Mobility

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

Bike Rental Summaries

Gets summarised information on bike rental hires within Glasgow , as sourced from nextbike (branded as OVO Bikes), providing summary data across ranges including daily, weekly and monthly. Data available from 24-06-2014.

Try it

Request

Request URL

Request parameters

  • (optional)
    date

    A date that corresponds to the specified period. YYYY-MM-DD for year, month and day. Relative parameters are available, including "yesterday", "X_months_ago" and "X_weeks_ago", where X is an integer e.g. "3_months_ago".

  • (optional)
    date

    A start date that corresponds to the specified period. YYYY-MM-DD for year, month and day. Relative parameters are available, including "yesterday", "X_months_ago" and "X_weeks_ago", where X is an integer e.g. "3_months_ago".

  • (optional)
    date

    An end date that corresponds to the specified period. YYYY-MM-DD for year, month and day. Relative parameters are available, including "yesterday", "X_months_ago" and "X_weeks_ago", where X is an integer e.g. "3_months_ago".

  • (optional)
    string

    ID of the location where the start of the bike hire took place.

  • (optional)
    string

    Name of the location where the start of the bike hire took place.

  • (optional)
    string

    ID of the location where the end of the bike hire took place.

  • (optional)
    string

    Name of the location where the end of the bike hire took place.

  • (optional)
    string

    Range from which to provide bike rental summary. Possible values are 'daily', 'weekly' and 'monthly'.

  • (optional)
    int

    Size of page to return.

  • (optional)
    int

    Page of results to return.

  • (optional)
    string

    Type of day which the rental took place. Only applicable to daily summaries. Possible values are 'weekday' and 'weekend'.

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://api.glasgow.gov.uk/mobility/v1/get_rental_summaries?date={date}&startDate={date}&endDate={date}&startPlaceId={string}&startPlaceName={string}&endPlaceId={string}&endPlaceName={string}&range={string}&limit={int}&page={int}&dayType={string}"
-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["date"] = "{date}";
            queryString["startDate"] = "{date}";
            queryString["endDate"] = "{date}";
            queryString["startPlaceId"] = "{string}";
            queryString["startPlaceName"] = "{string}";
            queryString["endPlaceId"] = "{string}";
            queryString["endPlaceName"] = "{string}";
            queryString["range"] = "{string}";
            queryString["limit"] = "{int}";
            queryString["page"] = "{int}";
            queryString["dayType"] = "{string}";
            var uri = "https://api.glasgow.gov.uk/mobility/v1/get_rental_summaries?" + 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://api.glasgow.gov.uk/mobility/v1/get_rental_summaries");

            builder.setParameter("date", "{date}");
            builder.setParameter("startDate", "{date}");
            builder.setParameter("endDate", "{date}");
            builder.setParameter("startPlaceId", "{string}");
            builder.setParameter("startPlaceName", "{string}");
            builder.setParameter("endPlaceId", "{string}");
            builder.setParameter("endPlaceName", "{string}");
            builder.setParameter("range", "{string}");
            builder.setParameter("limit", "{int}");
            builder.setParameter("page", "{int}");
            builder.setParameter("dayType", "{string}");

            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
            "date": "{date}",
            "startDate": "{date}",
            "endDate": "{date}",
            "startPlaceId": "{string}",
            "startPlaceName": "{string}",
            "endPlaceId": "{string}",
            "endPlaceName": "{string}",
            "range": "{string}",
            "limit": "{int}",
            "page": "{int}",
            "dayType": "{string}",
        };
      
        $.ajax({
            url: "https://api.glasgow.gov.uk/mobility/v1/get_rental_summaries?" + $.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://api.glasgow.gov.uk/mobility/v1/get_rental_summaries";
    NSArray* array = @[
                         // Request parameters
                         @"entities=true",
                         @"date={date}",
                         @"startDate={date}",
                         @"endDate={date}",
                         @"startPlaceId={string}",
                         @"startPlaceName={string}",
                         @"endPlaceId={string}",
                         @"endPlaceName={string}",
                         @"range={string}",
                         @"limit={int}",
                         @"page={int}",
                         @"dayType={string}",
                      ];
    
    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://api.glasgow.gov.uk/mobility/v1/get_rental_summaries');
$url = $request->getUrl();

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

$request->setHeader($headers);

$parameters = array(
    // Request parameters
    'date' => '{date}',
    'startDate' => '{date}',
    'endDate' => '{date}',
    'startPlaceId' => '{string}',
    'startPlaceName' => '{string}',
    'endPlaceId' => '{string}',
    'endPlaceName' => '{string}',
    'range' => '{string}',
    'limit' => '{int}',
    'page' => '{int}',
    'dayType' => '{string}',
);

$url->setQueryVariables($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
    'date': '{date}',
    'startDate': '{date}',
    'endDate': '{date}',
    'startPlaceId': '{string}',
    'startPlaceName': '{string}',
    'endPlaceId': '{string}',
    'endPlaceName': '{string}',
    'range': '{string}',
    'limit': '{int}',
    'page': '{int}',
    'dayType': '{string}',
})

try:
    conn = httplib.HTTPSConnection('api.glasgow.gov.uk')
    conn.request("GET", "/mobility/v1/get_rental_summaries?%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
    'date': '{date}',
    'startDate': '{date}',
    'endDate': '{date}',
    'startPlaceId': '{string}',
    'startPlaceName': '{string}',
    'endPlaceId': '{string}',
    'endPlaceName': '{string}',
    'range': '{string}',
    'limit': '{int}',
    'page': '{int}',
    'dayType': '{string}',
})

try:
    conn = http.client.HTTPSConnection('api.glasgow.gov.uk')
    conn.request("GET", "/mobility/v1/get_rental_summaries?%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://api.glasgow.gov.uk/mobility/v1/get_rental_summaries')

query = URI.encode_www_form({
    # Request parameters
    'date' => '{date}',
    'startDate' => '{date}',
    'endDate' => '{date}',
    'startPlaceId' => '{string}',
    'startPlaceName' => '{string}',
    'endPlaceId' => '{string}',
    'endPlaceName' => '{string}',
    'range' => '{string}',
    'limit' => '{int}',
    'page' => '{int}',
    'dayType' => '{string}'
})

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