Traffic API

GET
Traffic Markets

The Traffic Markets Request returns a structured list of regions, or "markets", for which MapQuest provides Traffic data. The list is available in JSON or XML formats.

Resource URL

http://www.mapquestapi.com/traffic/v2/markets

Resource Information

Response Formats JSON, XML
Authentication Yes (Requires Key)
Rate Limited Yes

Request Parameters

  • key required

    The API Key, which is needed to make requests to MapQuest services.

  • outFormat optional, defaults to json

    Specifies the format of the response. Must be one of the following, if supplied:

    • json
    • xml
    Example: XML response

    outFormat=xml

  • callback optional

    A JavaScript function name. The JSON-formatted response will be wrapped in a call to the supplied callback function name to provide JSONP functionality. This functionality might be needed to do cross-site scripting. See the Wikipedia.org entry for JSON for more details.

    Example: Callback

    callback=marketsResult

Example Request

GET

http://www.mapquestapi.com/traffic/v2/markets?key=KEY

Example Response

{
  "markets": [
    {
      "boundingBox": {
        "ul": {
          "lng": -82.110762,
          "lat": 41.359286
        },
        "lr": {
          "lng": -80.926346,
          "lat": 40.803517
        }
      },
      "mqURL": "http://www.mapquest.com/maps?traffic=1&city=Akron&state=OH",
      "zoom": 7,
      "state": "OH",
      "lng": -81.519202,
      "lat": 41.081401,
      "iconURL": "http://api.mqcdn.com/mqtraffic/stoplight.png",
      "city": "Akron / Canton"
    }
  ],
  "info": {
    "copyright": {
      "text": "© 2017 MapQuest, Inc.",
      "imageUrl": "http://api.mqcdn.com/res/mqlogo.gif",
      "imageAltText": "© 2017 MapQuest, Inc."
    },
    "statuscode": 0,
    "messages": []
  }
}
<MarketsResponse>
    <markets>
        <market>
            <city>Akron / Canton</city>
            <state>OH</state>
            <lng>-81.519202</lng>
            <lat>41.081401</lat>
            <iconURL>http://api.mqcdn.com/mqtraffic/stoplight.png</iconURL>
            <zoom>7</zoom>
            <mqURL>
                http://www.mapquest.com/maps?traffic=1&city=Akron&state=OH
            </mqURL>
            <boundingBox>
                <ul>
                    <latLng>
                        <lat>41.359286</lat>
                        <lng>-82.110762</lng>
                    </latLng>
                </ul>
                <lr>
                    <latLng>
                        <lat>40.803517</lat>
                        <lng>-80.926346</lng>
                    </latLng>
                </lr>
            </boundingBox>
        </market>
    </markets>
    <info>
        <statusCode>0</statusCode>
        <messages/>
        <copyright>
            <imageUrl>http://api.mqcdn.com/res/mqlogo.gif</imageUrl>
            <imageAltText>© 2017 MapQuest, Inc.</imageAltText>
            <text>© 2017 MapQuest, Inc.</text>
        </copyright>
    </info>
</MarketsResponse>