Google Maps is adding a useful feature to the app for the users of the United States. The Google Maps app will now show you the bike-sharing stations within the app. You can simply locate the exact location of the bike-sharing station and can hire a bike from there using the maps app. The service has been rolled out in 24 cities.
With a new Google Maps update, users will be able to see Bike-sharing stations with the number of bikes available for hire. If you already are on a bike and want to return it back, you will get to see if there is any space available to return it right from the Google Maps app. Yes, it has become that simple and you will love it if you love riding on a bike.
The same feature was under its testing mode in the New York City which is now rolled out to 24 different cities in 16 countries. Google Maps will show you the integrated bike app like Citi Bike to display the numbers of bikes and their availability.
This has become possible with the help of Ito World. This platform provides information to Google about the bike-sharing stations and their exact locations.
If we talk about the cities getting this major update of Google Maps with Bike-sharing stations feature, Barcelona, Berlin, Brussels, Budapest, Chicago, Dublin, Hamburg, Helsinki, Kaohsiung, London, Los Angeles, Lyon, Madrid, Mexico City, Montreal, New Taipei City, Rio de Janeiro, San Francisco Bay Area, São Paulo, Toronto, Vienna, Warsaw, and Zurich will start receiving this update.
The new Google Maps update has been rolled out for both, Android and iOS users in the above-listed cities of 16 different countries. The update will soon reach out to your device in the next few days. You can also manually check for the new update of the Google Maps by visiting the Google Play Store or AppStore’s pages from the respective Smartphone.
Currently, the update is made available for 24 Cities only. The company will make the same update available to more cities and countries in the coming months. We will update you with more official information.
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