Google Maps expands biking direction data for Australia and Europe

Google Maps expands biking direction data for Australia and Europe

Google has added tons of data related to biking directions for Australia and European countries.

Google Maps expands biking direction data for Australia and Europe

Google said:

Helping cyclists navigate the bike trails throughout those countries proved hugely popular, so we’re wheelie excited to announce that starting today, we’ve also added extensive biking data to Google Maps for Austria, Australia, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. In many of these countries we are also enabling biking directions in beta mode.

To start off, we’ve added information about bike trails, lanes and recommended roads directly to the map through the updated biking directions legend. This can help you get a better sense of your route, or easily find trails nearby for a recreational ride. When you’re zoomed into a city, use the widget at the top right of the map to turn on the “Bicycling” layer.

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