Traffic snapshot images
(1) New data resources of CCTV camera locations information including coordinates and URL are available in XML and CSV format now; (2) 8 new traffic snapshot images are added in Kowloon region where 2 of them can be searched by keyword “smart lamppost”; (3) 5 new traffic snapshot images are added in Tai Po, North and Yuen Long districts.
Update Frequency: Every 2 minutes

The traffic snapshot images are captured by the closed circuit televisions (CCTV) installed at 210 locations of major roads in Hong Kong for you to visualise the latest traffic conditions.

Response format: Method 1: JPEG (image size 320 x 240)

Method 2: JPEG (image size 320 x 240) base64-encoded in XML

HTTP method: GET

Request Path Method 1: http://tdcctv.data.one.gov.hk/ Example: http://tdcctv.data.one.gov.hk/BC101F.JPG

Method 2: http://tdcctv.data.one.gov.hk/image?key= Example: http://tdcctv.data.one.gov.hk/image?key=BC101F

For parameters, please refer to: Data resources of CCTV camera locations information

Usage note HTTP status 301 or 302 may be returned. In this case, redirection should be followed and the image should be retrieved from the forwarded URL.

If the Traffic Snapshot Images are temporarily unavailable, the "No Service" image will be shown.


Data Dictionar(ies) : http://static.data.gov.hk/td/traffic-snapshot-images/en/Summary_of_traffic_snapshot_images.pdf

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