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This product update log lists main feature releases to the TravelTime API and its developer tools.

2024 Q2anchor icon

  • Release of the new driving model to more countries: Sweden, Finland, Hungary, Norway, Saudi Arabia, Canada, Japan, South Africa, India, Portugal, Slovenia, Greece, Australia. More details about countries with the new driving model available here.

2024 Q1anchor icon

  • Released two new demo applications, which can be used to experience how the API can be embedded into different use cases:
  • Released new polygons_filter parameter to the Isochrone API endpoints, allowing a limit to be set for the number of separate polygons returned in an isochrone.
  • Released new snap_penalty parameter to all JSON API endpoints (except Geocoding) to allow a user to choose whether they want to include the walking time to and from the nearest road as part of a drive time calculation or not.
  • Added new infrastructure in North America with geographic load balancing to further reduce latency and improve performance.
  • Continued deploying the new driving model to additional countries: Austria, Belgium, Croatia, France, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Mexico, Poland, Romania, Switzerland, USA. More details about countries with the new driving model available here.

2023 Q4anchor icon

  • Released updates to the Travel Time Matrix Fast API:
    • Properties that can be returned about the points now include distance.
    • Now supports travel times up to three hours. More details about travel time limits available here.
  • Released Distance Map API developer playground.
  • Released new version of the QGIS plugin (v1.9.0) with updated skip logic UI for all Advanced tools
  • Completed adding coverage for all planned countries, added support for: American Samoa, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Bhutan, Botswana, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Cabo Verde, Caribbean Netherlands, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Christmas Island, Comoros, Congo, Cook Islands, Curacao, Djibouti, Dominica, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini, Falkland Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, Gabon, Georgia, Grenada, Guam, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Kiribati, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Martinique, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mayotte, Micronesia, Mongolia, Montserrat, Namibia, Nauru, Niue, Norfolk Island, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Reunion, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Seychelles, Sint Maarten, Solomon Islands, St. Vincent & Grenadines, Suriname, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, The Gambia, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tokelau, Tonga, Turkmenistan, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, U.S. Virgin Islands, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna, Western Sahara. Full list of supported countries available here.

2023 Q3anchor icon

  • Begun deploying a new driving model that has a more sophisticated drive time prediction engine, with results more in line with other providers. This new model is being released on a country-by-country basis - the first countries to receive the updated model are: UK, Germany, France, Spain. More details about countries with the new driving model available here.
  • Released a new endpoint Distance Map API that allows visualizing where's reachable within a maximum travel distance catchment area.
  • Released Isochrone Fast API developer playground.
  • Travel Time Matrix API service utilizing communication over Protocol Buffers has been expanded to support more countries. This endpoint offers the lowest response time for demanding high performance applications. Information about use cases for this endpoint available here. Developer playground available here.
  • Added support for new countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Chad, Guinea, Haiti, Kazakhstan, Malawi, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Syria, Zambia.

2023 Q2anchor icon

  • Expanded the Fast endpoint services to more countries. Now Travel Time Matrix (Fast) API and Time Map (Fast) support the following countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lichtenstein, Lithuania, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United States, United Kingdom. Differences between fast and regular endpoints can be found here.
  • Added new and parameters to the Geocoding endpoint, allowing the search response to be returned in a well formatted address of the location.
  • Released new version of the ArcGIS Pro add-in with support for Pro v3.x
  • Added support for new countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Belarus, Bolivia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Iran, Iraq, Kosovo, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mozambique, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uzbekistan, Venezuela. Full list of supported countries available here.

2023 Q1anchor icon

  • Released a new high performance version of the Isochrone API. Has more limited parameters in comparison to the regular endpoint but offers much lower response times.
  • Built new developer playgrounds for convenient API testing in a web interface:
  • Solr database plugin now supports two types of Travel Time Matrix API endpoint communication: JSON API and the high performance API over Protocol Buffers. Endpoint comparison available here.
  • Refreshed Postman collection for quick API testing.
  • Released R SDK on official package manager CRAN.
  • Added functionality to our SDK's allowing easy request rate limiting.
  • Added new bounds parameter to the Geocoding endpoint to enable returned results to be limited to a bounding box.
  • Released new version of the QGIS plugin (v1.8.0) with support for level_of_detail, no_holes, and single_shape Isochrone API endpoint parameters.
  • Added support for new countries: Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Gibraltar, Greenland, Guatemala, Guernsey, Honduras, Isle of Man, Jamaica, Morocco, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda, Albania, Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Faroe Islands, Laos, Martinique, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Peru, Uruguay. Full list of supported countries available here.