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Map service for open data

Contact

Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency

Open data specialist

Minna Huovinen

  • +358 29 534 3215

Inquiries regarding GIS-data and service advice

[email protected]

Open source

FTIA's open source applications can be found on GitHub.

Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency's Open API's

FTIA aim to make use of open data as easy as possible. At this site users can find information on open API's and open source applications.

Download- and Viewing Service

Open data for road-, railway-, and waterway netwrok can be accessed through the Download- and Viewing Service.

In the download service one can view and download data through a map interface. The user can choose which data to download and from what area. After selecting the service sends an e-mail -link, where the user can download the dataset. Data is available in shapefile (.shp) -format.

https://www.vayla.fi/latauspalvelu

An educative video on how to access open infrastructure data (in Finnish only)

Open WMS-services

NOTE! There will be changes in FTIA’s GIS services from late 2021 to early 2022. GIS services move to operate in cloud environment, which means changes in URLs and in information content. Please read more information here.  

The BETA version for open WMS-service is ready for testing:
https://avoinapi.vaylapilvi.fi/vaylatiedot/ows?service=wms&request=getCapabilities 

FTIA's open WMS-service
https://julkinen.vayla.fi/inspirepalvelu/avoin/wms?request=getcapabilities

Digiroad open WMS-service

https://julkinen.vayla.fi/inspirepalvelu/digiroad/wms?request=getcapabilities

INSPIRE Air Transport Network

https://julkinen.vayla.fi/inspirepalvelu/tn-a/wms?request=getcapabilities

INSPIRE Railway Transport Network
https://julkinen.vayla.fi/inspirepalvelu/tn-ra/wms?request=getcapabilities

INSPIRE Road Transport Network
https://julkinen.vayla.fi/inspirepalvelu/tn-ro/wms?request=getcapabilities

INSPIRE Water Transport Network
https://julkinen.vayla.fi/inspirepalvelu/tn-w/wms?request=getcapabilities

Open WFS-services

NOTE! There will be changes in FTIA’s GIS services from late 2021 to early 2022. GIS services move to operate in cloud environment, which means changes in URLs and in information content. Please read more information here.  

The BETA version for open WFS-service is ready for testing:
https://avoinapi.vaylapilvi.fi/vaylatiedot/ows?service=wfs&request=getCapabilities

FTIA's open WFS-service
https://julkinen.vayla.fi/inspirepalvelu/avoin/wfs?request=getcapabilities

Digiroad open WFS-service
https://julkinen.vayla.fi/inspirepalvelu/digiroad/wfs?request=getcapabilities

INSPIRE Air Transport Network (downloadable in GML- and json -formats)
https://julkinen.vayla.fi/inspirepalvelu/tn-a/wfs?request=getcapabilities

INSPIRE Railway Transport Network (downloadable in GML- and json -formats)
https://julkinen.vayla.fi/inspirepalvelu/tn-ra/wfs?request=getcapabilities

INSPIRE Road Transport Network (downloadable in GML- and json -formats)
https://julkinen.vayla.fi/inspirepalvelu/tn-ro/wfs?request=getcapabilities

INSPIRE Water Transport Network (downloadable in GML- and json -formats)
https://julkinen.vayla.fi/inspirepalvelu/tn-w/wfs?request=getcapabilities

Open REST-services

https://julkinen.vayla.fi/webgis/rest/services/

Use of API's require a suitable software, which can request the API-services of FTIA. In practice this can be done with a GIS-software or by developing an application.

Interfaces for other data collections (Projects, Network Statement, Data service)

Railway network: http://verkkoselostus-vayla.opendata.arcgis.com/​​​​​​​

FTIA maintain also a platform for sharing open data files that are of large size. Via the platform users can download as .zip-packages for example Road network and Digiroad data from the whole Finland: https://ava.vaylapilvi.fi/

Functional interfaces

Functional interfaces are services, which can be used as part of other softwares and applications.

Viitekehitysmuunnin (VKM)

The url for the converter-API (Viitekehysmuunnin) is changing during this fall. Please read the latest news here. In addition, more infromation can be found in this document ( link - in Finnish only).

Viitekehysmuunnin-service can be used to convert:

Coordinates to road address and street address
Road address to coordinates and street address
Road address to road address of another time
Road distance to their start and end point's coordinates

Swagger-UI: https://avoinapi.vaylapilvi.fi/viitekehysmuunnin
UI: https://paikkatieto.vaylapilvi.fi/viitekehysmuunnin-excel

Other public services of FTIA can be viewed here:

https://julkinen.vayla.fi/