Motorists rejoice - live traffic updates for Brisbane roads are now available via Directions on Google Maps as the search giant updates the monitoring service first launched across major Australian cities in 2009.
This latest upgrade to the journey-planning function of the digital mapping service follows the recent inclusion of the city’s bicycle paths in the data streams which already enable public transport and walking route options.
“If you’d like to help make our estimates better through crowdsourcing and have a GPS-enabled phone, try using Google Maps for mobile the next time you’re in traffic,” the company writes.
Founded in 2010, the industry website, Crowdsourcing.org, is a neutral organization dedicated solely
to crowdsourcing and crowdfunding. As one of the most influential and credible authorities in the crowdsourcing space,
Crowdsourcing.org is recognized worldwide for its intellectual capital, crowdsourcing and crowdfunding
practice expertise and unbiased thought leadership.