June 28, 2012

Google adds public transit data to Maps product

SAN FRANCISCO — Google announced Wednesday that it has added public transit data to its Maps API, allowing 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. Transit routes will include the number of stops, direction of travel, and type of vehicle, according to a VentureBeat.com report.

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