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August 16, 2008


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What I'd love is for Google Maps or Mapquest to recognize Beach Drive and Rock Creek Parkway as the best way to get in and out of the city on a north-south axis. Also, in terms of walking, I don't think Google has totally worked out the fact that just because there's a one-way street doesn't mean it's not available for walking.

Definitely a step in the right direction (no pun intended), but quite a few glitches to knock out.


At least they warn you to "[u]se caution – [t]his route may be missing sidewalks or pedestrian paths," since asking for directions from Court House to a friend's Georgetown office put me on the Whitehurst Freeway on foot.

I think a great idea would be to have people who use the service rate the directions with an explanation as to why this is or is not a viable pedestrian route; then have it reviewed if directions in a certain area continues to receive bad ratings.

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