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I am looking for a way to produce a time-space map in QGis or ArcGIS. See an example here.

As input data, I have a city in the centre of Germany with travel times to some other cities around it. I am looking for a way to deform the "normal" geographic map of Germany to show the travel time instead of distance.

Any idea on how to do that with QGIS, ArcGIS or other GIS ?

  • cartograms? QGIS anitagraser.com/2010/11/13/… – Mapperz Aug 14 '15 at 14:42
  • do you want to move things closer to / further away from the city, depending on travel times, and warp the map around the repositioned cities? – Steven Kay Aug 14 '15 at 19:23
  • Yeah, thats pretty much my intention. Citys come closer/further depending the travel times between them – Mart T. Aug 15 '15 at 15:23
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    I think you will have more luck getting an answer to this if you reduce the scope of your question to either QGIS or ArcGIS for Desktop. At the moment I suspect it is falling between the cracks of the two sub-communities. – PolyGeo Sep 6 '16 at 8:13