Traffic API Developer's Guide

Traffic Flow Tile Overlays

The user wants to obtain a traffic flow tile overlay for an area near Frankfurt, Germany. The area is identified using the [Z]/[X]/[Y] addressing scheme. The resulting tile can be used to provide a visual indication of the traffic conditions on the map.


The [Z]/[X]/[Y] values are 8, 134, and 86 respectively. The resolution (size) is 256x256 pixels and the format is png32.

Note: This example uses a HERE API Key to authenticate your request. For the available authentication options, see the Identity & Access Management Developer Guide.


The response to the requests for a tile overlay for an area near Frankfurt in Germany contains the following PNG traffic flow tile overlay image:

Figure 1. Traffic Flow Tile Flow tile request for Frankfurt.