|Updates to the new Google Maps—Pegman, Earth tours and traffic||Daniel - Google Community Manager||11/6/13 10:30 AM|
Hello Maps Community,
Today, we’re excited to announce a few great updates to the new Google Maps, including updates to Street View, Earth View, and driving directions!
Explore the world with Pegman
You can now see areas where Street View is available with one click.
Get a bird’s-eye view with Earth Tours
Explore beautiful, 3D imagery of buildings and terrain for thousands of locations from above with Earth Tours available right in your browser. (Available on WebGL-enabled browsers, like Chrome.) Wherever you see the Earth Tour icon, you can click, sit back, and get a virtual tour from a soaring angle. Ascend the Swiss Alps or circle the Statue of Liberty. Learn more
Navigate the roads with confidence
When you search for driving directions, you’ll now see congestion along the route and real-time incidents on the map, including data reported by Waze. You’ll also be able to see typical traffic at a specific day and time—when viewing traffic, simply select “Typical traffic” and change the time. Learn more.
Google Maps Community Manager