News

Interesting use cases and news of openrouteservice.

Announcement: Geocoding endpoints will be overhauled

Dear community, as you might know, we use the fantastic, famously modular Pelias geocoder. However, previously we didn’t have the time and resources to implement all features and datasets the engine has to offer. So, we decided to overhaul the entire service … Read More

Featured Post

Example: Avoid obstacles while routing

Featured Post

Example: Apartment search with ORS

In this example, we’d like to showcase one way to go about finding an apartment based on data.

Featured Post

openrouteservice R package

Great news for all R enthusiasts: we have developed a package to facilitate querying openrouteservice API from R. The latest version can be installed directly from GitHub with devtools::install_github(“GIScience/openrouteservice-r”). It’s really easy to get started. For example, finding a route … Read More

Featured Post

DEPRECATION /places and /geocode will be deprecated from v4.6

With effect from the next major version, the endpoints /geocoding and /places will be deprecated. The ETA is approx July 2018. But fear not, they shall be replaced by superior services. … Read More

Featured Post

Openrouteservice turns 10!

Exactly 10 years ago openrouteservice.org came online for the very first time. Back then it was the very first online routing service consuming data from OpenStreetMap.org covering larger areas. So to say it is ‘the original’ OSM routing service. It … Read More

Featured Post

New Service: Points of Interest from OpenStreetMap

Once again we are extremely excited to announce a new open source project we have been working on over the past few months. To honor the name, we have coined it openpoiservice and it has the simple task of finding … Read More

Featured Post

Example: Optimize pub crawl with ORS (Jupypter)

In this example we show you how to use a Jupyter Notebook with openrouteservice-py to optimize your pub crawl in Berlin!

Featured Post

New feature: Get population count for isochrones

We’re excited about this handy new feature: From now on, you can optionally return the population count for each isochrone you’re calculating. This is an imperative step for inclusive reachability analysis. The dataset, which makes this possible, is published by … Read More

Featured Post

Avoid countries? Yes we can!

Border restrictions are here! Have you ever wanted to route between countries in Europe but only cross Schengen borders? Or maybe route from Detroit to Buffalo without crossing into Canada? Well now with openrouteservice you can! With the introduction of … Read More

Featured Post