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PHProute ( - Is a server side routing script written in PHP5. It was under development by and moffi. In May 2009 stopped development and gave the source code for further development to SimonZ, who is now developing PHProute.

Features are (for example):

  • Searching for streetnames in cities
  • Displaying route on a slippy map
  • Visualize streets on slippy map, if there are more than one possible for given start/destination


Development Roadmap

Currently SimonZ is working on a reworked version of PHProute. The main sourcecode follow the OOP-idea and can't be compared with the old version. The Project was relaunched with version 0.1 by SimonZ is now working on a reworked version with the code developed by Please do not ask for any release dates. Questions about development and technics are welcome! =)

The old development "blog" here in OSM-Wiki can be found on page PHProute/Dev-Blog, but it is currently not up to date and will never be again.

The current development roadmap can be found here

Technical Informations

It is under development for any PHP5 version with pgsql module, PostgreSQL database (atm no extensions needed) and any webserver.


Sorry, we haven't done any benchmarks so far.



This is the first video made with PHProute v0.1 on 1st March 2008 by It shows the first working version of this project wich can route within city limits. To watch this video you need the Flash Plugin.

Watch the first video


Screenshots of new GUI

Progress of routing optimisation

Compare between two weightings and fixed distance calculating.

First screenshots

Other screenshots of reworked version:

Source Code

PHProute code is available as Open Source. You can download the source code from!

Contact, bug reports and feature requests

Do you have any suggestions? Please visit and let us know them!

Thank you! =)