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

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Different results in OD Cost Matrix analysis and Route analysis

I am using OD Cost Matrix layer in order to find distances between many origins and destinations points. It works fine, but I want to make sure the results make sense, and since OD Cost Matrix can ...
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How to compute the smallest network that connects all points using PostGIS?

I have a set of postgis scripts which generates two tables - one of a set of points and the second a set of roads which surround them. All data is in the same projection and both outputs are stored in ...
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Getting all possible directions from a geo point in osm2po

Wanted to share some of my code I use to get all possible routes from a random geopoint in osm2po. Graph graph = loadGraph(); OverlayNode node = new OverlayNode(lat, lon); if (node.snap(graph, ...
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Selecting elements from network with shortest path in QGIS?

I have a network of vector elements (let´s say 70 elements) that are connected in each node. Actually, it is a pipe network built with the help of GHydraulics ...
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Adding last stop to a route before the End Depot

Using ArcMap 10.3 Advanced I'm using a network analyst vehicle routing problem to attempt to solve a routing solution. I have a start and end depot which is the same, but before the route reaches ...
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How I can use TSP function in pgRouting 2.0?

I've spent years working with pgRouting and so far he had solved the problems I had needed. With the change to version 2.0, things improved, everything was much more organized and new algorithms that, ...
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Best flow routing algorithm for determining location where spill enters stream?

What would be the best flow routing algorithm for determining the quickest (and by this I suppose I mean shortest) path that a spill would take when traveling to a stream? My best educated guess ...
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Create an optimized point layer derived from a road layer so that the driving distance between each point is x

Consider a classic state-wide or country-wide roadway network. I want to create a point layer, where each point is on the roadway network. This point layer will have each point separated by its ...
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Use osm2po to extract additional tags

We would like to improve our bike routing to also incorporate, for example, the information on the surface of the used streets. I don't quiet get how I should use the Osm2Po plugin in mechanism. I've ...
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Determine when heading off course

How does google or other map providers with routing capabilities determine when you are not staying at the right course? I am trying to figure out how to implement this feature in my gps that I am ...
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Algorithm to scan a road network geometry using directions service

Let's suppose there's a Directions Service which, given a pair of points, returns the geometry, along the network, which best connects those points (which are previously projected - "snapped" - to the ...
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Solve for alternate routes without barriers or additional stops in ArcGIS Network Analyst?

I created a network dataset using ArcGIS Network Analyst. I have one start and one destination point. I want to find the three shortest paths from start to my destination (find three shortest paths ...
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Is there a geoprocessing tool that I can use to find the closest road to a point on a map?

I have a Network Dataset layer that I use to perform routing. Even if a starting or ending point is not near a road in the Network Dataset layer, I still want to perform routing using those points. ...
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How to find routes between for each entry in a list of point pairs?

I have a postgis database with two tables. In the first table I have linestrings of a street network. The second table has points that are located on the street network. What I want is to find the ...
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How to calculate travel time along a rail network in ArcGIS 10.3?

I have a custom railway line network with stations in ArcGIS 10.3. The numbers between each station represent travel time between the two stations. I would like to be able to select a station and ...
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Generating points from chainage and offset

I have a polyline layer and an external csv containing road sign data. The csv has unique ID of the polyline, chainage along each unique segment and an offset. I have access to ArcGIS, MapInfo and ...
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How to create a service area using both streets and buslines in the same network?

I want to create a network analysis more difficult. Therefore, I want to calculate a Service Area around hospitals next to busstops. But: The network does not only consist of roads and ...
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delete the markers in routing mode of MapQuest

I am using MapQuest plugin for LeafletJS. After it draw the map, it sets a marker on each stop point on the route, e.g: A, B, C, D, etc. Is there a way to remove those markers, I just need blue ...
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stall-on-demand for contraction hierarchy routing: explanation with sample code needed

I've implemented a contraction-hierarchy routing system, which now works well, and I now need to add the stall-on-demand technique to speed it up; as explained here it can reduce the search space ...
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Seeking free nautical route planner

Not actually a route planner, but it amounts to the same thing. I want to know the distance a vessel at sea must travel between two points. Obviously this isn't just a straight line thing, if there ...
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GeoJSON to routing graph

What are the best automated ways of placing the nodes and edges of a routing graph using the GeoJSON data of a multi-level building? What other data is needed (area layout, accessor directions etc)?
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Routing ensuring all areas are touched

I'm making a web application with leaflet and OSM. It's all going well, but now I need a little help. I'm searching for a good routing engine, that's capable of creating the most probably taken route ...
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ArcGis Rest Vehicle Routing Time Problem

I am using the ArcGis vehicle routing rest service. It works fine until I add in the EarliestStartTime for my route, then it no longer assigns the orders to the routes (delivery windows and breaks ...
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How to create a routable road network from Ordnance Survey data?

I've been following the "Beginners Guide to pgRouting" in an attempt to create an in-house application that provides drive-time isochrones. I have a server, postgreSQL and PostGIS and pgRouting - no ...
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Why do classic google maps and the modern google maps show different types of driving times?

As I am currently working on a project, where driving times are quit important, I've noticed that classic google maps and modern google maps show different types of car driving times. While the ...
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What can I use to calculate drive times /with/ traffic considered?

I am looking to obtain drive times for a large list of addresses and want the results to take traffic conditions into consideration. For example, drive times from a distribution centre to a store at ...
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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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How to calculate the optimum bus route using pgrouting?

My setup for my web page is OpenLayers, Postgresql/postgis and pgrouting. What I do not understand is how I am going to do the routing.I have read many tutorials but I don't understand what my next ...
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st_startpoint(the_geom) returning empty values

When I upload a shapefile to PostgreSQL using the QGIS tool I can create the routing topology following this tutorial without any problem. But when I use the PostGis Shapefile Import/Export Manager ...
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Prefer Straight Routes for wayfinding?

Is there a way to prefer straight roads in network analyst rather than going through zigzag routes (i.e creating straight forward routing instead of really going through the shortest path)? I am ...
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How to generate all possible routes between two points?

I have a network dataset in ArcGIS and I need to generate all possible (not only the shortest one) routes between two given points (A, B). Is it possible to do it with the Network Analyst? Or with ...
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Open Source solution to batch process shortest distance between points along road networks?

I have the locations geocoded (a fairly small dataset, ~200), but I haven't found a straightforward way to load these data into QGIS and perform network analysis between nodes. Any suggestions? ...
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How to create a Processing script using the shortest path algorithm?

I'm currently using the Road Graph plugin to find the shortest path in a road network - however, I'd like to put this to a processing script (to be used in a model later) and the Road Graph Plugin has ...
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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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Fast Offline OSM Routing Library to Replace MoNav (.NET)

I'm looking for a .NET replacement to MoNav. I'm currently calling a C++ MoNav DLL via COM and it works great--it's fast and memory efficient, and can both load itself and route across the country ...
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How to find a route given a set of noisy points

First of all, I'm a total noob to GIS problems. Let's say I have a set of noisy GPS points (tracked while driving) along a number of streets. Is there a way to get the most likely route that generated ...
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If do not want to use pgRouting then what?

Good evening fellow GISers, I am interested in creating an online routing application. So supposing I have all the data I want into a postGIS database and loaded onto GeoServer and I am willing to ...
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Grass, Route Finding with Elevation Limits

I've got GRASS (7.0) installed and I "play" with it on ocassion since I am far from a GIS pro. What I want to do is to find all road routes from a certain point limited by distance (path length, not ...
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Hierarchy not working in network analyst

I have created a simple network to test hierarchy. But apparently I am missing something. I have created an attribute for my roads called hierarchy and given it values of 1 to 3. The network is set to ...
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Leaflet - very basic, simple routing - OSM & Google Maps

I am using LeafletJS and I need to display the most basic route available, having many waypoints/stops (not enough to draw polylines though). This route is supposed to be for public transport in ...
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What is the best map provider solution for repetitive routing use?

[edit] What is the best solution in terms of cost effectiveness, stability & speed for running a lot of routing requests and comparing them. lots of times over and over? I understand now that it ...
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When computing flow direction, the D8 algorithm is used - are there major differences if others are used?

I am a student working with Hydrological models. Within these models we can route water across a DEM (within a delineated watershed or just within an un-delineated DEM) using many different flow ...
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Batch Mode Routing for Fastest Route Distance

I would like to run a batch process to derive the total driving distance between points, for a largish set of point-pairs. e.g. I would have data something like: Start_ID Start_Lat Start_Long ...
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Routing and OpenLayers: How would you connect a point to another through a 'road' node? [duplicate]

So my question is in a routing application,probably using osm as base layer, how do I get a line-string that goes through the road and not directly from one point to another? Is there any ...
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Route analysis in R based on the OSM transport network: possible?

I'm analysing the likely paths taken by commuters on their way to work, based on Census flow data, job density distributions and the transport network. At the moment I'm using pgRouting and the ...
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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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Multipoint routing logistics software solution?

I work for a state health program and am looking for the most efficient way to route inspectors from restaurant to restaurant. This is something like the travelling salesman problem, but with ...
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Calculate shortest path between each lat/lon point in one table and each lan/lon point in another in Postgresql

I have two tables, both of them have only 2 columns. The first one contain only latitude and longitude coordinates of my source points and the other one only latitude and longitude coordinates of my ...
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What Open Source Packages are available to provide routing

I am looking for ways to validate mileage charged by our contractors. They are paid from a central location to a customer, and then from the customer to a drop off location. I use QGIS for a bunch ...
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Calculating the fastest routes and some points on the same time

I have two drivers and each driver has a set of about 15 locations where they need to drive to on a single day. Calculating the shortest route for both drivers is not the problem (using a matrix ...