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Route Monitoring

TomTom Route Monitoring lets you track traffic flow and travel speeds on key routes in real time, and connect to Virtual Message Sign (VMS) displays to update road users about conditions ahead. Our self-service solution is available 24/7 via the TomTom MOVE or API.

TomTom’s real-time traffic monitoring service makes it easy for road authorities, toll operators, event managers and emergency services professionals to understand what’s happening on the road. Use our self-service tool to define custom routes and view detailed travel times, speeds and traffic delays – and take proactive measures to inform drivers and improve mobility.

Features and benefits

Effortless insights

Our real-time traffic and speed data offers a simple, powerful alternative to bulk traffic feeds. Set up custom routes in minutes via our web interface or connect the Route Monitoring API with your existing infrastructure – no hardware, engineering work or advanced training needed.

Powerful and flexible

Access up-to-the-minute traffic data in more than 80 countries, powered by our network of 600+ million connected devices. Share live travel times and announcements with users via road-side displays, websites, mobile apps and social media.

All in the details

Get detailed data on current travel times, delay times in comparison to free-flow traffic, route distance, live data coverage and data confidence level. Overall route info can also be checked on a segment level, giving you granular insights into traffic flow dynamics down to short length extensions.

Web portal or API: the choice is yours

TomTom Route Monitoring is a self-service product available via the TomTom MOVE or through our powerful APIs. Access reports online, download the results for your own custom analysis or plug the API into an existing analytics platform.

Customer stories

Discover how organizations are using TomTom Route Monitoring to improve mobility and keep drivers up to speed on traffic conditions.


THTC helps local authorities in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, use TomTom Route Monitoring to provide drivers with live traffic info via VMS, helping them travel smarter and safer.

VINCI Autoroutes

With TomTom Route Monitoring, road operator VINCI Autoroutes displays the latest traffic updates to motorists to enhance their travel experience.

Route Monitoring product sheet
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