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Making your own custom layer is probably one solution to solve that issue. But yes, i agree it would be a hell lot of work. Another option would be to draw your own curves (bezier, b-spline or something like that) based on the geographic coordinates. I have no idea if that looks nice, but I could imagine that the result would not be too bad and it is ...
Clearly a bit delayed, but this question: How to make radial flow map showing curved lines over short distances links to a great article by Esri called Creating radial flow maps with ArcGIS that will help answer your question. Using the techniques described in the article, you can use the XY to Line tool in order to create your curved map. I put together a ...
Have you tried using the Dissolve tool? toolboxes\system toolboxes\data management tools.tbx\generalization\dissolve I've used the tool for polygons in the past, and it just did a good job for me with a multi part line.
It doesen't seem to be smoothing but rather removing of outliers you are looking for. Maybe you will find some help in this discussion: What algorithm should I use to remove outliers in trace data?
We just released an API which does precisely that: map-matching : TrackMatching . It is working on the OpenStreetMap network but can be adapted. It might be useful for your application depending on the data/sampling/network coverage.
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