MapQuest Adds Bike Route API to Open Directions Service

by Keith Vance

MapQuest may have lost some of its luster to Google Maps and Bing Maps, but the company has chosen to embrace open source and open data. Now they've added bicycle route information to their Open Direction Service API.

Now developers can use MapQuest to build applications with bicyclists in mind.

MapQuest has added new bike route data to its Open Directions Service API.

Last summer MapQuest invested $1 million into open source mapping and OpenStreetMap.

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This article was originally published on Tuesday Nov 16th 2010
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