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Ride the City. Google Maps Adds Bike Routes. At long last, Google Maps has routes specifically for bikes.

Google Maps Adds Bike Routes

With the click of a mouse, the new feature allows you to plot the best (and flattest!) Ride from Point A to Point B. Several cities, including New York, Minneapolis, San Francisco and Portland, Oregon, have bike-specific mapping sites. Bike Hugger. Google Adds Biking To Google Maps. Before heading to Florida on a work trip several years ago I lay sprawled across my den with a giant road map of the area, a set of highlighters, a guide book and my laptop.

Google Adds Biking To Google Maps

A frequent traveler, I like to bring my folding bike with me, and I like to head out on bike rides between meetings or trade show stops. As I looked up cycling routes in my guide book I’d compare them to a Google Map search of the area and then stencil in the most suitable rides with my various highlighters. Guidebook, Google, map, guidebook, Google map. It took me about two hours to sketch out the various trips from my hotel room to the surrounding environs, none of which would be necessary if Google Maps included the feature the company is rolling out today, a new bike layer with directions in major metropolitan areas. …for a safer, healthier, happier worl. Google Maps Adds Directions for Cyclists - Gadgetwise Blog - NYT. Cycling enthusiasts tend to be a passionate bunch.

Google Maps Adds Directions for Cyclists - Gadgetwise Blog - NYT

So it is not surprising that there are lots of questions about biking information on Google Maps forums. One group, called, has collected more than 51,000 signatures asking Google to add biking directions to its maps. On Wednesday, the company is answering the call, offering biking routes in 150 American cities in Google Maps. Google plans to unveil the service during the National Bike Summit in Washington. The event will be followed by a group ride at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Tex.

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