Google launches mobile traffic maps for mobiles

James Middleton

July 25, 2006

1 Min Read
Google launches mobile traffic maps for mobiles

Former search company, Google, on Tuesday announced it has begun offering US mobile users “live” traffic data.

Google Maps for Mobile, part of a slew of new products aimed at the desktop and mobile user, will allow users to chose a destination and show traffic in that area, live.

Traffic data is sent to the mobile with road conditions colour coded to represent different conditions: red for congested, yellow for slow traffic and green for clear roads. US users can access the new service at

Google said in a statement that it is offering comprehensive data on traffic conditions in more than 30 metropolitan areas in America.

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