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

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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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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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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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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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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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Creating drive time polygons using open source tools

Is anyone using open source tools and/or data to generate drive time polygons that radiate out from a given location? For example, I have used ESRI products like Network Analyst and Business Analyst ...
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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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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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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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Calculating Speed of Android device in Navigation mode using ArcGIS Runtime SDK?

I am working on a Navigation App and I am using ArcGIS runtime sdk for this. It looks pretty straight forward and I was able to create a simple app. Now I want to calculate the speed of the device ...
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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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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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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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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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Which tools and methods can be used to create isochrones?

I'd like to get an idea for what's involved in creating isochrones for a series of sites, with a reasonable degree of accuracy to the estimates. A general outline would be great, though my scenario ...
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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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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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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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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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Cartographic techniques for symbolizing routing data

Some common problems with displaying routes created from street data, such as bus routes, include: Routes may overlap themselves, such as when a route takes the same road in opposite directions ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...