Google Maps update makes it easier to walk through New York and three other major cities

Google Maps, once again, is being updated to include more accurate information about local streets including crosswalks and a crossing island. The latter provides a safe space where pedestrians can protect themselves while crossing a road with multiple lanes. Right now, this detailed information is available for only four cities: London, England; New York, U.S.; San Francisco, U.S.; and Tokyo, Japan.
According to Google, you can check out the new look for the streets in these cities by opening the Google Maps app on your phone. Type in directions to one of those places …
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