Google Maps update brings new map viewing options and search filters

Users will now be able to view a map full screen, view transit line colors when receiving transit directions, and filter search results for restaurants rated on Zagat. Here's the full breakdown of what's new in Google Maps 4.4.0:

  • View a full-screen map by tapping an empty spot on the map
  • See transit line colors on the map when you get transit directions
  • Filter search results for Zagat-rated restaurants (where available)
  • Type, or tap the mic and say, "directions to" a place for faster results
  • Bug fixes

Overall, all of the new features look to be welcome changes. However, the addition of of transit line colors is especially noteworthy for anyone trying to get around in the city. To snag the update, simply hit up the store link below to get started.

Dan Thorp-Lancaster