rails: Download a national rails shapefile into R

Description Usage Arguments See Also Examples

View source: R/transportation.R

Description

National dataset for US railroads, including carlines, streetcars, monorails, mass transit, cog rail, incline rail, and trams.

Usage

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rails(year = NULL, ...)

Arguments

year

the data year (defaults to 2015).

...

arguments to be passed to the underlying 'load_tiger' function, which is not exported. Options include refresh, which specifies whether or not to re-download shapefiles (defaults to FALSE).

See Also

http://www2.census.gov/geo/pdfs/maps-data/data/tiger/tgrshp2015/TGRSHP2015_TechDoc.pdf

Other transportation functions: primary_roads, primary_secondary_roads, roads

Examples

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## Not run: 
library(tigris)
library(sp)

rls <- rails()

plot(rls)


## End(Not run)

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