"We'll start rolling this out globally in March, although availability may vary by region", Dane Glasgow, Vice President of Product, Google Maps, told reporters via video conference from Google's headquarters in Mountain View, California.
Commute: Whether you're traveling by auto or public transit, the Commute tab is there to make sure you're on the most efficient route.
The app has also been a target for disinformation, and Google said it took down some three million fake business profiles entered by users in 2018 alone.
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Transit tidbits have been enhanced to include whether buses or trains tend to be hot or cold, accommodations for people with disabilities, and whether there is security on board.
These useful bits of information come from past riders who've shared their experiences and will appear alongside public transit routes when available. Local experts and publishers will provide information regarding the trending places in a nearby area. Because the pin is now on its own, it has transformed from a humble red into a smorgasbord of Google's brand colours, in the formation of roads on a street map.
The first major change you'll see is an updated icon.
Today every single person in the Google Maps (Google Maps) is used.
The company's CEO Sundar Pichai said Google Maps 15 years of the whole to be congratulated on that. The tab will also recommend places based on an individual's map history. Mobile apps like Google's have helped billions of people travel more efficiently. Google has also improved its Live View, which was launched previous year, with new AR overlays. Once a staid tool for navigation, Google Maps has become the app to turn to when you want to discover what exciting things are going on at your current location, and where you can find the best eateries in town.