Google Maps adds Mixed Transit with Ridesharing and Biking Directions


Google Maps is undoubtedly the most useful service offered by Google to Android and iOS users. We have seen a lot of updates to Google Maps over the past few months. Today’s update is something innovative that nobody has ever expected. People who are using different vehicles to reach out to their destinations, Google has acquired a new feature to such people.

Google Maps lets you select from feet, bike, car, pogo stick options while navigating. People who are planning out journeys through different public transportations services, Google is combining all the directions with one to provide better real-time navigation experience.

The new Mixed Transit feature is for the first and last mile of your journey while navigating through the Maps. The new function combines public transit with bike riding and ridesharing.

The new Mixed Transit feature will come along with a new Google Maps update. It will be located under the Transit Directions tab with Mixed Modes. Once selected, Google Maps will suggest the users the primary public transportation sources. You can choose from walking, ridesharing, biking options to finish your journey within Google Maps. What good here are everything updates in real-time.

Apart from this, Google Maps will also give you useful details about your journey if you use different modes of transportations throughout your journey. Google Maps will let you know the total cost of your trip. You will also get to see how much traffic is there on your way and how much time you have to wait there.

You will get to know the depart timing of your bus or train right within the Google Maps. There are many other customizable options available to choose your ride from your favourite ride provider. You will also get an option to choose the ride type.

For bikers, the Maps will show up the paths of Cyclists with all the useful information that could make your journey or trip free from hassle.

The new Google Maps Mixed Transit feature will be coming to the Google Maps app in the coming weeks. This feature will be made available to 30 countries across the globe.

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