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Summaryanchor icon

This tool calculates and plots the fastest route between points, by the chosen method of transport. It returns complete multi-modal turn-by-turn directions.

Only the key parameter fields are configurable. The more complex parameter fields (available in the Advanced tool) take standard, sensible values.

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ParameterDescriptionData Type
Departure LocationsThe point layer of departure locationsPicklist
Travel ModeMethod of transportPicklist
Time ZoneTime zonePicklist
Departing / ArrivingWhether the chosen time will be a departure or arrival timePicklist
Departing / Arriving TimeThe departure or arrival time. This will get updated as per the time zone selected.Calendar Format - dd/mm/yyyy hh:mm
Arrival LocationsThe point layer of arrival locationsPicklist
Output Style1. By travel time - returns one linestring per end-to-end route, colour-coded by total journey time
2. By transport type - returns one linestring per route segment, colour-coded by method of transport
3. By journey – returns one linestring per end-to-end route
Picklist
Output LayerWhere to save the output layer – NB must be saved into the project GeodatabaseFolder connection

Things to noteanchor icon

The information generated in the Attribute Table differs based on the Output Style selected:

  1. By transport type – generates detailed turn-by-turn directions, with one line for each leg of each route

  2. By travel time / By journey – generates a summarized output, with one line per end-to-end route