Route may refer to: Route or thoroughfare for transportation. Route number or road number; Trade route, a commonly used path for the passage of goods

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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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What are the existing datasets of world maritime routes?

I have a list of cargo ports of all over the world and need to show some port-to-port trips on a map, and also to compute lengths of these trips. For that, I need a dataset of actual maritime routes ...
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Adding Route Shapefile (PolylineM) to QGIS?

I'm new to QGIS (and to this amazing forum as well) and I already have an issue : I received a Route Layer in SHP format (PolylineM). I've easily loaded this file into QGIS but it doesn't seem to ...
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GPS integration with multiple waypoint routes

I'm building a system that needs to get the output of a route optimizer into the hands of a driver who intends to make deliveries on that route. Whilst I can supply this to the driver as a printed ...
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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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Calibrating routes gives interpolation error in ArcGIS Desktop?

I know that copy a question is not exactly great way to ask on this forum, but my situation is exactly the same as this unresolved issue on the (closed) ESRI forum: I have a stream centreline ...
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Creating all possible polyline routes connecting many point locations around polygon obstruction using ArcGIS Desktop?

Lets say I have 30 ports on the west of an island, and 30 on the east, and need to calculate all possible shipping distances between each and every port, with the routes having to steer around the ...
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How to route over (partial) edges in pgrouting?

I have made a route planning system (based on shortest path using A*) like the Google directions service using pgrouting and google maps. It includes clicking on the map to generate waypoints, ...
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Travel planning - Finding farthest points of a polygon

I’d like to organize a tour around the lake with 2 objectives: maximise the length of shores to view minimise travel distance In order to do so I can: Pick 2 most remote points on the lake in ...
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Animate panning map in QGIS?

I want to create a short video illustrating the route of a proposed road by starting the map in one position, then panning to a number of other points. Is this possible in QGIS using the time manager ...
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Generating random points on a route

I am trying to generate random points on a route from one point to another. What I have till now is, given a source and a destination, I can get a route using Google's API. But how do I get the ...
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Finding points along a path

I am unsure of the best approach to this problem. I can think of some ways of doing it which I will list below but I am looking for the best and most efficient way of doing this. Problem Given a ...
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Difference between Trip and Route in Google Transit

I am developing a transit webapp using Google Transit, while referring to documentation, i see two different datasets (trips.txt and routes.txt) but i can't clarify the difference between them.
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I have a list of coordinates that make up a route - how can I easily render this shape on a map?

Additional info - I don't need this to be on a map - I just need the shape of the route. Is there anything that can return that shape easily? The list of coordinates are in an xml document and I'd ...
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Distance between points along polyline ArcGIS for Desktop (pt. 2)?

I read over the solution in Distance between points along polyline ArcGIS for Desktop? and I have a slight variation of that problem: I need to find the distance of each red point (transformers) from ...
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How to create Race Route with arrow directions and distance markers using ArcGIS for Desktop?

Anyone have any suggestions regarding how I would approach creating a race route with arrow directions and distance markers in ArcGIS? I could do it manually but I thought I recalled seeing something ...
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How can I move along a line (or path)?

Given a line (street, railroad, river...) I want to simulate a moviment inside this line. Example: See this picture: Say I'm in "Nagqu" and want to move to "Kunlunqial". In a time (t=0) I'm in ...
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finding a location on a line using a point and a relative distance with arcgis js api

The problem I'm trying to solve is to find a point on a line given another point on the same line and a distance from the same point. I've been looking on the various RouteTask examples but they ...
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Finding the distance between points in two different layers along a route in ArcMap 10.3

I need to find the distance between points in separate layers along a stream network. I have source sites for macro-invertebrates and sites where they are lacking. I need to find the distance between ...
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Get current route segment from Route type using ArcGIS Runtime LocationListener?

I am trying to get the route segment on which I am currently navigating. i.e. I want to get the current route segment when onLocationChanged method of my LocationListener is called. A route is ...
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Converting Points to Line [closed]

I have a shapefile that contains points (xy coordinates) that display several different routes for a transit agency. In the attribute field I'm given information on what route each point corresponds ...
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Shortest path to draw all polyline routes in geometric network without repeating

My problem is related to the "shortest path" problem, however it's slightly different in that I don't want to draw one path but to draw all paths without repeating any routes (as much as is possible). ...
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Using OSM for routes?

Does anyone have any tutorial, link, video etc on how I can use Open Street Map for routes? I know google maps and saw that I can easily do that. But this application will have an internal module and ...
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How detailed should I make the shapes.txt for a General Transit Feed?

I am working on creating a transit feed with General Transit Feed Specifications in mind. I'm torn into how detailed the routes should be for the shapes.txt. Do I map just when the bus is on the main ...
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How to create a visualisation of the world's aeronautical flight paths?

I am a sculptor making a world globe art project, and I need a still image of the whole world’s actual air traffic routes to use as reference material. To be clear, I’m not looking for the ‘air ...
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Find the nearest geo point

I have a gps device that does not output very accurate gps positions. How can I round those coordonates so that they will match the street course and not buildings etc ? I want to draw a route on ...
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Relevant data for cost attribute to calculate route time

I have imported OSM data into PgRouting database. I would like to use driving_distance() function to calculate route time. How to add relevant time cost into database ? Thanks
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Exporting mileage between a route

I am working on a project where I need to find the mileage between an inspector's daily stops. I have a route of 11 stops and am having trouble figuring out if its possible to export out the mileage ...
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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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KML/KMZ file <10MB for global shipping lanes?

I am trying to render an overlay of the world's shipping lanes using google KmlLayer class from the Javascript V3 API but most of the files I find are not rendered because of google's 10MB size limit. ...
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How to calculate the shortest distance for multiple source and targets using PgRouting?

I have a table with points and a road network which includes driveways (where you enter the highway). I want to find the point which is closest to a driveway. So I was thinking I can calculate the ...
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Creating a line from lots of easting/northing co-ordinates

I have hundreds of easting northing points which I need to join as a single line to show a route. How do I import them and get QGIS to automatically turn them into a line?
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How to avoid sharp turns in PgRouting?

I need to generate routes that will be performed in long vehicles. The path can not have curves 90 degrees because the streets are narrow.
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How to use Time as a parameter in Network Analyst Service Area and Closest Facility

I have a road network downloaded from Ordnance Survey (Meridian 2, with A roads, B roads and Minor roads Merged into one shapefile and then built into a Network Dataset for use in ArcGIS' Network ...
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Is there a way to show the direction of a route?

I use pgrouting and openstreetmaps .I would like to know if there is a way to show the direction of the route on the map (eg something like this ---->---- or any other way,idea) Thanks in advance.
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MySQL Query to fetch all cities and POI's near the route

I'm implementing alghorithm to search POI near the route (array of Lat, Long points). My problem is that I don't know how to calculate distance beetween line segment and POI. Look at picture that I ...
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Optimum Path finding (for Cross Country Movement) using TIN (Triangulated Irregular Network)

I am working on path finding algorithm (using A*) for cross country movement (not for road movement) on map using grid based approach. Algorithm supports path calculation considering slope of terrain. ...
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Path Matching for Journeys Using XY Coordinates [closed]

I am trying to find some suggestions on ways or algorithms to determine path similarity. An illustration of 3 paths using made up data is given below. The title should be finding similar paths instead ...
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ArcGIS - Locate features along routes returning double results?

I am using locate features long routes using a points layer and a routed polyline network. Each point has a unique ID. My end goal is to determine is a point is to the left or right of the line. ...
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Creating hiking track based on Open Cycle Map (OCM) data?

i need help. In QGIS i’m trying to create hiking route having Open Cycle Map as background layer. I developed mobile app that read imported gpx file and show am I on that selected route or not. One ...
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How to find records using a distance filter, in a table of Points?

My table fields are: POSIC (id, geom, dt_inclusion). DB is PostGIS. Data comes from a GPS Source, then i can create a route ordening the points by Date_Inclusion. So, lets say i have registries A,B,C ...
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Where to find street/road shapefile with TF_TIME and FT_TIME attribute

Doing a snow removal project within a county figuring out the fastest route for them to traverse on the roads to remove the snow from the sidewalk I was able to find the roads/street shapefile for ...
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Make Route Event Layer snaps event points to vertexes?

In ArcMap 10.2.1 I have made a route event layer using the geoprocessing tool in the normal way, trying to add equidistant route events along a route every 1.6 meters. This works fine in all the ...
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Route Analyst acts odd at using custom impedance

I need to do a route analysis with a custom made impedance, which is impedance based on the surface type. Here is the problem: while the route Analysis acts perfectly fine with the default cost ...
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Get distance after path distance allocation

I use ArcGIS 10.1 in Windows XP. I have a two point feature data sets One containing a single point P1 and another containing multiple points Pm. I computed the minimum-distance path from P1 to each ...
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Looking for a simple method to find the shortest path with Shapefiles

I am having shapefiles for a particular map location, the shapefile consists of points and polylines. Now I want to find the shortest path between the points. What is perfect and simple method to find ...
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Error with Leaflet Routing Machine

I downloaded the Leaflet Routing Machine from https://github.com/perliedman/leaflet-routing-machine. Unzipped and opened the index.html in my browser to see how it looks, and got an error as shown in ...
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Finding Network Data for Route Optimisation in Saudi Arabia using ArcGIS?

I have to do a route optimisation through ArcGIS vrp solver for 1200 pizza drop points/daily, for a city based in Saudia Arabia. Where can i get the road network dataset?
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Using Network Analyst to retrieve the shortest bus route with many lines

I am trying to use the Network Analyst to find the "best" route from A to B using the bus line. I have just a sample of the whole line, but my main concern at the moment is to find the best (in terms ...
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How do I generate a distance table using 2 different point files and a line file?

I have two point datasets, one containing multiple transit stops and the other containing multiple schools. I also have a street line dataset. I need to generate a table that gives me the shortest ...