March 28, 2013
New York City, Washington, D.C. and Salt Lake City users can now access live departure times on rail lines.
August 16, 2012
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
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
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
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
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
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
Transit data available for Boston, Portland, San Diego and San Francisco in the U.S., and Madrid and Turin in Europe.
January 25, 2011
Google Transit on Google Maps is a public transportation planning tool that combines the latest BC Transit schedule and route information with the power of Google Maps.
September 4, 2009
Transit planning information is also accessible by cellular phones, such as iPhone, Blackberry, WindowsMobile, S60, and other Java enabled phones.
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