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Windows Phone Blog Announces Plans to Expand Traffic Data Option in New Cities

Scott Borton, a Senior PM in the Windows Phone Map App space, gives a quick introduction to the traffic option and highlights a few of the team’s latest upgrades in a recent blog post: Beep! Beep! Better traffic coverage on the way.

If you haven’t tried checking the latest traffic conditions on your phone yet, open Maps, expand the menu, and tap Show Traffic.


Enjoy the expanded traffic coverage to more highways and secondary streets through your Windows Phone!


  • Bing Maps will be NOT in Windows Phone 8 , so , what is the future of that ?

  • More details for Windows Phone 8 features will be shared in the coming weeks but in the meantime, you can enjoy this feature on your Windows Phone 7 device.

  • It should be noted that it was also announced that applications in Windows Phone 7 would also work in Windows Phone 8. That said, if Bing Maps works in Windows Phone 7 (which we know it does using the Bing Maps Silverlight control), then there is no reason why it won't work in Windows Phone 8.

  • Awesome updates.