an update that is now available in Google Play, Android phones will now be able to give navigational directions for biking. Google Maps has over 530,000 kilometers of biking paths, so chances are you will be able to use this in an area around you. Make sure to check out the update!
Another change came to Google Maps, this time on desktop rather than mobile. On Google's Map Maker, you can now share your changes on Google+ much easier. You can see this by going to the Map Maker in Google Maps and clicking on the "Share" button in the upper right hand corner. Follow these steps for more help and information.