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If you include your email address, we can respond when we fix the problem you identify -- or just email you to say thanks for your input. 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

…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. Bicycling advocates are, not surprisingly, enthused. “We think this is fantastic,” said D.L. Mr. Zimride. GoLoco. Avego - Efficiency in passenger transport.

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