Archives for Glen Ames

  1. You’ve probably noticed all the great new features that MapQuest has been recently rolling out including the ability to drag your route to follow the path you want. With all the time you invest in personalizing your travel plans, wouldn’t it be great if you could save your results? Well, now you can create and save custom maps as well as personalize your MapQuest experience.

    Introducing My MapQuest.

    Get your very own place on MapQuest to store all your favorite maps, access your recently mapped locations, and edit your own settings that make MapQuest a more personal experience. The best part is that once you sign up, you take this with you on any computer and, soon, on your mobile device.

    Sign Up today and benefit from My MapQuest features such as:

    • My Maps – Save your mapped locations, custom routes with driving directions, and favorite business searches.
    • My Settings – Save your personal settings for use wherever you access MapQuest, at home, work or on the road.
    • Route Fuel Cost Calculator – Using your saved vehicle information, get estimated fuel cost for any routes you create on MapQuest.
    • Recent Locations – Access the last 10 locations you found on MapQuest wherever you are signed into My MapQuest.

    More Soon…
    In this release we’re putting together the foundation of a personalized MapQuest experience but you can be sure that we will be adding great new features to make your journey more seamless in the coming months. Here at MapQuest we’re focusing on creating features that make your life on the road easier.

    Find out more about the great new feature of My MapQuest and sign up today!

  2. With gas prices being top of everyone’s mind, you’ll be glad to know MapQuest just made finding cheap gas in your city easier. We’ve updated the Gas Prices home page to show prices at gas stations right near your current location. Even if you haven’t set a default location with MapQuest, we’ll try to determine a location near you and show the three lowest priced stations in your area.

    Local gas prices shown by default

    For an even more local view, the Gas Prices home page will use your home or work location if you have set a default on

    Set your home and work locations in the If you don’t already have a home or work default assigned, just go to the MapQuest Settings page. Or, find it by clicking on the “Saved & Recent” area in the Maps form area and input your home or work default.

    Go look for cheap gas now by visiting MapQuest Gas Prices or click on the Gas Prices icon in the MapQuest header.