I have a
sidewalk_inspection points table and a
sidewalk lines table. I want to do a spatial join between the points and the lines so that I can assign the ID of the nearest
sidewalk to the
However, it's occurred to me that I don't know how the spatial join works under the hood.
A. Join the points to the nearest vertex in the lines?
B. Join the points to the nearest segment within a line?
C. Join the points to the nearest centroid of a line (or centroid along a line)?