Google Maps Introduces Accessible Places

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"Accessible Places" is a new feature (May 2020) in Google Maps. This feature lists whether a location has an accessible entrance, seating, restrooms and parking. Accessible Places is now available for both Android and iOS. 

Google Maps currently has accessibility information for over 15 million places world wide, benefiting more than 130 million wheelchair users worldwide and over 30 million Americans. The recent update includes the ability for users to easily contribute accessibility information.

Turn on Accessible Places

  • Make sure your Google Maps app is updated
  • Select "Accessibility"
  • Turn on "Accessible Places"