I am trying to join the information from a line to that of a point associated with that point. To explain a bit, it would be adding the information from a bus line to the associated bus stops with that line. The bus stops are not touching the line, so I was thinking about running a buffer to capture the bus stops, but some of them are very close to another and that would potentially add the wrong line information to the wrong point.

  • Have you looked into the "Near" tool? – Kingfisher Sep 4 at 17:10

If you have any data between the points and the lines that is unique and exists in both, then just do a join.

If not, then yes buffer and then use a spatial join. For the ones that are close probably fastest to just QAQC them if you don't have too many of them to look at.

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