This section provides information on the minimum setup required to quickly begin using the HERE Traffic Vector Tile API. For more detailed information on HERE account setup, project creation, app registration, and authentication, see the Identity & Access Management Guide.
Get a HERE account
You can get started with a free HERE platform account from the flexible HERE Base Plan. For more information, see the HERE Base Plan Pricing. Alternatively, if your company has already established a HERE platform organization, contact your organization admin who can invite you to join your company's organization.
Optional: Select the project you created in the previous procedure from the Default access to a project field.
Click Register. The HERE platform creates a new app with a unique app ID.
On the Credentials tab, select API Keys and then click Create API key to generate a maximum of two API Keys for your application authentication credentials. The API key is created and displayed.
Send a request
To send a request, follow these steps:
Select a zoom level value between 0 and 17.
Convert your latitude and longitude into col and row values. For more information, see Mercator Projection.
Request the traffic tile.
For example, the following command requests a tile with a flow layer using Mercator projection at zoom layer 11, with x and y coordinates at 1100 and 673 respectively in Map Vector Tile open specification format: