Google Maps Equipped with Wheelchair Accessible Transit Routes

Published Date : Mar 16, 2018

Google has at long last made sense of an approach to make one of its most prevalent services more valuable to the estimated 2.2 million individuals in the United States who rely upon a wheelchair to get around. Today, the organization said it is including "wheelchair accessible" courses to Google Maps, which will enable individuals to discover which open transportation courses are really wheelchair open. It's a long-past due idea that could make the world a somewhat less demanding spot to get around in.

The fetaureis at first being taken off in a few urban areas that are significant travel center points, including London, New York, Tokyo, Mexico City, Boston, and Sydney. A year ago, Google Maps added the capacity to check whether a space is wheelchair open. It has likewise been improving and refreshing the Street View pictures of travel stations so individuals can preview these areas early.

The search engine giant reported that individuals would now be able to utilize Google Maps to get directions that are provided to individuals with portability issues. Despite the fact that individuals can utilize Google Maps to get around utilizing open travel, those courses may not be most appropriate for individuals with wheelchairs or who have different handicaps. By including much greater availability data, those in wheelchairs, or pushing strollers will have a less demanding time traveling.