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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to route railcars along railroads?

I'm very new to the world of GIS, but I'm learning a great deal from this site, as well as others. I fell like this should be 'easy' but I need to be pointed in the right direction. I'm trying to ...
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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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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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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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calculate slope for a road network

I am working on a road network for routing operations using postgis and QGIS. I am new to both of these tools and need to calculate the slope for each edge (by retrieving the Z value for the start ...
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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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Is there an open source directions webclient for pgRouting like the directions API from Google?

I am looking for an open source webclient with (Google) directions functionality (like draggable lines to create extra waypoints) based on an pgrouting database (with an osm2pgrouting topology). I ...
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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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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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Finding optimal network with python and network analyst in arcgis 10.0

Hello GIS StackExchange, I'd like to know if there's any way to find the shortest distance across the diagonals of a polygon. I am creating a network analyst solution to determine the most cost ...
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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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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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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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Network Analyst directions window options

I have created a vehicle route problem with multiple route zones with one depot in each zone. Each zone has a pickup route that delivers to the depot in the zone. Some addresses have special ...
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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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Symbolizing route data [duplicate]

I'm working on a project that routes various modes of transport to one location (a school) in Arc Map 10. I have about 400 routes, so there is a significant amount of overlap as they near the school. ...
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Reinventing the wheel: Public Transit System

I'm building a public transit service in South Africa, and I initially started the project on PHP and MySQL. I've managed to get far with the simple stack, with: Routing algorithm in PHP Data ...
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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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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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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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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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Assessing OpenStreetMap coverage for international routing

I posted the following question on the main StackOverflow website, but was informed that I might get a better response here. Hence I'm copying it below. Note however, that I have an active bounty on ...
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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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How to correctly convert data from OSM with osm2po to use it with A* algorithm?

I want to make my A-Star fast, by using heuristics. At the moment it is very slow and even slower than my Dijkstra. I thougt A-Star is in the worst case as fast as Dijkstra. I convert my OSM bounding ...
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Libraries to navigate and choose path based on congestion level?

I'm trying to develop a system to get best path to travel user based on road traffic (congestion level). Functionality of the system should be provide least congested path for traveler given ...
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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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Looking for pedestrian-specific routing engines

Most of the applications providing pedestrian routing I see are sufficient for many needs but not optimal: you cannot cross open spaces like town squares, routing is in the middle of the street etc. ...
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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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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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Does OSM2po handle squares and places?

OSM2po is converting data from OSM to postgresql. But how is it handled with places or squares? Not every places, square has pedestrian way routes on it. But for routing I need nodes and pedestrians ...
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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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Where can I get free nautical route planner Data?

Please read - and understand - before closing; I do not yet have an answer. Thanks. I made a mistake. I phrased my original question so that it could be answered by recommending an application. It ...
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Looking for best practices for determining turn penalties

Shortest path routing will often return routes with a lot of turns (zigzag shape). If you want to get routes with fewer turns, you can use turn penalties to make turning more "expensive". What are ...