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Questions tagged [road]

A road is a thoroughfare, route, or way on land between two places.

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Finding traffic data (Waze?) [migrated]

I'm looking annual traffic averages for as much roadway as possible. The state only has data on very major roadways. Is there a place to access open source data, which will provide a general idea of ...
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Mapping out railways from paper?

I have a physical copy of a map with railways that I want to import directly into ArcGIS (the network of railways), but I have no data on coordinates of any kind (it's a really old map but the lines ...
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Get the nearest distance between two points in a road network using GDAL/Shapely/NetworkX

I want to measure the distance between two points in a road network like this: I have the road WKT and also the points WKT. I know that I can measure this using QGIS (road graph plugin) or PyQGIS, ...
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Determining if Runoff Sinks drain to stream or drain to road?

I've tried using the linked method to determine area that drains to stream vs drains to road. For some reason when I run the watershed tool on the the raster representing stream and road features, I ...
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Breaking lines in PostGIS?

I have a roads table and I want to break the lines in the intersections like the v.clean tool from GRASS (I'm talking about how the break tool in the parameters works). How can I do the same process ...
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Creating a continuous raster road network using Polygon to Raster in ArcGIS Pro?

I have a polygon forest road network that I would like to turn into a raster. I have attempted to use the ArcGIS Polygon to Raster tool, but whenever the majority of a cell falls outside of the ...
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Static traffic visualization for certain streets with the help of historical traffic data, in QGIS? [closed]

The goal is to make a static map highlighting certain streets in a city that usually have high traffic (for example, highways and main roads). I am using OpenStreetMap for the city. The streets need ...
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Split to equal length option is not working properly

I have a road data (line vector) which consist of a few lines and I have the length of each line segment. I want to split it into segments of 100m. When I used v.split tool, apart from 100m segments, ...
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Digitize objects in a LiDAR point cloud?

I am working with LiDAR point cloud data of road networks. The goal is to digitize all visible objects like hydrants, streets, sidewalks. My input data is available in LAS or ASCII format. My first ...
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Recognizing when road is uphill and when downhill using QGIS?

How do I automatically recognize and cut roads of a great network in places when the roads are changing the path uphill and downhill using QGIS? I have a geotiff dem. Schematic truck's transport
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QGIS 3.2 - How do I join road segments together like they're shown in a Road Map/Atlas?

When I imported any of my Roads Layers ESRI Shapefiles from OS Vector District data into QGIS 3.2 using one of the pre-defined Road Symbol representations, I get a very poor result showing the road as ...
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Adding a new link to an existing road shapefile in QGIS [closed]

I have an existing road file of Auckland. I wish to add a new road to the existing shapefile so I can calculate a revised distance isochrone. However, when I add the new link, it is ignored by the ...
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Checking if road passes through a trapezoid?

I have a straight road defined by 2 points with latitude and longitude. I also have a trapezoid defined by 4 points with latitude and longitude. How do I check if the road passes through that ...
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PostGIS generate lanes for multilinestring map (ST_OffsetCurve)

I currently have a road network for specific area as multilinestrings. It only shows the road as a single line. I would like to generate lanes for that as well, using some kind of offset. The problem ...
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Getting width of road segment given its end points using Leaflet?

I want to highlight a road segment on a Leaflet Map. I have the coordinates of the end point of the road segment, so could plot it as a linestring. But the problem is how can I get the width of the ...
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How to tell if a geo-point is on a road

I am looking for a robust way to determine if a geo point (long, lat) is located on a road I am currently using openstreetmap overpass-api with the following query: way[highway](around:3.0, {lat}, {...
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OSM database and congested roads

I'm using San Francisco OSM database, which contains the name of each edge, the id source and id target of each vertex. I need to use the information of the most congested routes in San Francisco, but ...
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Seeking automated approach for categorising roads according to their designs using QGIS?

I have a shapefile comprised of polylines. The road segments are represented by lines that are between nodes. I want to categorise each road segment accordingly as they appear either as a straight ...
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Showing cumulative load by road segment using QGIS?

The picture shows the forest roads where wood transport is carried out by trucks. From polygons, logs (wood) are collected near roads and then transported. How do I show or sum cumulatively ...
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Linear Referencing of Street signs with the road segment

I have Street sign layer, which is a point data and a road segment layer, which is line data. These layers are no way connected by attributes but spatial fits perfectly together (But they don't ...
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For each row of GPS coordinates, get value from nearest road to coordinates and copy to said row using PostGIS? [closed]

I have two tables in my database; one contains a set of GPS coordinates of a car which have been converted to geom, and another containing Open Street Map road data, including the speed limit for most ...
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Identifying road segments completely cut off by polygon using QGIS?

I have a road network (black line) and I want to identify all segments that are completely cut off by my flood polygon (blue polygon). I have clipped the road network to get all roads within the road ...
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Extracting boundary ID in which polyline (Road network) runs using QGIS?

How to extract boundary ID in which a polyline(Road network) runs? My map contains road network runs in different Blocks and District, I need to extract Block ID and District ID. In QGIS
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how to create center-lines from amorphous-shaped polygons [closed]

I would like to create road-center lines for amorphous-shaped images as in the example. void area is shown with white and solid area is shown with black. So I would like to create a center-line for ...
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How to join attributes of points with several overlapping polygons?

I am making a road atlas using QGIS, where the pages overlap: I would like the intersection of the roads and the edge of each atlas page (for example, Point A and Point B) to tell which pages you ...
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Speeding up workflow of generalizing OpenStreetMap road data?

Whenever I want to use OSM data for medium scale maps (e.g. 1:200.000) I run into problems. On the screenshot below one can see the orange street that goes from north to south. It has the attribut ...
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calculate slope of lines between nodes?

I need to calculate the mean slope of roads between nodes with QGIS. I have a DEM and a vector (PostGIS) with the roads, nodes are additionally displayed as point shape and also contain an elevation ...
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Applying merge policies when merging features in same layer using ArcGIS Desktop?

I am trying to figure out how to merge line features within the same feature class such that particular fields will be summed. For example, in the following picture I have two lines that I wish to sum ...
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breaking road segments based on another shapefile in QGIS [duplicate]

I am using QGIS 2.18 and have a road celterline and a grid shapefile which I am using to create an atlas book. What I want to do is break each road at the edge of each grid that it crosses but I have ...
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How to calculate the distance between point and a polyline along specific direction? [closed]

I want to find the closest road for point star. By using the Near tool in ArcMap, I can get the closet distance a since the closest road is road 1. However, following the red arrow direction, the ...
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How are OpenStreetMap ways linked?

I'm using OSM API (overpy and overpass using Python3) to extract toll roads "toll=yes" in a certain search area (e.g. searchArea = California). The API spits out all the tolled ways in CA split into ...
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GIS roads data with maximum speed limit

I'm looking for street/roads data in California with maximum speed limit attributed. TIGER data doesn't have the speed limit data, and open street map data is only attributed at about 25%. I'm looking ...
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Find road network lines that don't intersect

in ArcGIS,am looking for a quick way to show the roads that don't intersect
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How can I classify GPS points with road type?

I have a road database in .osm.pbf format; I want, for a long list of GPS points, to classify whether they fall on (with a margin of, say, 20m) Highway: motorway, trunk, motorway_link, trunk_link ...
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Road Network Accessibility

I am working in qgis with 3 layers: one is road network and other is hospitals and locations of accidents , later two layers are as points, I want to figure out what accident location (points ) are ...
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How to draw a road and show slope with different colors (QGis)?

I found many posts here but no one was the solution for my problem. I would like to: 1.) digitalize forest roads, 2.) extract slope values from an underlying DEM, 3.) divide the roads into segments, 4....
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Search and zoom to street stretch: By NAME, FROM, TO

I have a streets feature class that has name, from, and to fields. Using this feature class, I want to zoom to locations such as these: Main St, from 1st Ave to 2nd Ave (single feature) Main St, from ...
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Joining multiple GPS traces to a road

I have multiple GPS traces (polylines) from cars. I would like merge them somehow to create roads. I don't have access to maps in this solution so basically I'm trying to create a poor man's map, with ...
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Identifying points on the intersection of three roads in PostGIS

I have two tables point and roads in my PostgreSQL 9.5 database. Some of the points lie on the intersections of three roads (line segments). The sample scenario is as follows: I want to identify all ...
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Merging close lines?

I downloaded some road network data derived from OSM by GeoFabrik, see the initial state: Near Székesfehérvár (Hungary), parallel lines are probably trunk or motorway roads. I would like to simplify ...
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Upslope and downslope distance or area using ArcGIS Desktop?

Is there a possibility to determine the surface area above the road and the surface of the terrain below the road or between two or more roads? I want to pull the trees down the hill and up the hill ...
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Compute the distance of some nodes using a road layer which are not exactly on the road

I have the road network of a region (downloaded from open street map as a layer) and a set of nodes (selected using google earth, saved as a KML file and finally converted as a layer). I need to ...
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Splitting a Polyline at intersections

How can I split a road network into different links splitting at intersections?? The whole network is in one single layer.
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Grouping roads based on existing condition and AADT? (QGIS) [closed]

For QGIS software, I have municipality service agreement roads and an end-plan to group the roads based on close proximity (roads and communities close together or close to each other and on the same ...
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Get values of terrain elevation of roads in QGIS?

I have one DEM raster layer with elevation values and one vector layer of the roads; same size, extension and CRS. I want to do what this guy did here: http://youarealegend.blogspot.de/2012/07/...
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Does OSM road segment has GPS information about the Intersecting roads in them?

I have been reading about OSM Road from accepted answers here like, how-to-split-osm-roads-into-individual-segments-at-intersections finding-all-segments-that-makeup-a-road-in-osm and my question, ...
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Does OSM Road segments contain intersections - reg

I was searching for OSM documentation online, but I couldn't find one. This is my question, In OSM(raw data format), does the road segment has intersections included in them. If so, are the ...
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Road Shield Labels not displaying properly

I am operating in ArcGIS Desktop 10.3. I have created three different road shield labels for the three main road types; interstate highway, us highway, state highway. However, the orientation of the ...
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Finding a route that ignores all “island” roads using ArcGIS Network Analyst

For many months I have been looking to get the distance from certain incidents/origins (wells) to the nearest facilities/destinations (rail car terminals) by road (trucking). I have used Closest ...
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Merging two road layers

I'm looking to merge two road layers. I am interested in the traffic volume in the second layer. The roads do not lay exactly on top of each other. The issue is that sometimes when there is an ...