Traffic jams and road events

To show visual traffic information, tap Traffic  (to hide it, just tap again).

The traffic jam level is indicated by color:

  • — traffic is moving freely
  • — traffic is moving slower in this area
  • — traffic is jammed up
  • — no movement

If there is no reliable traffic data for a given area at the time, then you will not see a color indicator.

When this mode is turned on, the Traffic button displays information about the traffic jam level using a point scale: .

Traffic conditions are measured on a ten-point scale:

  • 1 — Roads are clear.
  • 2 — Roads are mostly clear.
  • 3 — There are some points of congestion.
  • 4 — There are some points of congestion.
  • 5 — Heavy traffic
  • 6 — Bumper-to-bumper traffic
  • 7 — Serious traffic jams
  • 8 — Traffic is backed up for kilometers.
  • 9 — It is impossible to drive through the city.
  • 10 — It would be faster to walk.

To find out how fast traffic is moving on a given part of the road, hold your cursor over it:

When Traffic mode is turned on, you will see the Traffic settings button, which opens the “Traffic” toolbar when you click on it.

On the Today toolbar, you'll see a traffic prognosis for the upcoming hour. Move the slider between Now — In an hour:

To view road events on the map (road work, accidents, etc.) enable the Road events option in the toolbar. Click it to see a message about events:

Icons:
  • — accident
  • — road blocked
  • — other
  • — road work
  • — bridge up
  • — event occurring in the future (for example, the bridge will be up).

To see traffic statistics for different days or times, go to the Statistics tab in the traffic toolbar, click on a day, and move the slider to the appropriate time. For example, Wed, 14:00:

The map will display traffic for that time.