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Google Maps Adds Commuting Features

Google Maps Adds Commuting Features (macstories.net)

The update will include a dedicated ‘Commute’ tab in the Maps app. After users identify their commute, Google Maps will provide live traffic data about the route. The Android app will also include notifications about delays as they happen so you can adjust your trip.

 

Google Maps will also support mixed-mode commutes. That means, for example, commuters who travel by car, train, and on foot will see commute information relevant to each leg of their journey. Real-time bus and train tracking is being added in 80 cities worldwide too.

My number one complaint about mapping software has been solved by Google. This feature will certainly help me with planning my client and personal trips into Manhattan. Apple is time to catch-up.

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