Google Maps will highlight accessible locations with a wheelchair icon – Engadget
Google Accessible Places


Since 2016, Google has achieved a greater job of creating Maps extra helpful to wheelchair customers and people with restricted mobility. In 2018, as an example, it added a function that allows you to discover accessible transit routes. With the assist of crowdsourcing, the corporate says Maps now has accessibility-related data on greater than 15 million locations internationally. As the corporate factors out, highlighting places that make coming into and exiting simple is helpful to quite a lot of folks (as mother and father with strollers can attest), not simply those that rely upon wheelchairs. 

Google says it plans to roll out the accessible locations performance to customers steadily starting at present with individuals who reside within the US, Australia, Japan and the UK, with availability in different nations to comply with. 

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