Apr 6, 2012

TIPS: Google Maps Malaysia's New Traffic and Transit Features

Now you can see the Live Traffic conditions on Malaysian roads using Google Maps Malaysia, yes, you need to logon to google.com.my. You can do this by turning on the Traffic layer on Maps (look at Box 1 in the first image), users can quickly see whether roads are congested or traffic is flowing freely based on colour coding (Box 3 in the first image)— red for chock-a-bloc, yellow for slow moving, and green for smooth flowing. As you can see from the map in the image below, it is the infamous Puchong toll along the LDP in Klang Valley in the morning going towards Kepong.
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In the image below, you can see that "Get Directions" "by car" now shows you the estimated time taken to arrive at your destination.
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For the public transit, Google Maps now shows the time taken for users to get to their destination using public transportation and the estimated time of arrival.
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Check traffic conditions now at google.com.my. Share this with your friends and keep techknew alive!

2 feedbacks:

fairy taley said...

Ah that's cool. The next time I go to Malaysia I can make use of google maps! :)

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