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

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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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Marine Traffic Routes Data Set

We are planning to implement a routing application to monitor marine traffic. The issue is that we either need a data set that has international sea traffic routes data or a clear definition of it. ...
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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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Route with waypoints less than one meter apart [closed]

How do I get a route from a mapping service with way-points every meter or less, preferably using an API?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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QGIS Python Script - Routing along Waypoints [closed]

I used Anita Graser's script point_layer_to_route.py which worked like a charm until I updated to 2.6. With QGIS 2.6 I always get objects without any features. Can anybody tell me if he/she had 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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Alternatives to pgRouting

I was wondering if there are any alternatives to pgRouting tools. Thinking about it for a bit, I think the only alternative is to use R or RPY to do the analysis. Basically I'm trying to solve ...
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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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Open Trip Planner rest api request

following this tutorial I set up a Open Trip Planner (version 0.11.0) stand alone server. It works very well at http://localhost:8080/index.html and for example at ...
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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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In a WPF Runtime Routing application how do I perform routing based on distance and cost, using a score as an impedance?

I have an SDK for WPF Runtime application that performs routing. The network dataset that I'm using is overlaid with polygons that represent areas of various degrees of threat. The threat is ...
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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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GTFS import and pgRouting

I know there are some questions out there already. I'm looking at a fresh approach. I found the gtfs2pgrouting project from pgRoutings' GitHub page. But it's three years old and doesn't work with ...
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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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Using Traffic with Network Analyst VRP

To the best of my understanding, setting a specific day under Analysis Settings for the VRP uses the Routing_ND historic traffic information. Is there some step I'm missing to enable traffic? I've ...
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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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European road usage statistics per highway

I'm looking for an open data source which features the amount of cars per road per day or per year for Europe(!). I've found several national reports, which are only available as PDF and as such a not ...
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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 ...