Mobility

API change history

Mobility API contains real time and historical data on cycling and pedestrians throughout Glasgow.

Bikes

Gets the bike hire day for Glasgow by hour, day, month or year.

Try it

Request

Request URL

Request parameters

  • string

    The period grouping for which you want the measurements.

  • (optional)
    string

    The response format of the request.

  • (optional)
    date

    A date that corresponds to the specified period. YYYY-MM-DD for day, hour & week. YYYY-MM for month, YYYY for year.

  • (optional)
    date

    An optional end date that corresponds to the specified period that comes after the start data specified above. YYYY-MM-DD for day, hour & week. YYYY-MM for month, YYYY for year.

  • (optional)
    signed integer

    An optional number based on the period that steps back. A positive value does an absolute period, a negative value is for a relative period. With a period Day, 1 would go one day back (e.g. yesterday from 00:00 to 23:59). Specifying -1 will be the last 24 hours.

Request headers

  • string
    Subscription key which provides access to this API. Found in your Profile.

Request body

Code samples

@ECHO OFF

curl -v -X GET "https://gcc.azure-api.net/mobility/v1/Mobility_Bikes?period=hour&format={string}&date={date}&end={date}&offset={signed integer}"
-H "Ocp-Apim-Subscription-Key: {subscription key}"

--data-ascii "{body}" 
using System;
using System.Net.Http.Headers;
using System.Text;
using System.Net.Http;
using System.Web;

namespace CSHttpClientSample
{
    static class Program
    {
        static void Main()
        {
            MakeRequest();
            Console.WriteLine("Hit ENTER to exit...");
            Console.ReadLine();
        }
        
        static async void MakeRequest()
        {
            var client = new HttpClient();
            var queryString = HttpUtility.ParseQueryString(string.Empty);

            // Request headers
            client.DefaultRequestHeaders.Add("Ocp-Apim-Subscription-Key", "{subscription key}");

            // Request parameters
            queryString["period"] = "hour";
            queryString["format"] = "{string}";
            queryString["date"] = "{date}";
            queryString["end"] = "{date}";
            queryString["offset"] = "{signed integer}";
            var uri = "https://gcc.azure-api.net/mobility/v1/Mobility_Bikes?" + queryString;

            var response = await client.GetAsync(uri);
        }
    }
}	
// // This sample uses the Apache HTTP client from HTTP Components (http://hc.apache.org/httpcomponents-client-ga/)
import java.net.URI;
import org.apache.http.HttpEntity;
import org.apache.http.HttpResponse;
import org.apache.http.client.HttpClient;
import org.apache.http.client.methods.HttpGet;
import org.apache.http.client.utils.URIBuilder;
import org.apache.http.impl.client.HttpClients;
import org.apache.http.util.EntityUtils;

public class JavaSample 
{
    public static void main(String[] args) 
    {
        HttpClient httpclient = HttpClients.createDefault();

        try
        {
            URIBuilder builder = new URIBuilder("https://gcc.azure-api.net/mobility/v1/Mobility_Bikes");

            builder.setParameter("period", "hour");
            builder.setParameter("format", "{string}");
            builder.setParameter("date", "{date}");
            builder.setParameter("end", "{date}");
            builder.setParameter("offset", "{signed integer}");

            URI uri = builder.build();
            HttpGet request = new HttpGet(uri);
            request.setHeader("Ocp-Apim-Subscription-Key", "{subscription key}");


            // Request body
            StringEntity reqEntity = new StringEntity("{body}");
            request.setEntity(reqEntity);

            HttpResponse response = httpclient.execute(request);
            HttpEntity entity = response.getEntity();

            if (entity != null) 
            {
                System.out.println(EntityUtils.toString(entity));
            }
        }
        catch (Exception e)
        {
            System.out.println(e.getMessage());
        }
    }
}

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
    <title>JSSample</title>
    <script src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.9.0/jquery.min.js"></script>
</head>
<body>

<script type="text/javascript">
    $(function() {
        var params = {
            // Request parameters
            "period": "hour",
            "format": "{string}",
            "date": "{date}",
            "end": "{date}",
            "offset": "{signed integer}",
        };
      
        $.ajax({
            url: "https://gcc.azure-api.net/mobility/v1/Mobility_Bikes?" + $.param(params),
            beforeSend: function(xhrObj){
                // Request headers
                xhrObj.setRequestHeader("Ocp-Apim-Subscription-Key","{subscription key}");
            },
            type: "GET",
            // Request body
            data: "{body}",
        })
        .done(function(data) {
            alert("success");
        })
        .fail(function() {
            alert("error");
        });
    });
</script>
</body>
</html>
#import <Foundation/Foundation.h>

int main(int argc, const char * argv[])
{
    NSAutoreleasePool * pool = [[NSAutoreleasePool alloc] init];
    
    NSString* path = @"https://gcc.azure-api.net/mobility/v1/Mobility_Bikes";
    NSArray* array = @[
                         // Request parameters
                         @"entities=true",
                         @"period=hour",
                         @"format={string}",
                         @"date={date}",
                         @"end={date}",
                         @"offset={signed integer}",
                      ];
    
    NSString* string = [array componentsJoinedByString:@"&"];
    path = [path stringByAppendingFormat:@"?%@", string];

    NSLog(@"%@", path);

    NSMutableURLRequest* _request = [NSMutableURLRequest requestWithURL:[NSURL URLWithString:path]];
    [_request setHTTPMethod:@"GET"];
    // Request headers
    [_request setValue:@"{subscription key}" forHTTPHeaderField:@"Ocp-Apim-Subscription-Key"];
    // Request body
    [_request setHTTPBody:[@"{body}" dataUsingEncoding:NSUTF8StringEncoding]];
    
    NSURLResponse *response = nil;
    NSError *error = nil;
    NSData* _connectionData = [NSURLConnection sendSynchronousRequest:_request returningResponse:&response error:&error];

    if (nil != error)
    {
        NSLog(@"Error: %@", error);
    }
    else
    {
        NSError* error = nil;
        NSMutableDictionary* json = nil;
        NSString* dataString = [[NSString alloc] initWithData:_connectionData encoding:NSUTF8StringEncoding];
        NSLog(@"%@", dataString);
        
        if (nil != _connectionData)
        {
            json = [NSJSONSerialization JSONObjectWithData:_connectionData options:NSJSONReadingMutableContainers error:&error];
        }
        
        if (error || !json)
        {
            NSLog(@"Could not parse loaded json with error:%@", error);
        }
        
        NSLog(@"%@", json);
        _connectionData = nil;
    }
    
    [pool drain];

    return 0;
}
<?php
// This sample uses the Apache HTTP client from HTTP Components (http://hc.apache.org/httpcomponents-client-ga/)
require_once 'HTTP/Request2.php';

$request = new Http_Request2('https://gcc.azure-api.net/mobility/v1/Mobility_Bikes');
$url = $request->getUrl();

$headers = array(
    // Request headers
    'Ocp-Apim-Subscription-Key' => '{subscription key}',
);

$request->setHeader($headers);

$parameters = array(
    // Request parameters
    'period' => 'hour',
    'format' => '{string}',
    'date' => '{date}',
    'end' => '{date}',
    'offset' => '{signed integer}',
);

$url->setQueryVariables($parameters);

$request->setMethod(HTTP_Request2::METHOD_GET);

// Request body
$request->setBody("{body}");

try
{
    $response = $request->send();
    echo $response->getBody();
}
catch (HttpException $ex)
{
    echo $ex;
}

?>
########### Python 2.7 #############
import httplib, urllib, base64

headers = {
    # Request headers
    'Ocp-Apim-Subscription-Key': '{subscription key}',
}

params = urllib.urlencode({
    # Request parameters
    'period': 'hour',
    'format': '{string}',
    'date': '{date}',
    'end': '{date}',
    'offset': '{signed integer}',
})

try:
    conn = httplib.HTTPSConnection('gcc.azure-api.net')
    conn.request("GET", "/mobility/v1/Mobility_Bikes?%s" % params, "{body}", headers)
    response = conn.getresponse()
    data = response.read()
    print(data)
    conn.close()
except Exception as e:
    print("[Errno {0}] {1}".format(e.errno, e.strerror))

####################################

########### Python 3.2 #############
import http.client, urllib.request, urllib.parse, urllib.error, base64

headers = {
    # Request headers
    'Ocp-Apim-Subscription-Key': '{subscription key}',
}

params = urllib.parse.urlencode({
    # Request parameters
    'period': 'hour',
    'format': '{string}',
    'date': '{date}',
    'end': '{date}',
    'offset': '{signed integer}',
})

try:
    conn = http.client.HTTPSConnection('gcc.azure-api.net')
    conn.request("GET", "/mobility/v1/Mobility_Bikes?%s" % params, "{body}", headers)
    response = conn.getresponse()
    data = response.read()
    print(data)
    conn.close()
except Exception as e:
    print("[Errno {0}] {1}".format(e.errno, e.strerror))

####################################
require 'net/http'

uri = URI('https://gcc.azure-api.net/mobility/v1/Mobility_Bikes')

query = URI.encode_www_form({
    # Request parameters
    'period' => 'hour',
    'format' => '{string}',
    'date' => '{date}',
    'end' => '{date}',
    'offset' => '{signed integer}'
})

if uri.query && uri.query.length > 0
    uri.query += '&' + query
else
    uri.query = query
end

request = Net::HTTP::Get.new(uri.request_uri)
# Request headers
request['Ocp-Apim-Subscription-Key'] = '{subscription key}'
# Request body
request.body = "{body}"

response = Net::HTTP.start(uri.host, uri.port, :use_ssl => uri.scheme == 'https') do |http|
    http.request(request)
end

puts response.body