American free online web mapping service owned by AOL. MapQuest provides some extent of street-level detail and/or driving directions for a variety of countries.

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Mapquest 'community license' service discontinuation terms?

I want to use MapQuest's geocoding services under their Community License: http://developer.mapquest.com/web/info/terms-of-use I can't find the clause that explains under what terms I can discontinue ...
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Cost of usage for various providers [closed]

I want to use maping services in my website and I am confused about the options that are provided. I try to do a comparision between features, accuracy and most important cost. I am total newbie and ...
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Nominatim versus Google's geocoder address aproximation

I have been trying to display the details of the route that my program is retrieving, precisely the street names. I get the route results in gps coordinates and i decided to use MapQuest's Nominatim ...
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mapquest batch geocoding truncate response

when I use the batch geocoding service I get sometimes a right answer an sometimes an error using the same arguments. I inspect the headers using curl... when the answer is right the headers are: ...
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Mapquest directions API in ArcGIS javascript webmap application

I'm trying to build a webmap application using the ArcGIS JavaScript API. A functionality I would like to include is driving directions from a current GPS location to a feature in my feature service. ...
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Having 1 base layers hide when the other one is shown and visa versa

I have an open layers map that is using Mapquest as a base layers as well as my own base layer. I've seem to be having an issue with getting the one base layer to show while the other one hides. The ...
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Optimum set up for large data sets such as mobile service coverage maps [closed]

When serving up large data sets such as mobile coverage maps (custom tile) mashed up with MapQuest maps and MapQuest POIs, is there any performance benefit to using shape file VS WMS tile PNGs? Any ...
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How to start creating a map and exporting it as a raster MBTiles file

I am new to this whole GIS thing (my background is software-development, but not GIS) but I am super interested in making maps. So I started playing around with TileMill and was making my first steps ...
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offline OpenLayers with MapQuest not showing (openlayers asking wrong tile names/zooms

i´m beginning on GIS, trying to show maps offline, from the disk. I got the tiles from MapQuest, level 6 to 12. I´m trying to show them with OpenLayers but it´s only showing empty rectangles. ...
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How can I download maps from mapquest?

I need to get a detailed map for my own purposes. I need it detailed as much as I can see the buildings (like google map hybrid mode). I went to http://open.mapquest.com/ but I couldn't find the way ...
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check if mapquest geocoding return no values

I use mapquest's geocoding api. I want to check if the request is sucessfull, but returned no data. I type vdfsbvdf54vdfd (just a silly string) in a form field and nothing happens. I expect an ...
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Handle error if geocoding exceed request limit - mapquest geocoding

I use Mapquest's Open Geocoding API for Address Geocoding The Open API has a limit of 5000 requests per day. My question is , how can I get a warning that the limit is exceeded , so I can show a ...
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Problem with public key, when i use mapquest directions service?

I recently registered in mapquest service and get api key, then i tried to use make request to directions service, but get following response: Ext.data.JsonP.callback12({ "route": { ...
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Plotting multiple addresses with distance to specific POI

I'm not sure if this is the correct place for this question but here goes. I am getting ready to move to a different city. Right now I have about 80 houses to choose from. One of my parameters for ...
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Handling Mapquest different zoom levels for lower 48 USA and rest of the world

The Mapquest Open data site states: Please also note that global coverage is provided at zoom levels 0-11. Zoom Levels 12+ are provided only in the United States (lower 48) I want to be able ...
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Mapquest in Qgis, why the blur?

I'm trying to do a simple map in Qgis using mapquest has background. I have read that and followed the scale values but even while using those, I get some bad blur on my map. I can't figure out to do ...
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What alternatives do I have for Directions API other than Google Maps and MapQuest?

I need an API, other than the two below that, given the starting point and possibly the ending point, will re-order a list of waypoints by the shortest, fastest or optimized route: Google Directions ...
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mapquest geocoding - i can not get the (lon,lat) returned from the API

I just started using the mapQuest Geocoding API and I created a code for searching addresses. The following code alerts "OK" but I can not alert the (lat, lon) coords, even I tried with so many ...
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Geocoding API Comparison

Is there a good updated source for comparing existing Geocoding APIs (i.e. Google, Mapquest) and their features? I'm really interested in their language support as well. For example, Google has ...
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How often are MapQuest tiles updated with new OSM data?

When users make edits to OpenStreetMap, how long does it generally take for those edits to show up in the MapQuest tiles? Is this on the order of hours, days, or months?
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Map tiles and max/min latitude and longitude

I'm trying to build a map based on a center point lat/long, the map will always be a fixed size say 1024 by 1024. The user can chance the center point and zoom. If I populate the map with map tiles ...
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Differences between OSM data and MapQuest OSM data?

I currently have an OSM "stack" server (Postgres/PostGIS, Mapnik, OpensLayers) working in a development environment, with almost all the South America countries loaded on the database. Since the ...
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how to avoid the bbox limitations on a Mapquest XAPI request

I am doing the following: I send a request to the API-Server - over http as a response I get the following result - in XML example: the following link gives back all the Nodes of the Type ...