This Mapbox Python SDK reads Mapbox Vector Tiles and allows access to the layers and features. The Vector-tile-py library parses Vector Tiles using the Mapbox Vector Tile Specification which is a specification for encoding tiled vector data. Vector tiles are the vector data equivalent of image tiles for web mapping, that apply the strengths of tiling and were developed for caching, scaling and serving map imagery rapidly into vector data. Mapbox is an open source mapping platform for developers.
Microsoft has launched the Bing Maps Distance Matrix API which returns the travel times and distances between a set of origins and destinations. The API can be used in applications to solve the Traveling Salesman Problem and Vehicle Routing Problem returning the best route for a set of locations.