Posted on March 09, 2010 10:50 PM
Google Maps to include bike routes
The world's most popular internet search engine is getting more bicycle-friendly. On Wednesday, March 10, 2010 Google began providing a service offering turn-by-turn bicycle directions on Google Maps. You will be able to see trails and bike lanes directly on the map and drag-and-drop points to customize your route Commuting and recreational cyclists will be able to use the web-based technology to plan trips or explore biking trails and routes in Chicago and 149 other U.S. cities, Google officials said in this Chicago Tribune article.