Map Tile API Developer's Guide

Fleet Tile

This article shows a request for a fleet map tile.

User story

The user wants to obtain an image showing a fleet map tile for an area west of the central station in Berlin, Germany. The tile is to show a normal day view of the map indicating public fleet information.

Note: Please note that the fleet tile use a custom map style.

Request Summary

The following list summarizes the elements required to create a request matching the user story and shows, in square brackets, how those elements are used in the example(s) below. Note that the request example also uses the authentication parameters.

Resource: maptile [maptile], see also (resource) type
URL variables: {map id} [newest], see also Requesting the Right Map Version
  {scheme} [], see also scheme
  {zoom}/{column}/{row} [16/35201/21491], see also The Mercator Projection
  {size} [256], see also size
  {format} [png8], see also format
Parameters: style = ?style=fleet, see also style


The code block below demonstrates a complete request for a fleet map tile.


The response to the request delivers the following image:

Figure 1. Fleet Tile