Park and Ride is a flavor of the Intermodal Routing API v8 that combines
transit transport types as well as parking lots in proximity of public transit stations.
For more information on the flavors and transport types of the Intermodal Routing API v8, see the Intermodal Flavors & Transport Types section.
Often, city centers are congested with traffic, parking is expensive or not widely available, and some areas are restricted to private traffic. Park and Ride solution allows you to do the following:
Thus, you avoid traffic and restricted areas, high parking fees, and dramatically reduces the time wasted searching for a parking lot.
/routes response consists of a series of sections, which represent legs of the route, with relevant information like
arrival time and
transport. Additional properties, such as the shape of the route encoded into the HERE flexible-polyline format, can be optionally requested.
Common uses of Park and Ride include the following: