Questions tagged [route]

Route may refer to: Route or thoroughfare for transportation. Route number or road number; Trade route, a commonly used path for the passage of goods

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Calculating optimal routes while touching all available roads in ArcGIS network?

For preperation of the winter season we want to calculate the most optimal routes for sprinkling salt on the roads. The analysis knows the following criteria: vehicles start and stop at a single ...
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What are the existing datasets of world maritime routes?

I have a list of cargo ports of all over the world and need to show some port-to-port trips on a map, and also to compute lengths of these trips. For that, I need a dataset of actual maritime routes (...
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US Tiger or Open Street Map Route Data: One Way Street & Intersection Data

We're building a U.S. street routing application (finding paths for cars between two or more locations using public roads) and would like to use open source data US Tiger Data or Open Street Map or ...
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Creating all possible polyline routes connecting many point locations around polygon obstruction using ArcGIS Desktop?

Lets say I have 30 ports on the west of an island, and 30 on the east, and need to calculate all possible shipping distances between each and every port, with the routes having to steer around the ...
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Walking route that covers the largest area in shortest distance

I regularly need to walk across field searching for bird nests. The field are often squares or polygons and the bird nests could be anywhere on the ground in the field. To stand the best chance of ...
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Adding Route Shapefile (PolylineM) to QGIS?

I'm new to QGIS (and to this amazing forum as well) and I already have an issue : I received a Route Layer in SHP format (PolylineM). I've easily loaded this file into QGIS but it doesn't seem to ...
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GPS integration with multiple waypoint routes

I'm building a system that needs to get the output of a route optimizer into the hands of a driver who intends to make deliveries on that route. Whilst I can supply this to the driver as a printed ...
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Finding points along a path

I am unsure of the best approach to this problem. I can think of some ways of doing it which I will list below but I am looking for the best and most efficient way of doing this. Problem Given a ...
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Difference between Trip and Route in Google Transit

I am developing a transit webapp using Google Transit, while referring to documentation, i see two different datasets (trips.txt and routes.txt) but i can't clarify the difference between them.
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Travel planning - Finding farthest points of a polygon

I’d like to organize a tour around the lake with 2 objectives: maximise the length of shores to view minimise travel distance In order to do so I can: Pick 2 most remote points on the lake in ...
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Animate panning map in QGIS?

I want to create a short video illustrating the route of a proposed road by starting the map in one position, then panning to a number of other points. Is this possible in QGIS using the time manager ...
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Calibrating routes gives interpolation error in ArcGIS Desktop?

I know that copy a question is not exactly great way to ask on this forum, but my situation is exactly the same as this unresolved issue on the (closed) ESRI forum: I have a stream centreline (...
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How to route over (partial) edges in pgrouting?

I have made a route planning system (based on shortest path using A*) like the Google directions service using pgrouting and google maps. It includes clicking on the map to generate waypoints, ...
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Summing attribute values of overlapping polyline portions in QGIS 3.0.3

Note: This is basically the same question that I asked before in Summing attribute values of overlapping polyline portions in ArcGIS Desktop?, but this time, I'm trying to solve the same problem using ...
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Travel time calculator QGIS

I will try explain this as best I can. I have a point on a map and I want to create buffers surrounding the site; for example, 10Km, 20Km 50Km. This is easy. But I also need to show buffers for ...
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Display lines which share segments by offsetting them only where they overlap?

Background: As part of a route selection process I have multiple route options which often share segments. I need to keep the underlying data correct while displaying all routes in a way that they ...
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finding a location on a line using a point and a relative distance with arcgis js api

The problem I'm trying to solve is to find a point on a line given another point on the same line and a distance from the same point. I've been looking on the various RouteTask examples but they ...
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Solving Traveling Salesman-like Problem

I own a (very) small appliance service company. It's just me. I cover roughly a 20 mile radius from a my office. Customers can sign up on my website for service calls anywhere within my service area. ...
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Calculating shortest route distances when FROM and TO are off road

I have a shapefile of ~10,000 groundwater wells, a shapefile of ~7 points of interest, and a comprehensive road network. I am looking to create a single distance value for each groundwater well that ...
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Shortest path to draw all polyline routes in geometric network without repeating

My problem is related to the "shortest path" problem, however it's slightly different in that I don't want to draw one path but to draw all paths without repeating any routes (as much as is possible). ...
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How can I move along a line (or path)?

Given a line (street, railroad, river...) I want to simulate a moviment inside this line. Example: See this picture: Say I'm in "Nagqu" and want to move to "Kunlunqial". In a time ...
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Create isochrone along a given road

I want to solve this problem : given a departure point given an arrival point given an amount of time In which areas can I go while coming from departure to destination in the given amoint of time? ...
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Creating individual routes from home to multiple destinations in ArcMap ModelBuilder with ArcGIS Network Analyst

I am trying to create individual routes from Homes to multiple Destinations. The unique ID is respondent in both the Homes and Destinations tables. I've created an iterative model in ModelBuilder ...
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Generating random points on a route

I am trying to generate random points on a route from one point to another. What I have till now is, given a source and a destination, I can get a route using Google's API. But how do I get the ...
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Using OSM for routes?

Does anyone have any tutorial, link, video etc on how I can use Open Street Map for routes? I know google maps and saw that I can easily do that. But this application will have an internal module and ...
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How to automatically generate a route between locations?

I need to create a route between 70-80 different locations or points in a map, I would like something a la google map, I select my origin and destination and it automatically generates a route between ...
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Polyline (route) search algorithm

I am developing a car-sharing application and I want to check if the approach I have is correct. I am using Postgres with PostGIS. I have a list of routes that users publish, where they indicate that ...
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I have a list of coordinates that make up a route - how can I easily render this shape on a map?

Additional info - I don't need this to be on a map - I just need the shape of the route. Is there anything that can return that shape easily? The list of coordinates are in an XML document and I'd ...
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Distance between points along polyline ArcGIS for Desktop (pt. 2)?

I read over the solution in Distance between points along polyline ArcGIS for Desktop? and I have a slight variation of that problem: I need to find the distance of each red point (transformers) from ...
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How to create Race Route with arrow directions and distance markers using ArcGIS for Desktop?

Anyone have any suggestions regarding how I would approach creating a race route with arrow directions and distance markers in ArcGIS? I could do it manually but I thought I recalled seeing something ...
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Finding distance between points in two different layers along route in ArcMap?

I need to find the distance between points in separate layers along a stream network. I have source sites for macro-invertebrates and sites where they are lacking. I need to find the distance between ...
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How to find records using a distance filter, in a table of Points?

My table fields are: POSIC (id, geom, dt_inclusion). DB is PostGIS. Data comes from a GPS Source, then i can create a route ordening the points by Date_Inclusion. So, lets say i have registries A,B,C ...
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Get current route segment from Route type using ArcGIS Runtime LocationListener?

I am trying to get the route segment on which I am currently navigating. i.e. I want to get the current route segment when onLocationChanged method of my LocationListener is called. A route is ...
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How to calculate the shortest distance for multiple source and targets using PgRouting?

I have a table with points and a road network which includes driveways (where you enter the highway). I want to find the point which is closest to a driveway. So I was thinking I can calculate the ...
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Computing driving directions in pgRouting/PostGIS?

I have calculated shortest route/path by using pg_Dijkstra algorithm in PostGIS and it is working fine. Now how to calculate driving directions from starting edge to end edge. I have gone through the ...
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Optimum Path finding (for Cross Country Movement) using TIN

I am working on path finding algorithm (using A*) for cross country movement (not for road movement) on map using grid based approach. Algorithm supports path calculation considering slope of terrain. ...
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ArcGIS - Locate features along routes returning double results?

I am using locate features long routes using a points layer and a routed polyline network. Each point has a unique ID. My end goal is to determine is a point is to the left or right of the line. ...
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Projecting Cross-Track distance on great Circle?

I have a route formed by some waypoints (black path) and I would like to project it over the great circle (blue path) connecting the starting and ending waypoint. With the work "project" I mean to ...
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Creating route (by hand) over a road shape in QGIS?

Is it possible to create a route placing some waypoints by hand? I mean, I don't want the program (QGIS) to link consecutive points with a simple line. I want it to link the points following the road ...
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How detailed should I make the shapes.txt for a General Transit Feed?

I am working on creating a transit feed with General Transit Feed Specifications in mind. I'm torn into how detailed the routes should be for the shapes.txt. Do I map just when the bus is on the main ...
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Using Network Analyst to retrieve the shortest bus route with many lines

I am trying to use the Network Analyst to find the "best" route from A to B using the bus line. I have just a sample of the whole line, but my main concern at the moment is to find the best (in terms ...
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How to draw route from OSRM on right road using OpenLayers?

Asking to OSRM for a route, OSRM is returning the geometry: "route_geometry":"ity_rArqlxIvTv|AoCrY" After decode them, I'm getting 3 GPS coordinates: 43.529557, -5.659434 43....
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Check if points that share attribute intersect polygons

How to check whether points started in red and ended in a blue polygon (and vice versa) while sharing the same attribute? To check if the first location of the unique ID is in one polygon and last in ...
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Road graph plugin in QGIS 3.2.2

Where can the Road Graph plugin be found in QGIS 3.2.2? It is not among the plugins.
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Building model that loops through several origin/destination points to create several different trip routes in ArcMap?

I have a Network Dataset ready to go for the streets of New York City, and from that I'd like to map out a table of individual taxi cap trips. From what I've been told, I should be using ModelBuilder ...
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Checking all 100 km routes through network for proximity to facilities?

I am only interested in software agnostic answers to this question. We're making a coverage analysis where we need to find out which sections of a road network are covered by EV charging ...
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Making Hierarchy “less strong” in ArcGIS Network Analyst?

I want to know a way where the Hierarchy in my network analyst doesn't influence that much. What happens is that when making shortest route it makes a 25-mile route, with the hierarchy it chooses to ...
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Efficient route planning between a set of points and with a set of people

I have the following use case: A company needs to make winter service at a set of addresses in a city. To be as fast as possible covering all addresses an efficient route calculation is required. ...
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How to use Time as a parameter in Network Analyst Service Area and Closest Facility

I have a road network downloaded from Ordnance Survey (Meridian 2, with A roads, B roads and Minor roads Merged into one shapefile and then built into a Network Dataset for use in ArcGIS' Network ...
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How to create a visualisation of the world's aeronautical flight paths?

I am a sculptor making a world globe art project, and I need a still image of the whole world’s actual air traffic routes to use as reference material. To be clear, I’m not looking for the ‘air ...

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