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Routing consists of finding optimal paths along geographic networks such as roads or trail systems.

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favorite framework for navigation and routing

I'm building an app that will have navigation and routing as a primary component (USA Based). Does anyone have an cross-framework experience or user knowledge on which of the top mapping ...
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PostGIS: How to distinguish overlapping routes (i.e., LineStrings) based on their direction?

I have a set of routes which are represented by LineStrings in my PostGIS database. These routes represent journeys that people make. I want to come up with routes that (a) overlap, and (b) have the ...
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Routing engine that supports right sided pickups

I am using open street maps and I need to incorporate routing in to my application. I know there are various routing engines that I can use, but I have a very specific requirement for the direction ...
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Do you know a service route calculation to get a route between several points?

I need a routing service with an API callable from a web or desktop application. I have several points: a start, an end, and intermediate points in the disorder. I expect the routing service to send ...
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OpenStreetMaps routing - starting far from a road

I am writing an web application, that needs routes between some markers (A, B, C, D). So far I used the this api with PHP, where I pass each pair of points (A and B, B and C, C and D .... and so on) ...
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Is there a pgRouting-like library for MySQL?

As described in the OsmDB.pm page I have created a schema in MySQL from an OSM file. Now I have to find the length of the shortest path between two given points (preferably using the A* algorithm). ...
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Can a routing service take polygon geometry (for stops)?

I have built a small road featureclass, created a network off of it using network analyst, and created routes successfully in ArcMap. I'm now trying to create these routes in a silverlight web ...
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Navigation/Routing in 3D View On Android

I need to build a navigation/routing application in 3D view like sygic, what are the available options if any? Are there any existing open source or proprietary 3D mapping/libraries. I have checked ...
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Network Analyst: (1) disaggregating route cost by segments and (2) showing level of service

For the record, I also posted this on reddit.com/r/gis. I've been playing around with Network Analyst (in 10.2) for the first time in a long time, never really had to use it much but I want to learn ...
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Cleaning up Line Features

I'm in the process of creating some routes for which I need left and right sections. I have an original streets feature class, which I used "copy parallels" on, and came up with something like the ...
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Is there a way to use OSRM with PostGIS

Is there a way to use OSRM with PostGIS (Windows)? Related: Why mobile routing is so fast?
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How to compute drive access to a station based on vehicle origin points? [closed]

I have a shapefile that contains station locations and another shapefile that is the geocoded origins of those who drove to the station. I would like to make a buffer around the station that shows the ...
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QGIS Street graph using from and to coordinates from a table(excel) [duplicate]

I am wondering if it is possible to give the Street graph Plug, in QGIS, a table with from(x,y) and to(x,y) coordinates, instead of "picking" them by hand? I need the shortest distance, in ...
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Road Graph Export Empty QGIS

Exporting the results of a shortest path analysis through the Road Graph plugin in QGIS 2.0.1 results in an "empty" layer. After running teh shortest path calculator, I selected export --> new ...
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How to use GTFS data to create a Transit Route?

I am brand new to the General Transit Feed Specification (GTFS) stack and subway calculations and I'm working on a project where I need to tell a user what the best route / line to take based on their ...
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pgRouting - Route between multiple destinations - in order

I want to calculate the route between multiple points, respecting the order of the list. For example, if I have the following list: Lat: -40, Long: -30 Lat: -41, Long: -31 Lat: -40.5, Long: -30.5 ...
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Network Analysis-shortest combined distance to one point

First let me confess I have little experience doing network analysis so I assume I know nothing (in essence approach me like my girlfriend does). Anyway, I am attempting to solve what I believe to be ...
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Starting with OpenStreetMap for Android

My goal is to write an Android application where I could select a couple of points in the map and calculate shortest path between them based on my algorithms. I'm absolutely new to OSM and since ...
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Weight dependent routing in ArcGIS

I'm looking for a solution to the following problem. I want to find the shortest route for a truck, picking up garbage from households. I know the amount of garbage each household is producing and I ...
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How to set up an offline maps viewer application on linux?

I'm having an 8-years old notebook (pentium 4 3Ghz 1Gb Ram) with Debian (installed recently), I just want to be able to navigate through the map around 1-2 cities, with ability to seek adresses and ...
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Edge column in pgr_dijkstra

I am using pgr_dijkstra for finding the shortest path between two given nodes. The network map is actually a grid based one and I have created all the necessary columns and working fine. But I do not ...
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St_OffSetCurve with self-crossing lines

I have about 50,000 linestrings in PostGIS. They represent routes along roads. But I want them to be (roughly) pavements (aka sidewalks) instead. So I need to move all the lines 3 metres to the left ...
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How to achieve point to point routing?

Currently, the pgrouting 1. 5 version has a shortest path function which actually traces a path from nearest vertex of source to nearest vertex of destination but. As, Dijkstra's algorithm works on ...
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Where can I find osm2po javadoc

I would like to build an offline routing engine to compute route distance between two coordinates. I found osm2po but I didn't found any sort of documentation. As far as i understood osm2po can be ...
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Routing with osm2po - starting from middle of the street

I'm currently looking at using osm2po's java library to build a simple application that builds a shortest path between my favorite bars :) However, I'd like to start at any location, not at an ...
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Best format for maps on mobile device with routing functionality

I am trying to choose the best file format for maps that meets these requirements: There are command line tools to convert from .osm data Are compact enough for mobile devices and internet download ...
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How to create efficient database for routing?

I created a database of many important features and locations of my city, and I want to find shortest/fastest path between two locations. Now, I'm calculating the route by using A* algorithm in Java ...
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Finding a route with desired cost not minimum cost

The goal of routing is usually finding the route with minimum cost. That cost can be distance, time, calories or some other value but still our desire is to find the route that costs least. But what ...
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Conceptually, what's the ideal way to develop detour maps for a large number of nodes

I have a road layer of roughly 30,000 links. On these links, I have a total of 15,000 nodes that are sorted in a point layer. I'm trying to build a detour distance and routing around each asset in ...
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osm2po Java API documentation

I would like to get started writing a custom TagResolver, and I'm fairly unexperienced in Java. Is there a osm2po Java API reference somewhere for the 'Default' classes (DefaultJoinInterceptor, ...
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How to Develop Optimal Routes for Street Sign Inspections

We have been approached by our Public Works Department to try and optimize their routing for street sign inspections to improve efficiency and productivity. We are unsure of the best way to go about ...
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How to design a bus station query database schema?

We have bus station data, and we want to build an application which will provide the line/multiple line for a given start station and the end station. For example user try to get a bus line ...
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How to extend OSM2PO with ferry durations?

I would like to have the ferry duration [1] taken into account, when transforming OSM files to SQL. But I'm not sure if I need to write my own waytagresolver, or it is possible to simply add it to ...
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Route through water polygons

I have a water-polygon grid shape file as shown (Each grid is 1latx1long): I have created this in QGIS and files (coastal lines and land polygons) selected from http://openstreetmapdata.com/data ...
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How to avoid intersection in pgRouting

I'm a newbie in pgrouting. I want to create a web-app with routing function. I want to ask how to avoid a road intersection with pgRouting? For example, there are some traffic jams happened in several ...
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Network Analyst: Grouping Points by Location

What I am trying to achieve is pictured below, but programmatically. I have a table of 400 locations from which I eyed out an equal amount of points and divided them into 3 routes with Zip Code ...
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Calculating walking routes along a network(ArcGIS)

I've created a network consisting of footpaths, dirt tracks and junctions. I would like to calculate a route using network analysis by giving ArcMap the time and walking speed that the route should ...
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Adjusting GPS collected data to a polyline shapefile

I am collecting data from a GPS that is attached to a car. When I display this data in a map, the set of collected points are supposed to match with the street shapefile. However what I see in my map ...
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How to develop a fastest road website?

I need to develop a website to find the fastest road between two points (just like google map) What kind of technologies I need to use? What are the components of this project (database, website, ...
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ArcGIS REST API Routing offsets

I'm having trouble with the ArcGIS json responses The geometry paths make no sense to me, they appear in the wrong place, relatively to each other they seem correct but they are not in the correct ...
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Automate map creation for 50k unique routes

I have a table with 50k entries. There is a to field and from field with location in either lat/lng or street address. All these location are in the USA I would now like to automate the creation of ...
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Does osm2po find routes of alternating modes e.g. car, ferry, car

I loaded europe-latest.pbf into osm2po using the default osm2po.config and java -Xmx8g -jar ../osm2po-4.6.9/osm2po-core-4.6.9-signed.jar prefix=eu tileSize=x,c ../europe-latest.osm.pbf and looked at ...
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Simulating Random Agent Movements along Roads on Map

I need to simulate agent movements on map as follows: Agent starts a known location and moves along a road. At each road intersection, the agent uniformly chooses one possible road and moves along ...
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What alternatives do I have for Directions API other than Google Maps and MapQuest?

I need an API, other than the two below that, given the starting point and possibly the ending point, will re-order a list of waypoints by the shortest, fastest or optimized route: Google Directions ...
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How to aggregate values multiple from multiple points along a route as an attribute of it?

I have a route network with a "Name" field that identify every route. On the other hand I have a shape file of points. Each point corresponds to the number of people using a route at a time t. I would ...
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I need recommendations for route planning software, preferably open source

While not productivity per se, finding a solution to my specific issue will lead to greater productivity and a better use of my time. As part of my freelance business, I do real estate photography. ...
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Routing and Travel Time

I wish to generate highways network routings and travel times from trip pairs. The trip pairs are between the centroids of UK census Lower Super Output Areas. For each trip pair (perhaps 5,000 records ...
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Why does ArcGIS 10 Calibrate Routes give Error 000443?

I am trying to calibrate routes using points along them. Those points are represent counts of hikers per hour. I have done a spatial join between my route layer and my points to have the RouteID in ...
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How do I find the intersection of two polylines in PostGIS?

I have a set of road conditions reported for small segments of road, and I am hoping to determine the specific subset of each segment which intersect with a route along the road so that I can draw the ...
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Is it possible to route shapefiles using python and without ArcGIS, QGIS, or Pgrouting?

The question is pretty much in the title. Is there a way to route through a road line shapefile using python and some library without having to resort to converting the data into PostGIS/pgrouting or ...