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

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Comparing routes

I am looking for a way to compare routes of 2 or more persons to be taken by car. Person 1 has a starting point A1 and a destination point A2. Person 2 has a starting point B1 and a destination ...
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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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Is there a way to calculate driving time/driving duration with google maps api without considering the traffic situation?

I am currently using this VBA-Code, written by Jamie Bull, to calculate both, driving distance, as well as driving duration, between approx. 1.500 villages and a specific shopping center, using excel. ...
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Implement a least cost path in a graph

I am trying to produce a routing functionality in a web-GIS that, given a start and an end point, will retrieve the least cost path taking into account points along edges representing major costs, ...
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problem transforming pgr route to a line - unexpected extra lines from St_MakeLine

I have created a line geometry from a pgr_dijkstra querry and I am getting an unexpected looking line in qgis. The following image illustrates the problem: The magenta line is the line created ...
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adding geometries to a source, target table for multiple rows in pgrouting

I am having an issue trying to perform the pgr_dijkstra algorithm and getting back a line in my table for multiple rows. I have a table that has a columns of source, target node id's but I cannot ...
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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 deal with direction in pgr_ksp (K shortest path)?

I am working on a android app for navigation with PostGIS and pgrouting. I have implemented pgr_dijkstra and its working fine. I am not considering direction in routing at this point and just want ...
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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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Can 'Source' and 'Target' in the roads table for routing be duplicate?

I am using pgr_ksp for finding multiple paths for single source and destination. I am wondering if 'source' and 'target' in a roads table are unique or not. because when i am doing routing on my road ...
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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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Add junction to a line which has not intersect with other lines [duplicate]

In the process of making network analyst , some lines do not have junctions since they do not intersect with others. Is this possible to give a line junction ( something like adding vertices in ...
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Tools to calculate routing distance

I'm working to a web application, and I need to calculate the routing distance (not the distance "as the crow flies") between a starting address and several final addresses. I don't need to render the ...
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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 engines/...
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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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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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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 calculate driving distance/time between two points

I am doing some analysis for our fire rescue department where we are comparing actual response times to fires vs predicted response times. The actual response time analysis is straight forward as I ...
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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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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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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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How to create an OD road distance matrix in QGIS?

I'm looking for the steps required to produce an origin-destination (OD) cost matrix. What I'm looking for is a matrix of road distances. The distance matrix tool only produces euclidian distances. ...
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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 be,...
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Adjusting GPS collected data to a polyline shapefile [duplicate]

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, etc)?...