Traffic information in the map component – 2020 Release Wave 2


The interactive Map component (preview) can now be enabled to show traffic information like traffic congestion, incidents, traffic flow using red, yellow, and green colors.

Before we can use the Map component (preview), we need to first enable it for the environment.

Navigate to the admin portal –

https://admin.powerplatform.microsoft.com/

Within features, enable the Geospatial services and save the setting.

Else we would be getting the below error while trying to add the map component to the canvas app screen.

Here we have added the map component.

And updated the default location.

Scrolling down within the properties pane, we can see the properties specific to traffic information.

  • Show traffic incidents – On / Off.
  • Traffic flow types – None, Relative, Relative Delay only.

Below is how it renders for different values for traffic flow types.

Traffic flow type = none

No data is shown

Traffic flow type = relative

Relative data to the free-flow of the road

Traffic flow type = relative-delay

Areas that are slower than average expected delay

More on Map component –https://docs.microsoft.com/en-gb/powerapps/maker/canvas-apps/geospatial-component-map

Hope it helps..