Google has many apps that helps user for their comfort and easy living. It has also introduced Google Maps where we get traffic updates on real time basis. Now Google extended its services for 12 more cities which including Kolkata, Visakhapatnam, Thiruvananthapuram, Coimbatore, Nagpur, Lucknow, Surat, Indore, Ludhiana, Kochi, Madurai and Bhopal on Google Maps. This latest update to Google Maps makes traffic information available for all national highways and expressways in India.
There are series of updates that Google has been releasing for the Maps. Recently Google rolled out voice-enabled route guidance for 20 Indian cities. The feature is available in Hindi and English languages.
Suren Ruhela, director, program management at Google says “We are constantly working on making Google Maps a more comprehensive, daily tool for Indians and we hope that this new real-time traffic information for 12 cities and all national highways will help drivers across the country find the best routes to their destinations with the fewest delays.”
Its really helpful as this traffic feature is available on both mobile and desktop versions of Google Maps. It helps a person to see real time traffic conditions/updated traffic information time to time across a total of 34 cities in India. So, likewise we can plan our journey.
Once the traffic layer is turned on in Google Maps, the user can see routes mapped out in different colors, indicating the different levels of traffic speed on those respective roads. While in navigation mode, Google Maps will also use real time traffic information to more accurately estimate time of arrival and to provide options for alternate routes if there are faster options available and make user satisfied with the route he/she choose and also makes the journey strain less.
“Green means there are no traffic delays on the road, Orange indicates a medium amount of traffic and Red means heavier traffic congestion,” he added.
Hope many users will make use of this feature and gets satisfied…