Transportation is the movement of anything from one location to another.

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Which Canadian province is better for studying GIS and finding professional opportunities: British Columbia or Nova Scotia? [closed]

I have a Business Administration degree and a Logistics MBA. My final project was a case study of eficiency improvements through ArcGIS routes in a local road transportation company. Suddenly I fell ...
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Where to download free transport and urban data for the capital cities in South East Asia (ASEAN)?

I'm currently looking for the transport (mainly public transport - rout lines and stop locations) and urban (public amenities, population density etc) data on the capital cities in South East Asia (...
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Public transport offline routing

Is it possible to make offline public transport routing? What services should I use and what steps are? I'm developing in iOS platform.
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Where can I find Hawaii public transit data?

I am looking for public transportation routes and stops for Hawaii public transit. So far I have found a shapefile for TheBus routes and stops for the island of Oahu from the state of Hawaii Office ...
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How do I determine which road segments get the most use?

To start, I should mention that I'm hoping to solve this using Network Analyst and (if I have to) Microsoft Access. I am also a poor programmer - my knowledge of python is limited at best. I have a ...
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Which Network Analyst tool(s) or other geoprocessing tool(s) would be useful for this analysis?

I have been doing GIS for a few years now but never Network Analyst so I thought I would give this a go. I've built a multimodal network. Question I want to solve: Using street center lines (walking) ...
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How to generate distance of paths for all points to nearest points in another layer?

I have a layer of polygons that is the source locations (buildings), a layer of lines that is the paths, and another polygon layer that is the destination location (parks). I want to add to each ...
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Isochrones for public transport [closed]

Is there a way to compute isochrones for public transport while using the plug-ins available in QGIS? Or is there another way for making them? Note: I am not a software engineer which means that some ...
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Manually digitizing roads vs. collapsing dual lines for centrelines

I am in the midst of doing a complete overhaul of our (abysmal) centrelines, and I was wondering how everyone creates their centrelines. We have a large rural area, and some of the roads meander all ...
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How to handle service roads off of highways?

I am setting up a road network for a our rural municipality in Canada, and I am wondering how to handle the service roads that run parallel to our highways. The buildings along these service roads ...
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Public transport drive times in Europe/ Germany possible with Deutsche Bahn?

Background: There are many data sources for calculating drive times for driving, walking or cycling, for example Google Maps DistanceMatrix, ESRIS WebServices (no bicycle at the moment) etc. They all ...
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Standardized format for contributing street closure data to navigation apps

I am wanting to put together an application that will digest georeferenced road closure data. I am wondering if any such format currently exists for notifying google maps or other navigation ...
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Source of ferry route data for UK

I'm trying to find ferry route geometry data for the UK, particularly around Scotland. Things I've found whilst looking: Ordinance survey ITN master map - this contains ferry terminals and logical ...
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What is the color standard for roads or Transportation for USA?

Are there color standards for US Transportation roads such as Interstate, County,, Interstate, local, private, state highway and other roads out there ?
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Finding Network Distance Between Specific Pairs

I have a data set that describes where users of a specific facility come from. I need to calculate the network distance between the facility and its users. There are about 9,000 origins going to about ...
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Can DARP be used for Non Emergency Medical Transportation problems?

I have a Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) business and am looking for the best solution that can automate the dispatching process. I looked over DARP and it seems fine. I need to know 2 ...
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How can I get a remote village transportation network from openstreetmap?

How can I get such a remote village transportation network from openstreetmap? nodes represent remote villages links represents public transportation tools, like buses Something like that: It ...
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How can I get public transport maps in WKT format?

I can get street maps from openstreetmaps.org (XML) and convert it into WKT with the tool osm2wkt. There are several people creating specialist public transport maps: The Transport Map layer on OSM'...
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Switching Costs in a Multi-Modal Network Database in ArcGIS

I am constructing a multi-modal transportation network using Network Analysis on ArcGIS. I have data on roads, railway, and rivers for the U.S. My goal is to calculate an Origin-Destination matrix of ...
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OpenStreetMap how to identify major ports

I'm quite new to OSM data. Can anyone help me with the best tags to use to identify major shipping ports? I'd like to be able to identify cities that have a significant amount of commercial shipping ...
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Where can I find road attribute and network for New York City?

Is there any possible to find the attribute of each road (such as road capacity, speed, longitude and latitude.) in New York City ? Thanks
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How to Predict demand on a bus route, considering variaton in kms and price?

If there is a route (line) modification, I mean change on distance; and also a change on the price for the user. How can I calculate the demand on the next year, considering seasonnality. What would ...
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European Rail Freight Map (shapefile or other ArcGIS format)? [duplicate]

I need European Rail Freight Map (shapefile or other ArcGIS format) for a GIS project. Does anyone have this data?
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Displaying buses from a transport network (newbie)

First of all, I'm noob in this subject so please give me some advice. I'd like to develop something like http://traintimes.org.uk/map/london-buses/#73 but with my own city. Unfortunately our MTA ...
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Downloadable historical traffic data?

I'm looking for historical traffic data on a decently large city. Specifically I need data points that can be used to infer the distribution of vehicle speeds across each road, but I don't want the ...
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How to calculate highway lengths using QGIS? [closed]

I need to create a network of highways in 8 states of the USA. Eventually, I need their length, the speed and if possible average daily traffic volume, I don't know how to extract this information. ...
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Road-construction (alignment) tools

Are there any tools available in any GIS environment for route alignment? To be specific, the tool should take a DEM and road-construction parameters -- distance and gradient, roadfill, drainage ...
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Choosing GTFS editor for creating and exporting routes?

I am a beginner and I need information about GTFS editors. I want to create routes,trips,patterns,etc... and export it to GTFS-format. I have setup locally two GTFS editors: TransitDataFeeder ...
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Los Angeles public parking lot polygons?

So, I'm looking for some relevant data to incorporate into my map, and one of them is public parking polygons. Is there such a .shp file with these data?
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how to make public transportation map?

I have collected the public transport routes and i want to map a map that looks like this. My problem is i am not able to show the shared segments as parallel lines. I have not been able to find good ...
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Isolating a street segment and assigning it a code

How should I go about making a map of alternate side of the street parking rules (in nyc?)? Does such a one already exist (I can't seem to find one)? If anyone is familiar with the transportation ...
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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 can I calculate the average speed in various legs of a bus route?

I'm working on analyzing NYC MTA Bus traffic data. There are numerous buses traveling along the route, emitting gps data at random locations. I have about 30k records with bus_line, vehicle_id, ...
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PostgreSQL: How to use more than one CPU?

I'm creating a real time traffic application. I read the AVL car data from a web service and insert the records in a PostgreSQL table. Then a trigger calculates the closest link and if there is a ...
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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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Map walking distance/time from transit stops

I'm working in QGIS and would like to show how far from a bus stop a pedestrian could walk along the street network in any direction for a specified set of walking times (5,10,20 mins etc). I have my ...
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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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Are there open source solutions for travel demand modelling?

I'm looking for open source tools for travel demand modelling (eg The four-step UTMS). Preferably in a GIS environment. That works well with Qgis, Grass and Postgis. My question is not related to ...
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Longitudinal and Latitudinal coordinates of interstate exits

I need to find the coordinates of all the interstate exits for some research. I'm not looking to code up a program that will do it for me, but I was hoping that someone had already done it and would ...
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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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How to make the thickness of traffic volume flow symbology proportional to traffic counts?

I can scale the bandwidth proportionally to the traffic volumes; however, I cannot show the directionality of the movements. Volumes for directional moves are stored in two different columns of a ...
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Network Analyst does not take oneway street from attribute table

I want to build a network dataset to calculate travelling times for buses (service area). I have on shapefile with the streets from my home town, which has a column intitled 'ONEWAY', with values of -...
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Where can I download Real time Traffic and weather data for the world?

Where can I download real time data for traffic and weather? I'd like to use it as an overlay on a mapping service of my choice (eg. Google maps, OpenLayers etc.)
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Problem Joining FAA raster charts

I am new to GIS and I am trying to place the North and South Salt Lake City aeronautical charts in QGIS. The problem I'm having is that there is a black section where the two charts should touch. Am I ...
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R packages for deriving spatial clusters from origin-destination matrix

I have a matrix of origin-destination flows and I am trying to figure out the best way to derive X number of functional spatial clusters from the data. I haven't done this particular type of analysis ...
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How to use OSM2PO for transit routing?

I'm using OSM2PO (4.6.9) for "classic" routing, I mean highway network and everything works fine. Now, I want to use it to route in a "transport" network, a bus network for instance. But I want the ...
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Where can I get public transportation locations for USA

I am trying to find a list of all public transportation/transit locations like subway stations, airports, bus terminals and bus stops for USA. Only major transit locations are required, rural bus ...
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Open Source solutions for building a Traffic Management System

I am trying to set an Open Source alternative to proprietry ITS (Intelligent Transportation Systems) The goal is to build a Traffic Management System for a middle size city center. Main requirements ...
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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. ...