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#1 of 8 Old 02-18-2009, 09:20 PM - Thead Starter
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We have a new one for public transit, and while using it I noticed that there's a Beta version for walking, so I put in my address and that of my parents, on the other side of the continent.

It takes back roads all the way because it plots the shortest route for walking. Interesting - it's not the same as by car!

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you're walkin' home?
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cool, might be able to give me better bike and skate routes
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The public transit option works pretty well too!

Combines info from the 2 systems I use (South Shore and Montréal)!
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I used something similar when planning vacations in London. I like how it gives you options...

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That's interesting! The walking route from my home to work (4 hours of walking!) would be a better biking route, but still not ideal traffic conditions for a walk. But such is life.

If I was going to walk to work, the route I would just would include trails through state game lands, then a bike path through town, and finally sidewalks.
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I'm only going where my eyes are going
I'm only going where my toes are pointed
I just bought me this new pair of big shoes
I'm only going if I can walk there with you
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They do say that it is in Beta and doesn't take trails or pathways into account, nor is there a guarantee that there's any sidewalks...

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