Create a Local Government Network Dataset

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10-10-2018 03:08 PM
MelindaMorang
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Many local governments have detailed geographic data for their community’s streets and highways. But accurate transportation analysis, such as routing work crews or inspectors and assessing fire station coverage, requires a network dataset with correct network connectivity. One-way streets, overpasses, and speed limits affect the routes vehicles can take between streets, so your data must account for these variables.

We've just released a set of Tasks in ArcGIS Pro to walk you through a step-by-step process to help you clean and prepare your data, transform it into a provided schema, create a network dataset from a provided template, and validate the network.

Check out this post on the ArcGIS blog for details:

https://www.esri.com/arcgis-blog/products/arcgis-pro/transportation/create-a-local-government-networ...

Or if you just want to get started, download the project here: http://arcg.is/z1GrG

About the Author
Melinda is a product engineer on Esri's Network Analyst development team working primarily on ArcGIS Pro. She specializes in geoprocessing and python workflows and has a special interest in public transit.