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Routes in Network Analyst from Origin-Destination table

February 03 2012 | 2 comments
Categories: Data Modeling

I have a table with more than 4,700 movements from, and to a town on a certain date. I want to create a route for each of them and be able to symbolize them (in movements, out mov. and within moves).

I my table, I have the coordinate pair (origin and destination) for each of them.

I tried to create an origin points feature class (in yellow on the attachment) and a destination points feature class (in orange on the attachment), but if I add them to my route layer in Network Analyst, I happen to have a single route with 9,400 stops. I didn't found a way to "join" them by OIDs and create 4,700 different routes (from my FC or my table). Can I do that with Network Analyst?

Mapping Center Answer:

When you load in pairs of Origin-Destination points for creating Routes between them, map their common ID to the Routename property during Load Location. In that way each pair (or more stops) will be grouped together and when you solve, you will get 4700 routes and not one route going through 9400 stops. You can find out more abou the Routename property in the Route Analysis section on ArcGIS Resource Center.

THANKS! posted by Francois Turcotte-Goulet on Feb 6 2012 12:32PM
Glad it worked! posted by Aileen Buckley on Feb 6 2012 12:32PM
Glad this worked for you!

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