Google gets bike-friendly
Jon HilkevitchThe world's most popular Internet search engine is getting more bicycle-friendly. On Wednesday, Google will unveil a service offering bicycling directions on its Google Maps feature. Hard-core and recreational cyclists will be able to use the Web-based technology to plan trips or explore biking trails and routes in Chicago and 149 other U.S. cities, Google officials said. Several online bike-trip sites already exist. But bicycling advocates hope Google's entrance in the market benefits not only individual riders but Chicago's transit system as a whole. One goal is to make it easier for non- or infrequent cyclists to access the service, thereby promoting more bicycling. Read on...
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"Google gets bike-friendly", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), octobre 2010. Consulté le 24/09/2023. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/google-gets-bike-friendly