Yahoo! Maps has announced an update that delivers a number of improvements including; new neighborhood data, expanded worldwide coverage, and stylistic improvements.
Some of the improvements you might notice as you test-drive our updated Yahoo! Maps include:
- New Neighborhood Data at lower zoom levels with:
- 300 cities with new neighborhood data added throughout North America, from Palo Alto, to Chicago, to Toronto, etc.
- 12,000 new neighborhoods added, from “Lower East Side” (New York, Milwaukee, Bridgeport) to “Lower Collegetown” (Ithaca)
- Expanded Worldwide Coverage with much improved coverage, especially throughout Eastern Europe
- New POI information - highlighting Schools, Rest areas, Ski Resorts, etc.
Additional shaded relief levels worldwide
- City label density increased for better usability
- Style improvements such as Hybrid Road and Label colors adjusted for better legibility
- Lighter map tiles – with an average of 30-60% reduction in size
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