Category Archives: New Features

Streets & Trips 2013 is now available!

Today is the day S&T 2013 becomes available for all! Visit microsoft.com/streets for complete product information and to order. Updated maps include 150,000 miles of new roads in the US and Canada, plus 2.5 million points of interest to help you … Continue reading

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Early Valentine’s Day present….

The ‘official’ launch of Microsoft Streets & Trips 2011 is not until next week but we here at the S&T team blog are pleased to provide our blog readers with a link to the trial download. Microsoft Streets & Trips 2011 … Continue reading

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How to get timezones in Streets & Trips

Many users have requested the ability to display timezones on Streets & Trips. The problem is that there is no such feature currently. In a recent forum thread I suggested that users take the time to create this data manually … Continue reading

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Mapping the Election Results in MapPoint

With the US Senate elections just around the corner, it gives me the opportunity to write about MapPoint – the big sibling of Streets & Trips.  It is primarily targeted towards enterprise and business users versus the general consumer.  With … Continue reading

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Using Area Hit Detect to know where you clicked

Most of us are familiar with the “road hit detect” feature in Streets & Trips.  If you zoom down to street level you can click on a road and you can see what the street address is for that location. … Continue reading

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AutoRoute Software is Back for 2010

You may have heard rumors that the Microsoft AutoRoute product was dead but apparently it was just hibernating. What is AutoRoute?  It is trip planning and navigation software much like Microsoft Streets & Trips but with European maps.  In fact, … Continue reading

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New for 2010: New Points of Interest (POI) Categories

Many travelers and Streets & Trips enthusiasts have asked for additional POI categories.  Great idea!  We’ve added 5 new categories for the 2010 release. Pharmacies Post offices National parks Community centers Ferry terminals These new categories (as well as the … Continue reading

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