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Manage plans and projects

You can manage plans study area data, project study area data, and future buildings data for projects in the Plans and Projects section of the Manager.

Manage plans

There is no batch upload for plans. Plans are added individually in ArcGIS Urban and are available in the Manager, where you can configure them.

  1. Click the Manage button gear icon to open the Manager.
  2. Click Plans and Projects > Plans.

    A list of all the plans in your city appears.

  3. Click the ellipsis button next to the plan you want to configure to open the Plan Settings dialog box.
    • General tab—Edit the plan name, address, description, thumbnail, start and end date, web URL, and design context layers (web scene).
    • Scenario tab—Edit the scenario name, external layers, description, and capacity indicators, and add or delete scenarios.
  4. Click OK.

Manage projects

Projects can be added from a spreadsheet or a feature layer, and all project data (including projects added to ArcGIS Urban) can be configured in the Manager.

Add projects from a spreadsheet

Projects can be added from a spreadsheet on your computer. Your spreadsheet must be in a specific format. Download a template for your data, populate the spreadsheet, and upload it to the Manager by following the steps below. The fields in the template are case sensitive.

  1. Click the Manage button gear icon to open the Manager.
  2. Click Plans and Projects > Projects.
  3. Click the Add button and select From Spreadsheet

    The From Spreadsheet: Projects dialog box appears.

  4. In the dialog box, click Download template.

    An Excel file is downloaded.

  5. Add your data to the template. Do not rename any of the column headings.
  6. Save the file.
  7. Open the Manager and click Choose file.
  8. Locate the file on your computer and upload it.

    The Field Matching dialog box appears.

    Alternatively, you can drag the file onto the dialog box.

  9. Complete the field matching and click OK.

Add projects from a feature layer

Projects can be added from a feature layer (hosted) in your ArcGIS Online organization. Once the project feature layer is saved in ArcGIS Online, follow the steps below to add it to Urban.

  1. Click the Manage button gear icon to open the Manager.
  2. Click Plans and Projects > Projects.
  3. Click the Add button at the right of the projects table and select From Feature Layer.

    The portal item picker appears.

  4. Select the projects layer and click OK.

    The Field Matching dialog box appears.

  5. Match the fields correctly and click OK.
  6. Your projects data is added in table format. You can now configure each project individually.

Configure projects

  1. Click the Manage button gear icon to open the Manager.
  2. Click Plans and Projects > Projects.

    A list of all the projects in your city appears.

  3. Click the ellipsis button ellipsis icon next to the plan you want to configure to open the Project Settings dialog box.
    • General tab—Edit the project name, address, description, thumbnail, start and end date, web URL, and status.
    • Scenario tab—Edit the scenario name, external layers, description, and capacity indicators, and add or delete scenarios .
  4. Click OK.

Future buildings data (projects only)

Once the projects data has been added, you can add the future buildings data from a feature layer (hosted). The workflow is the same as Add projects from a feature layer (see above). Be sure to add the future buildings data to your ArcGIS organization to access it using the portal item picker in the Manager.