Table of Contents
- Optimizing Organic Waste Diversion Using a Vehicle Routing Model
- Setting up Your Workspace
- Preparing the Data
- Skill Drill: Clip the Roads Layer to the City of Eureka
- Skill Drill: Add a Time Cost Attribute to the Roads Layer
- Skill Drill: Adding XY Data
- Skill Drill: Geocoding an Address and Creating a CSV Table to Import As XY Data
- Creating A Network Dataset
- Setting up a Vehicle Routing Problem (VRP)
- Loading Orders into the Model
- Loading the Depot into the Model
- Adding Route Parameters into the Model
- Adding a Route Renewal into the Model
- Adjusting the Analysis Setting of Model
- Running the Vehicle Routing Model
- Skill Drill: Adding a Second Garbage Truck to the Model
- Skill Drill: Adjusting the Model to include Rear-Loading Trucks
- Skill Drill: Creating a Map of the Results
Skill Drill: Creating a Map of the Results
You should be familiar with the steps needed to create a map layout of your results. Design a map for use as a figure a report or summary. Ideally, the map should be designed at a size of approximately 6 or 7 inches wide. Include a north arrow, a scale bar, and a legend. The map should Include the garbage dump, the businesses, and the two rear-loading routes with a separate color for each. You can change the colors of the routes in the layer properties symbology tab.
Locate and download the Humboldt County boundary. Add it to the map as a background layer. Change the dataframe background color to blue.
When your map layout is complete, export the map as a PNG file with a resolution of 300dpi. Save the file in your final folder.