I want to create a drive time area that gives me a polygon that shows places that can be reached within a given time. I teach a high school engineering course and we do so sustainable urban planning.
Example: I want to pick a place to locate a new neighborhood. It needs to be within 20mins of the fire dept, police dept, local hospital, and grocery store. How would I create a polygon showing the area the would satisfy the requirements.
I have done this already, but I think you folks will know a better way. My steps are:
Any links to examples or lessons would be helpful
My recommendation would be to do the following:
There's more customization available too - say for example, you wanted locations that were 20 mins from grocery stores and hospitals, and 20 mins from either a fire station or a police station, you could format the expressions in the tool to be something like this: