Vector Tileset thunderforest.transport-v1

This was our very first vector tileset. Originally designed to power the Transport layer, it’s also useful for general-purpose maps since it contains roads and paths and is reasonably lightweight compared to the thunderforest.outdoors-v1 layer. It’s a good place to start.

The tilejson endpoint for this vector tileset is

https://tile.thunderforest.com/thunderforest.transport-v1.json?apikey={apikey}

Available layers

coast-lowzoom

Simplified water-polygon coastlines for drawing at low zooms

coast

Coastlines as water-polygons

greenspaces

Green spaces - a mixture of parks, gardens, woods and forests

waterfill-outline-lowzoom

Large-area bodies of water, used for outlines

waterfill-outline

Bodies of water, used for outlines

water

Rivers, streams and canals

waterfill-lowzoom

Large-area bodies of water, used for polygon fills

waterfill

Bodies of water, used for polygon fills

marshy

Marshes and wetlands

ferries

Ferry routes

aeroway-areas

no description yet

aeroway

Runway and taxiway lines

buildings

Buildings

roads

Minor roads, from tertiary onwards

major-roads

Major roads, and their links

paths

Paths, tracks, steps etc

railway-platforms

Railway platforms

railway-platform-areas

Railway platform areas

railway-sidings

Railway sidings

railway

Railways, monorails, subways etc.

railway-station-buildings-midzoom

Buildings that are train stations

stop-zones

Bus stop zones, collected by name

bus-routes

Bus route and trolley bus route lines

ne-10m-admin-0-land

Country Borders from Natural Earth

ne-10m-admin-1-lines

State borders from Natural Earth

ne-10m-admin-0-countries

Country centroids, for label placement

ne-10m-admin-1-poly

State centroids, for label placement

cities-point

Cities from the points table

cities-poly

Citie centroids from the polygon table

places-poly-low

Place centroids from the polygon table

places-point-low

Places from the point table

station-areas

Railway station polygons, used for icons

stations-points

Railway station points, used for icons

station-areas-text

Labels for railway stations defined as areas

stations-points-text

Labels for railway stations defined as points

stop-zones-text

Labels for bus stop zones

places-poly-high

Labels for place areas

places-point-high

Labels for place points

bus-stops

Bus stop positions

bus-stops-text

Bus stop labels

bus-routes-text

Labels for bus routes

trolleybus-routes-text

Labels for trolleybus routes

railway-platforms-text

The name of railway platforms

major-roads-text

Labels for major roads and links

roads-text

Labels for minor roads

paths-text

Labels for paths, tracks, steps etc