FOR those who are not knowledgeable about the direction or location or landmark in Kuala Lumpur, Google Maps have always been the choice in helping solve their problems.Be aware of its influence to users, especially those who live around the capital city, Google Malaysia recently introduced three major additions to the application.
This improvement is intended to facilitate users in Malaysia in order to plan their journey at the same time help them to find accurate information on the current situation.
According to Google country manager for Malaysia, Sajith Sivanandan, adding that is done is by introducing an application for traffic and transit, and displays the interface in Bahasa Malaysia. He said, with characteristic open traffic in Maps, users are provided with information and data about the traffic congestion that occurs on the color code specified in the route.
“Three color code will guide the user in red shows the traffic congestion, yellow for slow down and green for smooth flow.
“This new layer allows the user specifically motorists to plan an alternative route to the destination to destination,” he said at the introduction of new applications to the media recently. ” / p> He added that drivers who are familiar with certain streets can also use the information provided to plan an alternative route to their destinations.
Also included in this latest application is a feature that provides transit public transport travel related information, particularly around Kuala Lumpur.
Google Maps offers information about public transport as a whole including the choice of public buses, monorail, commuter rail or Light Rail Transit (LRT).
Features It also offers a variety of transit options to users as an aid to them to avoid traffic congestion by using public transportation more efficient.
In addition, the introduction of interface options in Bahasa Malaysia is seen as an initiative in place to Google Maps utilized by the user.
Users can now access the application more effective and comfortable at the same time in accordance with their needs.
For the data traffic and transit, it is obtained from various sources including the Department of Transportation (RTD), private data providers and users Maps itself.