This is the road editing tool Google plans to introduce. [credit:
Google plans to introduce a new feature to Google Maps that will allow users to draw missing roads directly on the map, ostensibly improving the service’s coverage in some areas where Google’s data sources are not comprehensive.
The feature will only be available on the desktop web version of Google Maps, not on mobile phone apps. And it will—at least at first—be offered in 80 countries. Google says it will “vet” these suggested map changes before publishing them for other users to see.
Here’s how it works, according to Google: