Road Networks

Table of Contents

Why add a road network?
Preparing a Patchworks Road Network
Simplification
Densification
Final route access file attributes
Generating the Patchworks Route Model
Summary
Road model data files
Vertices.csv
Segments.csv
Destinations.csv
Linkages.csv
Road Network Data Model Example
Correcting Route Connectivity

This section will cover the preparation and assembly of the necessary files to create a Patchworks road network for your model. The files include the existing and potential roads within your study area, the mill (or destination) locations and the required road data files to link with your block dataset.

There are other important sections in this book that explain other aspects of the transportation model. Refer to the following sections if you are looking for specific information on: