Google Maps got an update in August a year ago that adds more color to physical maps to make fluctuated topography more discernable. At that point, the organization had uncovered that it was working on adding comparable subtleties to road maps also, which would obviously show things like crosswalks, sidewalks, and pedestrian islands in urban areas. A month ago, Google revealed these progressions to a few clients, adding crosswalk markers and building numbers in certain cities. Presently, the feature is at last turning out to a more extensive audience in 4 significant urban areas.
As per a new report from Android Police, the detailed road maps are currently accessible for a majority of Google Maps clients in the following cities:
- London, UK (Central London)
- New York City, USA
- San Francisco, USA
- Tokyo, Japan (Central Tokyo)
Google Maps presently precisely shows subtleties like street width, rounded corners, and roadside vegetation. It additionally clearly demonstrates crosswalks, medians, pedestrian islands, and more in the previously mentioned locations. The extra subtleties are relied upon to assist the two pedestrians and individuals with disabilities plan their route more adequately.
Moreover, parks will show the actual width of pathways in dark green, alongside stairs in gray. In the event that you’ve gotten the update as of now, you ought to have the option to see these subtleties by zooming in to the road level in one of these cities.
The detailed street view is turning out as a server-side update, and it should arrive at most clients in the coming days. Google may add more areas in the coming months, yet the organization hasn’t released any data with respect to this right now. We’ll update this post as and when the definite Google Maps street view is accessible in more locations.