Waze Alerts and Jams Information API

Waze Alerts and Jams Information API

The Waze Alerts and Jams Information API provides developers with access to real-time alerts and traffic jam information from Waze. Users can define a geographic area using latitude and longitude pairs, and retrieve relevant alerts and jams within that area. This can be useful for a wide range of applications, from traffic monitoring to location-based marketing.

API description

About the API:

The Waze Alerts and Jams Information API is a powerful tool that allows developers to access real-time alerts and traffic jam information from the popular navigation app, Waze. This API can be used to provide users with up-to-date information about traffic conditions in a specific geographic area, enabling them to plan their routes accordingly.

The Waze Alerts and Jams Information API works by allowing users to define a geographic area using bottom-left and top-right latitude and longitude pairs. The API then retrieves relevant alerts and traffic jams within that area, providing developers with detailed information about road closures, accidents, and other incidents that may affect traffic flow.

This API is particularly useful for businesses that rely on location-based services. For example, a food delivery service can use the API to determine the best delivery route based on current traffic conditions, ensuring that drivers can make deliveries on time. Additionally, companies that offer location-based promotions can use the API to determine the physical location of a user and provide targeted promotions and advertisements based on current traffic conditions.

The Waze Alerts and Jams Information API can also be used in logistics and transportation to optimize routes and delivery times. With the API, businesses can obtain accurate and up-to-date information about traffic conditions, allowing them to adjust their delivery schedules and avoid delays. Additionally, logistics companies can use the API to track the location of their vehicles and provide real-time updates to their customers about delivery times.

The Waze Alerts and Jams Information API provides developers with the ability to customize the information returned by the API to meet their specific needs. For example, users can retrieve information about road closures, traffic accidents, or construction sites. By tailoring the API to their needs, developers can provide a better user experience and improve the accuracy of their applications.

The Waze Alerts and Jams Information API is easy to integrate into existing applications and can be used with a variety of programming languages. The API provides a simple, RESTful interface, allowing developers to quickly retrieve traffic information for a given geographic area. Additionally, the API is highly scalable, allowing businesses to easily handle large volumes of traffic requests.

In summary, the Waze Alerts and Jams Information API is an essential tool for businesses that rely on location-based services. With its ability to provide real-time alerts and traffic information, businesses can provide accurate and personalized services to their customers, while optimizing their logistics and transportation operations.

 

What this API receives and what your API provides (input/output)?

Pass the box coordinates and receive all the Waze alerts about jams and other relevant information. 

 

What are the most common uses cases of this API?

  1. Ride-hailing apps: Ride-hailing companies can use the API to retrieve real-time traffic data and optimize routes for their drivers. By using the API to avoid traffic congestion, companies can improve the quality of their service and reduce wait times for passengers.

  2. Delivery services: Delivery services can use the API to track the location of their delivery vehicles and provide real-time updates to their customers. By providing accurate delivery times, businesses can increase customer satisfaction and reduce delivery delays.

  3. City planning: City planners can use the API to analyze traffic patterns and identify areas of congestion. By gaining insights into the traffic flow, city planners can make informed decisions about transportation infrastructure and improve traffic flow.

  4. Navigation apps: Navigation apps can use the API to provide users with real-time traffic information and suggest alternative routes. By providing users with accurate traffic data, navigation apps can help users avoid traffic jams and reduce travel time.

  5. Advertising: Businesses can use the API to provide targeted advertising based on the user's location and current traffic conditions. By providing users with relevant advertisements based on their current location and traffic patterns, businesses can increase the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns.

 

Are there any limitations to your plans?

Besides API call limitations per month, there are no other limitations.

API Documentation

Endpoints


Get real-time alerts and jams from Waze in a geographic rectangular area defined by bottom-left and top-right latitude, longitude pairs.



                                                                            
GET https://www.zylalabs.com/api/1910/waze+alerts+and+jams+information+api/1601/get+alerts+and+jams
                                                                            
                                                                        

Get Alerts and Jams - Endpoint Features
Object Description
bottom_left [Required] Bottom-left corner of the geographic rectangular area for which to get alerts and traffic jams. Specified as latitude, longitude pair.
top_right [Required] Top-right corner of the geographic rectangular area for which to get alerts and traffic jams. Specified as latitude, longitude pair.
max_alerts [Optional] Maximum number of alerts to fetch (to avoid fetching alerts set it to 0). Default: 20
max_jams [Optional] Maximum number of traffic jams to fetch (to avoid fetching traffic jams, set it to 0). Default: 20
Test Endpoint

API EXAMPLE RESPONSE

       
                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            {"status":"OK","request_id":"6fb8dfa7-c5bd-4188-84ae-e8d146b85b4b","data":{"alerts":[{"alert_id":"1727520219","type":"POLICE","subtype":null,"reported_by":null,"description":null,"image":null,"publish_datetime_utc":"2023-04-12T16:37:35.000Z","country":"US","city":"Queens, NY","street":"I-295 S • Clearview Expwy","latitude":40.737111,"longitude":-73.768277,"num_thumbs_up":1,"alert_reliability":8,"alert_confidence":1,"near_by":null,"comments":[],"num_comments":0},{"alert_id":"1727431452","type":"HAZARD","subtype":"HAZARD_ON_ROAD_CONSTRUCTION","reported_by":null,"description":null,"image":null,"publish_datetime_utc":"2023-04-12T16:21:33.000Z","country":"US","city":"Queens, NY","street":"I-495 E • Long Island Expwy","latitude":40.738304,"longitude":-73.80341,"num_thumbs_up":14,"alert_reliability":10,"alert_confidence":5,"near_by":null,"comments":[],"num_comments":0},{"alert_id":"245427313","type":"HAZARD","subtype":"HAZARD_ON_ROAD","reported_by":"The Port Authority of NY and NJ","description":"Don't tailgate. Maintain safe distance.\n","image":null,"publish_datetime_utc":"2022-07-24T16:00:00.000Z","country":null,"city":null,"street":null,"latitude":40.763494,"longitude":-74.01096,"num_thumbs_up":75,"alert_reliability":10,"alert_confidence":5,"near_by":null,"comments":[{"text":"Trump 2024","comment_by":"Carfull_Driver","timestamp":1661473719,"datetime_utc":"2022-08-26T00:28:39.000Z"},{"text":"DeSantis 2024","comment_by":"usa_7kc0k2z3","timestamp":1661481856,"datetime_utc":"2022-08-26T02:44:16.000Z"},{"text":"sapoooo 🐸 ","comment_by":"Garyteroo","timestamp":1661610032,"datetime_utc":"2022-08-27T14:20:32.000Z"},{"text":"Putin 😂","comment_by":"RR1306","timestamp":1661650788,"datetime_utc":"2022-08-28T01:39:48.000Z"},{"text":"let's go Brandon ","comment_by":"WonderingYid","timestamp":1661735198,"datetime_utc":"2022-08-29T01:06:38.000Z"},{"text":"hi loser insurrectionists, how's the nuclear secrets?","timestamp":1661811013,"datetime_utc":"2022-08-29T22:10:13.000Z"},{"text":"losers your parents are unlucky with you girl","comment_by":"RR1306","timestamp":1661813648,"datetime_utc":"2022-08-29T22:54:08.000Z"},{"text":"So dumb conversation not part of traffic issue","timestamp":1661981012,"datetime_utc":"2022-08-31T21:23:32.000Z"},{"text":"trump 2024!","comment_by":"monieab","timestamp":1662122893,"datetime_utc":"2022-09-02T12:48:13.000Z"},{"text":"yes!","comment_by":"yykhappyguy","timestamp":1662136613,"datetime_utc":"2022-09-02T16:36:53.000Z"},{"text":"Support ","comment_by":"RR1306","timestamp":1662165585,"datetime_utc":"2022-09-03T00:39:45.000Z"}],"num_comments":11},{"alert_id":"1727482405","type":"POLICE","subtype":"POLICE_VISIBLE","reported_by":null,"description":null,"image":null,"publish_datetime_utc":"2023-04-12T16:30:49.000Z","country":"US","city":"Queens, NY","street":"Metropolitan 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xwwxwxwxwxdwdw s x xx as xx sex x x xxxxxwxxxx de dad swxxx sex sex seep","comment_by":"Rgarada","timestamp":1679869322,"datetime_utc":"2023-03-26T22:22:02.000Z"},{"text":"Ok","comment_by":"watchouttlc","timestamp":1679925934,"datetime_utc":"2023-03-27T14:05:34.000Z"}],"num_comments":2},{"alert_id":"1727504789","type":"JAM","subtype":"JAM_HEAVY_TRAFFIC","reported_by":"usa_rm77c82r","description":null,"image":null,"publish_datetime_utc":"2023-04-12T16:34:47.000Z","country":"US","city":"Queens, NY","street":"Roosevelt Ave","latitude":40.758038,"longitude":-73.834548,"num_thumbs_up":0,"alert_reliability":5,"alert_confidence":0,"near_by":null,"comments":[],"num_comments":0},{"alert_id":"1726990027","type":"HAZARD","subtype":"HAZARD_ON_ROAD_POT_HOLE","reported_by":"MiguelMeow077","description":null,"image":null,"publish_datetime_utc":"2023-04-12T15:04:38.000Z","country":"US","city":"Manhattan, NY","street":"E 72nd 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Ave","latitude":40.748103,"longitude":-73.982716,"num_thumbs_up":30,"alert_reliability":10,"alert_confidence":5,"near_by":null,"comments":[],"num_comments":0},{"alert_id":"1727507569","type":"JAM","subtype":"JAM_HEAVY_TRAFFIC","reported_by":null,"description":null,"image":null,"publish_datetime_utc":"2023-04-12T16:35:11.000Z","country":"US","city":"Queens, NY",...
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

Get Alerts and Jams - CODE SNIPPETS


curl --location --request GET 'https://zylalabs.com/api/1910/waze+alerts+and+jams+information+api/1601/get+alerts+and+jams?bottom_left=40.66615391742187,-74.13732147216798&top_right=40.772787404902594,-73.76818084716798&max_alerts=20&max_jams=20' --header 'Authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_KEY' 

    

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After signing up, every developer is assigned a personal API access key, a unique combination of letters and digits provided to access to our API endpoint. To authenticate with the Waze Alerts and Jams Information API REST API, simply include your bearer token in the Authorization header.

Headers

Header Description
Authorization [Required] Should be Bearer access_key. See "Your API Access Key" above when you are subscribed.


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