Google Introduces Wheelchair Accessible Navigation For Maps


Google on Thursday introduced a wheelchair-friendly navigation feature on its maps application that will provide optimal transit routes “to make getting around easier for those with mobility needs.”

The search giant announced that its widely used digital map program will now provide users with wheelchair accessible routes that list train and bus services that are the most accommodating for travelers or commuters in wheelchairs.

Google is also working on adding more street views of urban centers and transit systems so that people with mobility needs can scout out locations ahead of time.

Read more at The Hill.



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