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November 27, 2013

Google Street View update maps rail, subway stations

Now shows more than 50 train and subway stations and 16 airports. The feature is designed to give travelers more of a preview of their travel experience.


October 2, 2013

Amtrak, Google create interactive train locator map

The new train location tracking system, available at Amtrak.com, provides near real-time train status of more than 300 daily trains, estimates of arrival times and station information — all in the context of the Amtrak national system map.


March 28, 2013

Google Maps adding more live transit info

New York City, Washington, D.C. and Salt Lake City users can now access live departure times on rail lines.


August 16, 2012

1M public transit stops on Google Maps for Android

The new version allows you to highlight a single mode of transportation (subway, bus, or train), temporarily hiding the other transit information, thus making it easier to map your destination.


July 31, 2012

Google adds NYC subway alerts to Maps

Riders can click on any of the 468 stations labeled on Google Maps to find planned service changes expected to affect that station at the time. Alerts will also be included in the step-by-step transit directions.


June 28, 2012

Google adds public transit data to Maps product

Move allows third-party developers plugging Google’s Maps product into their web and mobile applications to provide their users with public transit routes, color-coded transit layers, and schedules.


May 16, 2012

New Orleans transit tests real-time bus tracking

The beta version for estimated time of arrival/real-time tracking, launched for consumer testing, lets riders subscribe to get real time status updates and alerts delivered to their mobile devices for their preferred routes and transit stops.


March 29, 2012

Google Maps for Android gets new public transit options

In addition to added bus and subway options, users will also be able to select from various route options, such as the recommended route, one with fewer transfers, or one that involves less walking.


December 29, 2011

Nebraska transit now on Google Maps

Passengers will be able to designate an origin and destination in the Omaha area and receive detailed bus directions including route maps, bus stop locations, departure times, and trip duration.


June 9, 2011

Google Maps adds live transit updates

Transit data available for Boston, Portland, San Diego and San Francisco in the U.S., and Madrid and Turin in Europe.


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