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Agricultural
This is a vehicle type of HeavyVehicle and prefers agricultural tracks and roads.
API
An Application Programming Interface.
API-Key
A code of authorization passed within a request as a parameter indentifying the individual or company.
Bicycle
This route preference prefers bicycle lanes and dedicated bicycle tracks. It also may also consume footpaths and streets where bicycles are allowed.
BicycleMTB
This route preference prefers bicycle lanes and dedicated bicycle tracks. It also may also consume footpaths and streets where bicycles are allowed. Additionally it prefers tracks and ways attributed especially to mountain bikes.
BicycleRacer
This route preference prefers bicycle lanes and dedicated bicycle tracks. It also may also consume footpaths and streets where bicycles are allowed. Additionally it prefers bicycle paths however avoids rough surfaces.
BicycleSafety
This route preference prefers bicycle lanes and dedicated bicycle tracks. It also may also consume footpaths and streets where bicycles are allowed. Additionally it tries to avoid highways.
BicycleTouring
This route preference prefers bicycle lanes and dedicated bicycle tracks. It also may also consume footpaths and streets where bicycles are allowed. Additionally it prefers bicycle paths with attributes related to scenic environments.
Bus
This is a vehicle type of HeavyVehicle and prefers bus lanes.
Car
This route preference prefers highways, streets and tracks which cars are allowed to drive on.
Delivery
This is a vehicle type of HeavyVehicle and prefers roads allowed for delivery.
Fastest
This weight aims to find the fastest route between points.
Foresty
This is a vehicle type of HeavyVehicle and prefers forestry tracks and roads.
Goods
This is a vehicle type of HeavyVehicle and prefers broad roads.
HeavyVehicle
This route preference prefers roads attributed for heavy vehicles and lowers the default speed.
Pedestrian
This route preference prefers footpaths and tries to avoid highways.
This weight aims to find a healthy mixture of the aforementioned weights Fastest and Shortest.
Shortest
This weight aims to find the shortest route between points.
TMC
The Traffic Message Channel (TMC) is a real time traffic information source in Germany which you may query within your route requests.
Wheelchair
This route preference prefers footways, avoids stairs and aims for the smoothest surface types.