Mapbox, the underdog out of San Francisco, just drive there services one step further. First coming more from the “custom maps” arena they are expanding more and more into the field of geodata functionality and services aside the plain cartographic stuff.We recently showed some possibilities to work with routing APIs in QGIS. Besides the Google API and the API from OpenRouteService.org Mapbox also offers some nice routing technology with their Directions API. This was recently updated.
And here the new elevation aware routing:
If you want to support and take part in this development don’t hesitate and check out their recent open positions: They are searching at least one directions developer ;-).