Google Maps on Monday Launched some new features for Android and iOS to keep travelers and commuters up to date on how may affect their trip. That includes information like how to restrict travel and how crowded public transport is. TechCrunch previous report.
Transit notices from local agencies will now show up on Maps to notify people of government duties related to public transportation, such as whether services are not available or if need to wear a mask. Alerts are currently available in the US, UK, India, Mexico, France, Thailand, Spain, Netherlands, Columbia, Brazil, Argentia, Austria and Belgium. More countries will be added soon.
Google will also let users know if their trip involves a COVID-19 checkpoint, such as when crossing an international border. This feature was launched with the United States, Canada and Mexico.
The warning will also …