Earlier today Niantic announced that they are expanding the Nearby Pokemon Tracker to the rest of the continental United States and large parts of Europe.
They also mentioned that they review all requests/feedback submitted on their official social media accounts and make changes according to that.
here is Niantic’s direct message from their website Pokemon GO.com
The Nearby feature expands reach
We will be expanding the Nearby Pokémon feature to the rest of the continental United States and large parts of Europe. We will continue to review the feedback submitted on our official social media accounts and in other channels and make changes if necessary.
The Pokémon GO team