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Up and down slope

Question asked by surabhi1234 on May 7, 2015
Latest reply on May 7, 2015 by jborgion

Hello all... I’m trying to analyze bike routes (based on shortest time/ ease of commuting) from sources to destinations and I’m using network analyst’s closest facility tool for the same. In the analysis I want to include slopes. Meaning if the bike path is taking a down-slope, the average speed of the commuter will increase and if it goes up-slope the average speed will be decreased by some factor. In have a contour map and have created TIN. I used the TIN to extract z values to junctions (points) and spatially joined these z values to the street data. Not sure how to proceed after this. How do I make the program identify up or down slope while deriving the shortest/easiest routes.

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