Map Tile API Developer's Guide

Public Transit Geolocation

The user wants to obtain the geolocation about a Public Transit Stop.

Request

In this request, the metadata parameter specifies that the response is to contain the available metadata within the specified area.

https://2.base.maps.ls.hereapi.com/maptile/2.1/maptile/newest/normal.day/16/35205/21495/256/png8
?apiKey={YOUR_API_KEY}
&metadata=metaonly
&mgen=2
Note: This example uses a HERE API Key to authenticate your request. For information on other possible options, see Authentication Guide. For examples of how to use the other authentication options with the Map Tile API, see Authentication Examples.

Response

The response contains the following properties required to obtain the desired geolocation:

  • position: contains the geocoordinates
  • latitude: contains the latitude of the public transit stop
  • longitude: contains the longitude of the public transit stop
{
  "metadata": {
    "street labels":[ ... ],
    "labels":[],
    "city center labels":[],
    "buildings":[ ... ],
    "transit stops":
      {
        "name": "Stadtmitte",
        "type": "TRANSIT_STOP",
        "bounding boxes": [
          {
            "box 1":[ 136.50, 177.02, 14, 14 ]
          },
          {
            "box 2": [ 113.22, 163.02, 60.56, 13 ]
          }
        ],
        "info": [
          {
            "position": {"latitude":52.510475, "longitude":13.389920},
            "official name": "Stadtmitte",
            "places id": "721680928",
            "operating hours": {
              "Monday": [["0:0:0","24:0:0"]],
              ...,
              "Holiday": [["0:0:0","24:0:0"]],
            },
            "parking hours": {
              "Monday": [["0:0:0","24:0:0"]],
              ...,
              "Holiday": [["0:0:0","24:0:0"]]
            }
          }
        ]
      }
    ],
    "POIs": []
  }
}
Note: Parts of the response are modified as described in the introduction to Examples.
If the request does not use the metadata parameter, the response is as follows:
Figure 1. Public Transit Map Tile