Map Tile API Developer's Guide

Traffic

The user wants to obtain a map tile displaying the current traffic conditions in a part of London.

Request for a Traffic Map Tile

In this request, traffictile specifies the response image is to contain traffic conditions.

https://1.traffic.maps.cit.api.here.com/maptile/2.1/traffictile/newest/normal.day/15/16358/10898/256/png8
?app_id={YOUR_APP_ID}
&app_code={YOUR_APP_CODE}

Response to Traffic Map Tile Request

The response contains the following image.

Figure 1. Traffic tile for a Part of London

Request for a Traffic Only Tile

The code block below demonstrates a request for a traffic tile, using the flowtile resource.

https://1.traffic.maps.cit.api.here.com/maptile/2.1/flowtile/newest/normal.day/15/16358/10898/256/png8
?app_id={YOUR_APP_ID}
&app_code={YOUR_APP_CODE}

Response to Traffic Only Tile Request

The response contains the image below.

Figure 2. Transparent Traffic Tile for a Part of London

Request for a Traffic Map Tile with Minimum Traffic Congestion Level

The code block below demonstrates a complete request for a traffic map tile where no free flow is rendered.

https://1.traffic.maps.cit.api.here.com/maptile/2.1/traffictile/newest/normal.day/14/8683/5379/256/png8
?app_id={YOUR_APP_ID}
&app_code={YOUR_APP_CODE}
&min_traffic_congestion=heavy

Response to Traffic Map Tile Request with Minimum Traffic Congestion Level

The response contains the following image.

Figure 3. Traffic Tile with Minimum Traffic Congestion Level "heavy"