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How to calculate distance from point to nearest polygoin via road network (polyline) ARCMap 10.3.1

Using ArcMap, is it possible calculate distance from a postcode (point) to nearest polygon using a road network layer (polyline)? As opposed to just calculating Euclidean distance?
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Qgis network prepare road graph

I have been working on finding shortest path between two buildings. For that purpose i have created kml files of various streets, converted them into shape files and then merged all of them together. ...
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How are road polylines generalized?

I have a dataset of road lines obtained from digitized aerial imagery and I want to automate the generalization procedures using arcGIS model builder. I am using the ArcGIS 10.3 desktop suite. I have ...
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Merging speed limit from OpenStreetMap with Ordnance Survey data using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am working with the Ordnance Survey ITN layer for the UK road network in ArcGIS. Unfortunately, whilst it has many attributes, speed limits is not one of them. I have produced roughly accurate ...
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How to find roads with similar incline?

I have no prior GIS experience, so please bare with me. What I'm trying to do is find a road (or a portions of road) from one country that is similar to another road(or portion of a road) from a ...
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Creating Centrelines from Road Polygons/Casings?

I want to create center lines from road polygons. Are there any automated tools in ArcGIS for Desktop to do this? I am including a Screenshot of my vector file below.
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Measure distance between points along a line in QGIS

I have a road network and different points connected to the roads. I would like to measure the distance between several points along the roads. Basically I want to do the same like the road graph ...
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Nearest Neighbour analysis between points in 2 tables utilizing with distances set along specific polyline roads

I'm trying to do a Nearest Neighbor analysis between points in 2 tables utilizing with distances set along specific polyline road files I have. I am attempting to determine the most cost effective way ...
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Where can I obtain 3D roadside features for UK?

I am doing some work on sight distances and I need a map or whatever of the UK that contains roadside features (road signs, trees etc) as well as the road features (road centreline, etc) so I can ...
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Roadnetwork_merging [closed]

I have a shapefile of a road network which has two lines to represent the two-way directions. My attribute consists of "fromnode", "Tonode", "length", "One-way" (every cell has a value of one here, ...
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MMQgis Plugin error in Qgis

I am using Qgis 1.9 . I have downloaded a plugin "mm qgis", however When I run this plugin I am getting following error: An error has occured while executing Python code: Traceback (most recent ...
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Visualizing road line segments within specific borders

I have a perhaps very simple ArcGIS question: How can I make the road line segments start or stop at the edge of the city's Census Block Groups?
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Road Graph doesn't find shortest path

Road Graph plugin in QGIS does not find the shortest path except when the feature is a single line. This might be due to the fact that I've used different CRS for layer and project while I edited the ...
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Trying to remove all data from intersections in FME

I have road data and my goal is to get rid of any data where intersections are. That way when two road features meet they do not intersect. I am using FME from safe to complete this. I ...
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How do I find the slope of road segments with point elevation data of the same linear path

I'm currently working on a project to calculate road grade along roughly 30 miles of highway. I need to isolate and portray all sections of road with more than a 5 percent grade; in hopes of finding ...
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Buffer for network roads in QGIS [duplicate]

How can I create "buffers" or vector from values ​​from a layer of points, where the "buffers" are "tied" to the streets? Example: A bus station, I would like to create vectors within 100 m range ...
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Cartodb: Linking social data to road color scheme

I am recreating this "smelly maps" project on cartodb. I'd like to create symbology on roads (IE: color roads red,blue,green,yellow) based on the information I am receiving on social media. View ...
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Manually digitizing roads vs. collapsing dual lines for centrelines

I am in the midst of doing a complete overhaul of our (abysmal) centrelines, and I was wondering how everyone creates their centrelines. We have a large rural area, and some of the roads meander all ...
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How to handle service roads off of highways?

I am setting up a road network for a our rural municipality in Canada, and I am wondering how to handle the service roads that run parallel to our highways. The buildings along these service roads ...
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Connecting points - plugin problem QGIS

I have a question related to connecting points in QGIS. I am doing a project relating to transport. I have a layer of points (bus stops) and I have to connect them according to a timetable (as runs a ...
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Is it possible to create a KML to list the road names within a buffer?

I often need to know the road names within a given buffer of a polygon. Is it possible to create a KML that would stick a push pin in the roads and list the name so I could see them all in a drop down ...
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ArcGIS - Make colour gradient in street network shapefile accordingly to buffer distance from central points (bus stops)

I need to do a colour gradient in the street network shapefile (cyan selection in the map attached, in a layer) accordingly to the distance from the points in the other layer (the more distant, the ...
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leaflet - Drawing line following the road

Short version: What I wish to be able to do is drawing a polyline along part of a road. In that way marking certain houses, along this road. Long Version: I have several houses that I wish to mark ...
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Reproducing GRASS GIS network analysis tutorial in QGIS Field Calculator

Im looking to reproduce the assigning of road speeds as denoted in a GRASS GIS tutorial (v.net.alloc tutorial), where the road speed is assigned by road type (i.e. 'interstate' = 75 mph etc.) to then ...
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Finding tight corners on roads using ArcGIS Desktop?

Problem: How can I pinpoint tight corners on a road dataset that might cause longer/larger vehicles difficulty in driving around. Assumptions: Ignore turns into junctions. Just interested in ...
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Isolating a street segment and assigning it a code

How should I go about making a map of alternate side of the street parking rules (in nyc?)? Does such a one already exist (I can't seem to find one)? If anyone is familiar with the transportation ...
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Road Type Symbology Query (non technical)

Does anyone know of a good resource/resources for road type symbologies? I am looking to update the symbology of a Road class layer which has 8 categories. The Road schedule is for Ireland. So a ...
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Segment road network line shapefile into new equal length segments line shapefile?

I would like to subdivide a road network for an entire state into segments of equal length. So, Highway X would be divided into 0.5 mile segments, with a record for each segment, and Highway Y would ...
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distance calculations splitting highways km, toll ways km, and other roads km

Till now I have been able to use MapPoint or Google Maps for a lot of things, specially directions and road trips distance calculations. Today I need again to perform (massive) road trips distance ...
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Create circles around a point on a map measuring the radius in hours

Disclaimer: I am not experienced in GIS and hope this question fits in this category. I was wondering whether it is somehow possible to create a circle* around a city, using Google Maps or the like, ...
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Using GIS in Civil Engineering construction field? [closed]

I am thinking "How to use GIS when construction HighWays,Buildings,pipe lines etc?" Is there any way we can utilize GIS for Civil Engineering construction industry to increase the efficiency of ...
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Any free Tools to display more than 5000 geography objects in SQL Server?

SQL Server 2008 and up allow you to create a spatial index. If you select records that include a geography or geometry object, a spatial data tab appears that can display up to 5000 points or lines or ...
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Distinguishing Road Network according to the ward within a municipality ArcGIS

I have a polygon layer of a municipality containing 14 wards as shown in figure i. I also have a polyline layer of road network irrespective of the ward. The road network have following attributes ...
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how to dissolve roads of same levels!

I have a 3D road shape files. Roads are of different levels, highway, primary,secondary and so on. And when i used the tool feature to line i splited every line in every intersection. Now i want a ...
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OpenStreetMap roads vs lines

I imported OpenStreetMap data of Karlsruhe to PostGis using osm2pgsql. This creates 4 table, one names planet_osm_roads. Sadly this table does only contains major streets. Smaller streets can be found ...
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US Tiger or Open Street Map Route Data: One Way Street & Intersection Data

We're building a U.S. street routing application (finding paths for cars between two or more locations using public roads) and would like to use open source data US Tiger Data or Open Street Map or ...
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Create common vertex where line was snapped to another using “snap to segment”

I have a schematic diagram within QGIS consisting of a single layer of line segments. Lines have been snapped to others using "snap to segment". When using the snap to segment option the two lines ...
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Travel time calculator QGIS

I will try explain this as best I can. I have a point on a map and I want to create buffers surrounding the site; for example, 10Km, 20Km 50Km. This is easy. But I also need to show buffers for ...
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How to create a mean centre using a network dataset

I have a set of offices, with the number of workers in each office. I need to find the mean centre of these offices weighted by the number of staff. E.g. the 'centre of gravity for staff.' I have done ...
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Calculate maneuver details using coordinates

I want to calculate the maneuver details (turn-left, turn-right, etc) from the coordinates array returned by google roads API (I'm using JavaScript). I know maneuver details only returned by google ...
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How to export ArcGIS feature class to Waze?

I've got a geodatabase containing a local municipality road system. I'm looking for a way to export it into Waze in order to improve Waze existing road system. The only way I found so far is to edit ...
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Checking if a POI is on the road

I have a list of POIs from around the world and their latlongs. I also have the database from all roads in the world. What I want to do is find the popular roads from all of these. My idea was to ...
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Global roads information prefrably with traffic volume

Im looking for a high quality global roads database. The only constraints I have is that it should be completely open (even foe commercial use) I have looked into some publicly available databases ...
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Orphan road segments

I am working with OSM road data for a developing nation. Included in the dataset are various small networks of roads that are orphans or islands i.e. not connected to the main road network. For ...
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Free vector data on paved roads in Africa

I have recently come across vector road data from the Africa Infrastructure Knowledge Program (http://www.infrastructureafrica.org/documents/list/roads). I found these data helpful for three reasons: ...
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Trace tool being very erratic in ArcMap?

Right now I am working on a project where I have a road network, and I have a layer with points on a bus route. I am trying to trace these points along the road network to create bus routes. It was ...
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Getting flood depth grid values for road segments?

I have a 2 features, the first contains values for flood depth (Raster, GRID). the other is a road network (vector, polyline) that has been clipped to the boundary of the depth grid. I am racking my ...
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Placing road labels only at map edges and road intersections in QGIS

I want to place road labels only near the map edges, and where roads intersect - as depicted by the red X's in the image. Background: I've seen the military do that in their topo maps, and I think ...
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Issues merging divided carriageways using Skeletron

I would like to merge divided roads from openstreetmap, and a tool that keeps getting mentioned is Skeletron, for example here. I tried the tool on a small geographic area, and the results are fairly ...
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Counting road intersections and blocks

I have a shp file that consists of the road system of Mexico City. I would like to count the number of road intersections (crossings) and blocks (which I would define as a segment starting from one ...