Google Maps now shows real-time train status directly within the app, and you'll also start seeing more accurate bus travel times for local buses. Google is also adding mixed-mode commute suggestions that include an auto-rickshaw.
Google Maps is picking up a feature from Waze that lets users view speed limits, locations of speed cameras and mobile speed cameras. The feature was in limited testing in the U.S. and other markets, but is now rolling out widely to over 40 countries.
You're supposed to rely on voice commands in Google Maps while you're driving — don't tap and drive, friends! — and those voice commands are getting a major upgrade today as Google Assistant comes to Google Maps.
As the old saying goes, "knowledge is power" — and we're going to give you all of the tools necessary to know what information Google knows about your location, and how to clean it up or stop further reporting.
Google Maps offers a Timeline feature that lets you browse the places you've visited along with the routes traveled. The feature pulls in images you've taken at a particular location to give you an overview of your travels. Here's how it works.