of about 30x30 kilometers, so nothing too big. But when I do something like SELECT ...
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How to implement pgRouting in a web GIS based on MapServer?

I have 3d lines in PostGIS database (representing hiking trails). I'm using phpPgAdmin administration tool. I want to use Dijkstra method for finding shortest way. I inserted all needed columns to ...
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troubles with osm2pgrouting

I'm trying desperately to write my first query in pgRouting using maps in osm format (as shown in http://www.carsonfarmer.com/?p=799). Im using Ubuntu 10.10 with Postgresql 8.4 ang postgis 1.5. After ...
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How to add column length in a pgRouting PostGIS database?

I have 50 3d linestrings in postgis database, and I need to add column length so I could use pgRouting for calculating shortest path with Dijkstra. How can I add it?
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demo maps for training pgRouting

I'm very new to postgis and pgRouting but I'm using it for my thesys. I need any map to train my self with routing and TSP problems in pgRouting, but on the Internet I found unworking links only! Can ...
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pgRouting: Is it possible to do multiple (concurrent) Dijkstra/A*/A_shooting_star queries at a time?

Disclaimer: the author of the question is a novice in PostgreSQL and pgRouting. As I understand doing a shortest path query in pgRouting is a complicated SELECT underneath. And as I know unlike any ...
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Webmapping with pgRouting and Mapserver for Beginners

I want to use pgRouting for showing shortest path on hiking trails. I created web map so I need to enable users when they click on start and end point somewhere on hiking trails, that it shows ...
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Installing TSP functionality on win7

I'm very new to pgRouting! I installed PostgreSQL 8.4, and pgrouting 1.03 on win7. I need to solve a TSP problem so I was trying to install the TSL functionality as showen at: ...
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Configuring pgRouting on Win7

I'm installing pgrouting (ver 1.03_pg-8.4.2) on my windows machine. I installed PostgreSQL and postgis without any problem, then I downloaded the binary package of pgrouting and I installed it (copy ...
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How to get multiple shortest paths with PgRouting in one query?

I want to run shortest path algorithm on multiple source&target pairs at once and get a result as a table and process it then. How do I do this? This query does not work: SELECT a.source, ...
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What are the advantages of pgSQL+PostGIS+pgRouting over a simple MySQL+handwritten routing algorithms?

Goal: To have a routable set of roads in a database and to have a software that can calculate the shortest path (e.g. simple Dijkstra) through this set in a reasonable amount of time (up to 2 ...
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How does assign_vertex_id() in pgRouting work?

I'm trying to follow this tutorial, http://www.pgrouting.org/docs/foss4g2008/ch06.html but on the step with assign_vertex_id() it shows an error for executing the SQL query: SQL error: ERROR: ...
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How can I calculate the amount of memory required to run osm2pgrouting?

I have read that osm2pgrouting loads all the data into memory, which makes it faster. On the other side the size of the .osm file which it can parse is limited. How can I exactly know how much ...
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PgRouting - How to clip links when reaching max costs?

I have a polyline shapefile representing a road network and a second shapefile containing points. I would like to use PostGIS (presumably PgRouting) to identify sub-networks or service areas radiating ...
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Is there a maximun number of edges/vertices PGRouting can cope with?

We have imported OSM networks to route on. So our IDs sometimes grow abnormally big ;) It seems that PGRouting is failing with IDs like 633719916... We got this error message from postgresql: ...
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dijkstra_sp_directed() not returning valid paths

I think I have found a major issue with pgrouting. I hope I am just doing something wrong due to my inexperience. I am plotting the following query using OpenLayers. select transform(the_geom, ...
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Basic PostGIS and PGRouting question

I'm using OSX 10.6 and just downloaded and installed PostgreSQL 9.0.2-1 and pgRouting 1.0.5-1 for Postgres 9.0 from here. I'm a confused what my next steps are though. I'd like to try loading a ...
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How to work with shortest_path_shooting_star() in pgRouting?

It's been a while we are using PostGIS to store our Geometry information in our Postgres database. We have developed vertex-to-vertex routing ourselves using iGraph library. Yesterday I read about ...
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Shortest Path using interpolated OSM points

I have a set of GPS points which I have snapped to the OSM network. In the below screenshot GPS points are red, snapped points are green. I want to calculate the shortest path that includes all of ...
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Best routing algorithm for this scenario

Trying to work out the most appropriate routing algorithm to use for this situation. Even better if it's available as part of pgrouting or similar.. Here's the requirements: Specified date/time for ...
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Help making the DARP example run

I've compiled and installed DARP branch. Is there any data example to test it?. I've used some data based on document instructions http://www.pgrouting.org/docs/1.x/darp.html but no results return. ...
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Trouble installing pgrouting

I'm trying to install the pgrouting library but have hit a bit of a problem whilst installing. It's probably something I've done (I'm quite new to Linux so struggling to understand the error message). ...
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Route optimisation for multiple vehicles

I have 100 destinations and 5 vehicles and I need to code a solution that efficiently routes the vehicles to each destination, so each destination is visited by 1 of the vehicles. Some of these ...
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Creating drive time polygons using open source tools

Is anyone using open source tools and/or data to generate drive time polygons that radiate out from a given location? For example, I have used ESRI products like Network Analyst and Business Analyst ...
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osm2pgrouting connection failed

I'm importing data from my OSM file to a postgresql database using osm2pgrouting. I followed everything in from here and it went smoothly, until I try using osm2pgrouting. This is what happens: ...
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Problems in installation of PostGIS

I will be installing PostGIS for my project using PostgreSQl (OSM) in Ubuntu 9.04. I had all the requirements prior to the installation (PostgreSQL, Proj4, GEOS). When I unzip the PostGIS tar, then ...
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How to emulate Google Maps driving directions using pgRouting?

Would like to emulate google maps' driving directions functionality but use pgRouting instead. google's data over the project area & scale is quite a bit off so we want to use our own transport ...
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Alternatives to pgRouting

I was wondering if there are any alternatives to pgRouting tools. Thinking about it for a bit, I think the only alternative is to use R or RPY to do the analysis. Basically I'm trying to solve ...