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Directions API

January 8, 2020

December 3, 2020

November 30, 2020

  • Documented the speedLimitSign and speedLimitUnit properties in the Directions API route step object.

October 30, 2020

October 1, 2020

  • Added documentation for several new intersection-related properties returned by the Directions API.

August 10, 2020

  • Added two optional parameters to the Directions API for use with the mapbox/driving profile: arrive_by and depart_at.

February 7, 2019

February 1, 2019

  • Document the waypoints parameter on the Directions API.

January 25, 2019

August 24, 2018

  • The Directions API now supports Burmese, Finnish, Korean, and Norwegian (Bokmål) for turn-by-turn instructions.

April 18, 2018

April 13, 2018

  • Added European Portuguese to the list of instruction languages available in the Directions API.

March 2, 2018

  • Added voice_instructions, voice_units and banner_instructions flags to the /directions/v5 endpoint along with explanations for the new content returned.

February 27, 2018

  • Added Danish and Hebrew to the list of instruction languages available in the Directions API.

November 29, 2017

  • Added the driving_side step property to the Directions API

November 14, 2017

  • Computing alternative routes in the Directions API is supported on the traffic profile by now.

September 29, 2017

  • Added Brazilian Portuguese, Castilian Spanish, Esperanto, Italian, Polish, Romanian, Turkish, and Ukrainian to the list of instruction languages available in the Directions API.

August 15, 2017

  • Added documentation for the congestion option in the annotations parameter in the Directions API.

July 28, 2017

  • Added documentation for the classes response field in the Directions API.
  • Added documentation for the exits response field in the Directions API.

May 15, 2017

  • Added documentation for weight and weight_name properties of Directions API.

March 10, 2017

  • Added support for ?annotations=speed in the Directions API.

September 22, 2016

  • Adds documentation for the bearings parameter in the Directions API.

August 15, 2016

  • Link to Directions API Playground interface.

June 9, 2016

  • Updated the radius parameter of the Directions API to clarify that it is measured in meters.

May 11, 2016

  • Updated documentation from Directions API v4 to v5
    • Changed: URL format change:
      • old: /v4/directions/mapbox.driving/{lon,lat};{lon,lat}.json
      • new /directions/v5/mapbox/driving/{lon,lat};{lon,lat}
    • Removed: no more html text instructions, instead it is plain text instructions only. The client may compile text instructions themselves
    • Added: response body has code and message properties to signify errors
    • Added: response body has routes split into several legs
    • Added: response body has legs split into steps, each with a maneuver
    • Added: response body has every step with a geometry
    • Changed: response body has for every step bearing_before and bearing_after instead of only heading
    • Added: response body has every step with a geometry
    • Changed: query parameter geometry was renamed to geometries
    • Changed: by default, return polyline geometries
    • Added: query parameter overview can be full, simplified or false
    • Changed: polyline geometries have a precision of 5 (instead of 6 before)
    • Changed: by default, steps and alternatives are disabled
    • Changed: uturns query parameter was renamed to continue_straight

Isochrone API

May 1, 2020

  • Added link to the Isochrone API Playground.

July 19, 2019

  • Added error messages for HTTP status code 200 to the Isochrone API.

June 13, 2019

  • Documented error messages for the Isochrone API.

October 18, 2018

  • Updated the returned polygon parameter descriptions for the Isochrone API.

September 17, 2018

Map Matching API

January 5, 2020

  • Documented the ignore=access,oneways,restrictions query parameter.
  • Documented the OpenLR linear_references query parameter.

May 23, 2018

  • Added HTTP POST support for the /matching/v5 endpoint.

July 28, 2017

  • Added documentation for the tidy parameter in the Map Matching API.

May 15, 2017

  • Added documentation for alternative_count properties of Map Matching API.

March 10, 2017

  • Added support for ?annotations=speed in the Map Matching API.

March 8, 2016

  • Adds new distance and duration properties to the responses of the Map Matching API.

Matrix API

September 23, 2020

  • Added the max number of coordination for mapbox/driving-traffic profile in Matrix API.

April 25, 2019

  • Fixed rate limits for Matrix API and added Matrix traffic rate limit.

May 22, 2018

  • Added documentation about annotation=distance parameter in the Matrix API.

August 25, 2017

  • Add traffic documentation in the Matrix API.

May 6, 2017

  • Renamed Directions Matrix API to Matrix API.

March 9, 2017

  • Added documentation for Directions Matrix API.

Optimization API

January 7, 2020

  • Added support for mapbox/driving-traffic profile in the Optimization API.

October 14, 2019

  • Added documentation on NoSegment error in the Optimization API.

June 22, 2017

  • Added documentation for the distributions parameter in the Optimization API.

June 8, 2017

  • Added documentation for the language parameter in the Optimization API.

May 6, 2017

  • Renamed Optimized Trips API to Optimization API.

April 5, 2017

  • Moved Optimized Trips API out of preview.

April 3, 2017

  • Added documentation for the roundtrip, source, and destination in the Optimized Trips API.

March 10, 2017

  • Added support for ?annotations=speed in the Optimized Trips API.

February 7, 2017

  • Added documentation for Optimized Trips API.