With Google Maps, you can see things like: Traffic for your commute Transit lines in a new city Bicycle-friendly routes Satellite imagery Information about the landscape.
Google Traffic is a feature on Google Maps that displays traffic conditions in real time on major roads and highways. Google Traffic can be viewed at the Google Maps website, or by using the Google Maps application on a handheld device.
How Google Maps show Traffic on Roads, Routes? The data is aggregated from several sources, including road sensors, as well as car and taxi fleets.
Google Maps can now predict traffic information for any day of the week and time of the day, based on past conditions. By default, if you click on the Traffic button in a supported area from the US...
Google Maps is able to do this thanks to all of us. Hundreds of millions of people around the world give Google real-time data that it uses to analyze traffic and road conditions.
Google has just added the ability to see traffic estimates by day and time for not just highways but also for many roads. Google announced this on the Google Maps blog saying
Crowd-sourced, anonymized traffic data from people using Google maps apps on certain smartphones, including Android and Palm webOS devices, but excluding the iPhone.
Google maps recently added the possibility of doing exactly this! I noticed it for the first time today. When you query the route for a specific destination a new option shows up above the possible routes...
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