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

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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 ...
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How to match GPS collected data to routes on Google Maps?

I am using Google Maps to implement a GPS Monitoring system of data collected from vehicles. My problem occurs when the points and lines do not match with the route and cut through other streets and ...
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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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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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How to solve routes to offset points in Network Analyst?

The scenario is that there are points on a grid with intervals of 1000m covering an area of hundreds of square kilometres. I want to find routes on a road network to any one of these points. A road ...
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Constructing a Voronoi diagram using a complicated travel time metric

I have in my possession four sets of shapefiles: 1. Locations (points), around 1000 2. Roads (lines), each road has a speed attribute 3. Terrain (polygons), each zone also has a speed attribute 4. ...
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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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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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Shortest raster path

I am trying to create a path from the blue square to all the green dots. The blue square represents an existing road and the green dots represent centroids of forest stands. The total path distance ...
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REST backend framework for routing?

I'm looking for a framework in Java or PHP to use it as backend for a mobile application. It should (if possible) implement REST services, geo functions for routing and CRUD services. I found the ...
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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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How to start Routino with current location?

I'm trying to develop a routing system, I'm using Routino as the routing engine...as anyone tried to instantiate the first marker (starting point) with the user current user location that can give me ...
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OSRM API - nearest point fed into routing

I am using the OSRM API to (1) determine the nearest point on a road segment from a give random point with http://server:5000/nearest?loc=_lat_,_lon_ The returned coordinates are used then as an ...
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I have n points, how do I find the closest one from a point p by road?

I'm currently working on a map with stores and clients. I want to find the closest store by road from a given client, with the aim of simulating the creation of a new store. Requirements: ...
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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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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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Create a network topology for pgrouting with grade separation

I have built a network using Ordnance Survey's ITN data and I can solve routes across the network. What I need is to build in grade separation topology for overpasses and underpasses on the network so ...
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Design a routing system

I am trying to develop an application, firstly web, later mobile, that builds a route based on points of interest, basically it should show the route and the points of interest and when the user ...
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How to get a feature that lies closest to a point in openlayers?

Im trying to perform routing with openlayers, geoserver and mysql. In order to get the start and end points, I need to be able to get a feature of the node layer (which has point features) that lies ...
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How to clip roads to exclude those within a flood zone?

I have OSM road network data in QGIS along with a shapefile showing the possible extent of a flood. My question is: is it possible to exclude all of the roads that are in the flood zone (so as to ...
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Calculating distance and/or time taken to travel from population centre to nearest hospital in QGIS

I'm trying to find out how long it would take to travel by car from each of the Lower Layer Super Output Areas (LSOA) in Norfolk, England to the nearest Hospital (or just what the distance is and I ...
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travel survey multi stop routing problem

I have a travel diary survey dataset that I am attempting to transform into more useful information. Currently, the data comes in the format of: Survey# , PlaceVisited#, TravelMode, TripPurpose, ...
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Will osm2po or other tools simplify links between nodes?

To make this clearer, I'm going to use the the word "section" to mean a length of road between two junctions/intersections. I think it is true that osm2po (under default user options) creates a graph ...
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Looking for best practice to connect multiple road vector line layers for routing (pgRouting) purposes

The Data I have: Bridges (line layer) Municipal_roads (line layer and does not include information in Bridges) State_roads (line layer that doesn't include Municipal_roads or Bridges) Question: ...
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Emergency Services: How to optimize routing by measured travel time?

I would like to optimize the service areas / catchment areas for an emergency service. Therefore, I have several measurement points on the streetmap, where people have stopped the travel time from ...
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Get Multiple Shortest Path using PgRouting in One Query

I am trying to get multiple shortest path using A* Algorithm available in PgRouting. I referred Solution given by UnderDark ( Link of the Stakoverflow Post ) . But it is not giving me proper Output. ...
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Displaying Highrise Delivery Routes

I have a geocoded address table for High Rise buildings in New York. If i'm trying to map delivery routes to a number of these locations, what would be the best and most clear way to display the ...
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Driving directions and multi-modal route planning service for a city with OpenStreetMap data

First off I'd like to mention that I've never come close to anything-GIS until a few weeks ago when I thought of this. So please expect some layman's questions. I'm looking to create driving ...
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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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3D Barriers, ArcGIS Network Analyst

I am trying to implement 3D barriers from a feature class into a network using a model, but I can't seem to get the resulting barrier to appear on the proper three dimensional plane. The feature class ...
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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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Which map provider offers information about restriction maneuvers for Venezuela?

I need to add turn restriction to my application. However, my map provider (Navteq) don't have this one for Venezuela and other countries.What other map provider could have this information?
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How to get route between Two lat/long using ArcGis Map in Android?

What I'm trying to do is have two edit boxes for source and destination. Based on those two locations I need to draw the route on an ArcGIS map in Android. Any ideas or suggestions would be greatly ...
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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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Network Analyst not working

I have network analyst installed as an extension in my arcGIS 9.3, but it just does not work!!! when I go to ArcCatalog, the option of new network data set also does not appear... :( I have to do this ...
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QGIS Routing between two Points without Roads

I'm using QGIS 1.8 and i need to analyze possible routes for roman roads. Is there a Possibility to show routes which comply special criteria, e.g. straightest way between two points, or path which is ...
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Creating routable network table in PostGIS

I am trying to create the routable network table, as per http://underdark.wordpress.com/2011/02/07/a-beginners-guide-to-pgrouting/. Everytime I do it in PostGIS extension, QGIS crashes. The area is no ...
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How do I apply Dijkstra's algorithm in Python with PostGIS data?

I have currently parsed OSM data, from a PBF file, into a pgRouting database with the use of osm2po, an excellent parsing tool. I don't however want to use the algorithms provided by pgRouting and ...
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Russian GIS Data

Which companies are the best suppliers of vector, geocoding, imagery, and POI data in Russia? Which companies provide a complete service (which includes the above data types and also routing, ...
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Is it possible to get the points used for the convex hull in osm2po?

I have a non-convex hull algorithm that I want to use for an app. With OSM2PO, it's possible to get a convexHull, but is there a way to get the points before the hull is constructed? More, it would ...
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calculate costs based on way difficulty

I am using Osm2Po to find routes between two points. I am trying to find routes based on the difficulty specified by the user. Basically, I would like to calculate the cost based on some parameter ...
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CloudMade Routing with Leaflet: route is not displayed

I am trying to consume the CloudMade routing API using Leaflet. So far, I have managed to pass points and receive a response, and parse that response into an array of points. The array of points is ...
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How to calculate heuristic shooting star algorithm?

I have a problem with the shooting star algorithm. It's my final project and I need some help. My question is how can I calculate the heuristic shooting star algorithm? I can use the pgrouting ...
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How to create a routing application with ArcGIS Server?

I have the task to find out what is necessary to build a routing application using ArcGIS Server. I am not a GIS beginner, but have had no experience with ArcGIS Server. As this project is at the ...
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Transit Routing using pgrouting as core routing engine?

i'm a student and i'm working on a project. the aim is given two sets of coordinates(origin & destination) route through the map to determine the optimum path using public transportation and of ...
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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 set up an OSM routing server

I would like to set up an OSM routing server on my LAMP stack. I am interested in doing a lot of of routing queries. I have a search function that is closely related to getting the driving distance ...
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How to calculate most efficient route passing through all the houses in the world?

I'm new to GIS. I need some help in determining the best or most efficient route, using a flying sleigh, through all the houses in the world. One of my coworkers told me that this site would be the ...
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Does multimodal network need a physical intersection between a point (terminal) and a line (rail or road)?

I have created a network dataset with rail, road, and intermodal terminals and set up the connectivity so that you can only travel in-between the two at the terminals. Terminals realistically can be ...
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Join two lines in one line

I have an array of Lines and I am using it to draw vectors in my map. I want to replace two superposed Lines (or have short distance between them) with one Line. Here is a picture that helps you to ...