Traffic API Developer's Guide

Requesting Traffic Flow Data with Road Shape and Road Class Filters


Example request additionally returning shape and functional class information:

Shown below is an example response in XML format. Note the <SHP> element and the FC attribute carrying shape and functional class information for the roadway corresponding to the given flow item.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<TRAFFICML_REALTIME xmlns="" xmlns:xsi="" MAP_VERSION="lD.CkO7u" TMC_TABLE_VERSION="oiqDtKM4iE" CREATED_TIMESTAMP="2014-04-17T10:16:04" VERSION="y" UNITS="metric">
    <RW LI="107-01073" DE="EMERSON AVE" PBT="2013-03-14T20:47:10Z" mid="0152c6dc-1359-4790-bbeb-41fed705275a|">
          <TMC PC="8354" DE="E 46TH ST" QD="+" LE="0.02346" FC="1"/>
          <SHP FC="3">39.8183517,-86.0836105 39.8184586,-86.0836105</SHP>
          <SHP FC="3">39.8184586,-86.0836105 39.8188705,-86.0836105</SHP>
          <CF TY="TR" SP="21.70" FF="26.80" JF="2.82049" CN="0.70"/>
          <TMC PC="8352" DE="E 38TH ST" QD="+" LE="0.52029"/>
          <SHP FC="4">39.8330688,-86.0837326 39.8342285,-86.0837173</SHP>
          <SHP FC="4">39.8342285,-86.0837173 39.835289,-86.0837402 39.8359108,-86.0837479 39.8363304,-86.0837402</SHP>
          <CF TY="TR" SP="31.52" FF="31.10" JF="0.0" CN="0.77"/>
          <TMC PC="5655" DE="IL-122/EXIT 15" QD="-" LE="4.16074"/>
          <SHP FC="1">40.3239594,-89.4540329 40.3242989,-89.4540405 40.3274689,-89.4541321 40.3372917,-89.454361 40.3400307,-89.454422 40.3411407,-89.4544601 40.3460007,-89.454567 40.3483315,-89.454628 40.3495216,-89.4546509 40.3530693,-89.4547424 40.3542404,-89.4547729 40.3577309,-89.4548492 40.3591003,-89.4548874 40.3633614,-89.4549866 40.3664207,-89.4550705 40.3713608,-89.4551773</SHP>
          <CF TY="TR" SP="65.00" FF="65.00" JF="0.0" CN="0.85">
              <SS LE="677.50603" SP="21.75" FF="12.02" JF="8.64613"/>
              <SS LE="364.78040" SP="48.91" FF="78.88" JF="9.50912"/>
              <SS LE="304.21572" SP="64.86" FF="60.19" JF="5.86003"/>

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