The Generate GTFS Shapes toolbox produces a shapes.txt file for your GTFS dataset. You give the tool a valid, existing GTFS dataset, and the tool creates a new shape.txt file and updates the shape_id field in trips.txt and the shape_dist_traveled field in stop_times.txt. Alternatively, if you already have a shapes.txt file, you can use this toolbox to edit one or more of the existing shapes.
- Create a shapes.txt file for your GTFS dataset.
- Edit one or more shapes in your existing shapes.txt file.
- Start from a reasonable estimate of the shapes and use the editing tools in ArcGIS to make them perfect.
- ArcGIS toolbox - No coding is required to use this tool. Just add the toolbox to ArcMap and use the tools like any other geoprocessing tools.
- To simply use the tool, download the latest release and follow the included User's Guide.
- If you want to play with the code, fork it and have fun.
- ArcGIS 10.2.1 or higher with a Desktop Basic (ArcView) license, or ArcGIS Pro 1.2 or higher. (To run the ArcGIS Online version of Step 1, you will need ArcGIS 10.3 or higher or ArcGIS Pro.)
- If you want to generate on-street route shapes (as opposed to straight lines connecting stops), you will need either a Network Analyst extension and a network dataset or an ArcGIS Online account with routing privileges and sufficient credits for your analysis. Learn more in the User's Guide.
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