Google Maps Rolls out Bike Routes in Six European Countries

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Search engine giant Google announced on Monday that its extensive bike directions on Google Maps have reached several European countries, including Germany, France, Poland, Ireland, Luxembourg, and Liechtenstein.

“Back in 2012, we added biking directions to our maps for a number of countries in Europe. It proved to be a popular feature among cycling amateurs and enthusiasts, ” Kai Hansen, Google Product Manager, Geo, Zurich wrote in the blog post.

“Like in other countries, we’ve added information about bike trails, lanes and recommended roads directly to the map.”

Google Maps debuted bike directions for much of the U.S. and Canada in 2010. It has since added in other countries around the world, including Austria, Australia, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, and the U.K.