Google Letting You Know Exactly How Broken the London Underground is, Live

By Gary Cutlack on at

Google's adding new features to Google Maps' transport section in time for the 2012 London Olympics, with live London tube status updates now available in its mapping service.

As well as the very latest news about why the Circle Line's broken today, Google's also started listing TfL's planned engineering works for the weekends, which are incorporated into the 'Get Directions' route planner, making it easier for Londoners to experience the feeling of futility when trying to get anywhere. [Google via ES]