Google Maps has greats improved, not only showing estimated time in traffic for drivers, but also for pedestrians, travelers, public transit, and for bicyclists. You can select the shortest route, the fastest route, or a totally different option, Google Maps provides many route options. depending on what is available and if you need to add intermediary stops along the way.
Once a start and a destination are entered, Google Maps will provide an estimated time of arrival and display alerts as they are reported. To begin navigation, click on the blue navigation (car icon). Proceed to enter a start and a destination address. You can select your current location, manually enter an address, or pick an address from previous entries.
After you enter your navigation addresses, you can choose which type of guidance to receive. The icons below the address fields provide the travel options as well as estimated travel times. Proceed to enter your route options. Click on the right corner menu to view your options.
Once you have selected your options, you can preview your route by clicking on the Preview icon on the map.
Clicking on the icons as they appear on the map will provide you with an update. Also, notice that as you navigate the map, you will see green and red lines representing traffic flow. The red lines will also provide the estimated traffic slowdown times and additional navigation options.
This completes this procedure.