Map Tile API Developer's Guide

Normal Day Transit Map Tile

This article shows a request for a transit map tile.

User story

The user wants to obtain an image showing a transit map tile (public transport) for an area east of Vincennes (a suburb of Paris). The tile requested uses the map schema, indicating public transport lines.

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} [13/4152/2818], see also The Mercator Projection
  {size} [256], see also size
  {format} [png8], see also format


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


The response to the request delivers the following image:

Figure 1. Normal Day Transit Map Tile