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March 27, 2014

S.F. voters support 'Google buses,' poll says

The telephone poll of 500 likely San Francisco voters found that, overall, 57% have a favorable view of the shuttles, and only 18% have a negative view.


March 10, 2014

Advocates hope Google will pick up Muni tab for seniors, disabled

Some transit officials support the proposed program to provide free services to low-income seniors and people with disabilities, which would reduce the agency’s revenue by $4 million to $6 million annually.


January 7, 2014

San Francisco to charge operators of tech buses

The agreement, which had been in the works for months, took on added urgency in recent weeks as protesters blocked Google buses in San Francisco and Oakland, according to the report.


April 30, 2013

Chicago adds Red Line trip planner

Release in preparation for upcoming project that will completely rebuild the tracks and improve stations over a 10-mile stretch.


October 10, 2012

Canadian agency partners with INIT, Google

YRT/Viva is the first transit agency in Canada to offer real-time trip planning on Google with up-to-the-minute next bus departure information.


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.


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.


August 8, 2011

CTTransit New Haven now on Google

It is expected that CTTRANSIT's Stamford Division is the next service to utilize Google Transit, and other CTTRANSIT divisions are expected soon after.


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.


May 13, 2011

D.C. Metro added to Google Maps

Metro, in partnership with Google, announced that riders can visit http://maps.google.com/, select "Get Directions" and the "public transit" icon, and enter their start and end address. People with mobile devices can use the Google Maps for Mobile application.


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