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Google Maps Adds All UK Public Transit Routes

PC Magazine - 12 May 2014
Those in the U.K. "can now check the best time and route for millions of departures for trains, tubes, trams, buses, and ferries every day," Google Maps Public Transit Product Manager David Tattersall wrote in a blog post Wednesday. "In total, 17,000 ...

Google Maps dismissed as 'unreliable' by Indian government

CNET - 23 Jun 2017
The country's mapping and surveying agency, Survey of India, urged citizens to stop relying on Google Maps and Google Earth, saying neither has been authenticated by the government, reported Business Standard. To encourage this, the SoI made its own ...

New flood maps could reveal changes in wyoming Valley

Scranton Times-Tribune - 23 Jun 2017
New maps of the flood zone will soon be available, said Chris Belleman, executive director of the Luzerne County Flood Protection Authority. A project supported by federal, state and local agencies will publish maps designed to inform people about ...

Snapchat's latest feature: a map that shows friends in real time

Axios - 22 Jun 2017
Snapchat debuted its latest feature Wednesday for its global iOS and Android users: Snap Map. The map is an entirely new screen on the app, and shows users, in real time, the location of where their friends are and what other Snapchatters are doing all ...

New Titanfall 2 Update Adding Maps, Third Weapon Slot

GameSpot - 22 Jun 2017
Respawn has provided details on the next update for Titanfall 2, which launches next week. Its primary additions come in the form of a pair of maps and a change to the number of weapons players can carry. The first of the maps is called War Games ...

Danger map reveals health threat zone

BBC News - 23 Jun 2017
South America is a hotbed of potential viruses that could be the next major threat to the world's health, according to "danger maps". The EcoHealth Alliance in New York looked at mammals, the viruses they harbour and how they come into contact with people.

Google Maps adds indigenous lands in Canada after long omission

The Guardian - 21 Jun 2017
More than 3,000 parcels of land belonging to indigenous peoples in Canada have been added to Google Maps and Google Earth, in an initiative that seeks to remedy what one First Nations cartographer described as a historical exclusion. The project ...

The Lion-Shaped Maps That United a Nation

Atlas Obscura - 19 Jun 2017
So in 1583, the cartographer Michaël Eytzinger, sensing the need for an even clearer national identity, took it upon himself to draw a unified map of this place that had just declared itself. The first Leo Belgicus, drawn by cartographer Michaël ...

95-Degree Days: How Extreme Heat Could Spread Across the World

New York Times - 22 Jun 2017
The map above, based on a new analysis from the Climate Impact Lab, shows how 95-degree days (35 degrees Celsius) are expected to multiply this century if countries take moderate climate action. In this scenario, countries would take some measures, but ...

Your 2 Cents: MAPS 3 Penny Sales Tax Extension Goes To The Voters KWTV - 23 Jun 2017
I'm concerned that the Oklahoma City City Council may be taking some of the shine off the MAPS star by asking voters to extend the penny tax to fix city streets. MAPS has been all about building unique projects that make Oklahoma City standout. Here's ...

Six Delhi maps chart the city's evolution from 1807 to 2021 - 23 Jun 2017
A map in the musty room of the National Archives of India shows Delhi in 1807, shortly after the arrival of the British in 1803. It highlights the hierarchy of settlements, from small to larger villages. The map marks out Shahajahanabad, Tughlaqabad ...

US top court to hear major Wisconsin case on electoral maps

CNBC - 19 Jun 2017
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether electoral maps drawn deliberately to favor a particular political party are acceptable under the Constitution in a case that could have huge consequences for American elections in the future.

How to track friends in realtime via Google Maps

Gizbot - 23 Jun 2017
A few weeks, Google announced a new feature to allow you to share your location with others. Yes! Google has rolled out a new feature for its Maps that let you tell your friends where you are and give them directions to your location. How to track ...

DSi Mobile Now Supports Google Maps

PR Newswire (press release) - 22 Jun 2017
UPLAND, Calif., June 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Dispatching Solutions, Inc. has announced that the upcoming release of the DSi Mobile platform will utilize the Google Maps Engine as its core mapping technology. Switching to the engine will provide DSi ...

Council to unveil potential district maps

Coast News - 22 Jun 2017
The City Council settled on four districts and electing the mayor at-large at a meeting on June 13, and asked for input and map ideas from residents to create four population-balanced districts. Valid maps will be included alongside maps prepared by ...

Survey of India calls to end reliance on Google Maps - 22 Jun 2017
Survey of India calls to end reliance on Google Maps NEW DELHI: The Survey of India Thursday stressed that the Indian users should cut their dependence on maps produced by foreign firms such as Google which according to it could not be considered as ...

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