• But of course not everyone drives or always needs to drive, so today we’re bringing walking directions for 44 African countries!
  • Click on the “walking” icon at the top



    The same functionality is also available for the mobile version of Maps:


    Google is able to get all of these directions thanks to cartographers on the ground in Africa. By “crowdsourcing” these efforts, the company can make this feature available wherever people really want it to be, which is pretty cool.

    Are you a walker? Let us know what your experiences have been using walking directions from any app in the comments. 

    Source: TNW