What happened to pedestrian navigation?

Lumber
Lumber Registered Users Posts: 5
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I have just updated to 3.3, and I’ve noticed that walking and cycling directions are no longer present in the “Change Route Type” menu.

How can I access these directions again?

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  • VikramK
    VikramK Administrators Posts: 14,518
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    Hi @Lumber
    See our official response to the removal of this functionality here-

    https://discussions.tomtom.com/en/discussion/comment/1777980/#Comment_1777980
    Jürgen wrote: »
    GO Navigation is optimised for car navigation. With our latest map technology we can’t guarantee optimal routing for cycling and walking and therefore we have decided to remove these route types. In addition, these route types are being used less than 0.5% of the time by our current userbase.

    Regards,
    Vikram.

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  • VikramK
    VikramK Administrators Posts: 14,518
    Moderator
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    Hi @Lumber
    See our official response to the removal of this functionality here-

    https://discussions.tomtom.com/en/discussion/comment/1777980/#Comment_1777980
    Jürgen wrote: »
    GO Navigation is optimised for car navigation. With our latest map technology we can’t guarantee optimal routing for cycling and walking and therefore we have decided to remove these route types. In addition, these route types are being used less than 0.5% of the time by our current userbase.

    Regards,
    Vikram.
  • nigelbbb
    nigelbbb Registered Users Posts: 116
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    Who cares? Apple Maps is far superior to TomTom for walking routes.
  • Lumber
    Lumber Registered Users Posts: 5
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    nigelbbb wrote: »
    Who cares? Apple Maps is far superior to TomTom for walking routes.

    Dang, no hesitation there LOL