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.

Request

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

https://[1..4].traffic.maps.ls.hereapi.com/traffic/6.0/tiles/8/134/86/256/png32
?apikey={YOUR_APIKEY}
Note: This example uses a HERE API Key to authenticate your request. For information on other possible options, see https://developer.here.com/documentation/authentication. For examples of how to use the other authentication options with the Traffic API, see Authentication Examples.

Response

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.