Google Maps has added a new feature: search transit directions by types of transit and time spent outside. Want to take the light rail and not the bus? Willing to take a longer route if it means fewer transfers and time spent outside in the cold? Google will now oblige.
More data equals more choices and for Google to have taken the time to index all the more types of public transit is a real service to transit riders...The new feature is live now.
Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Google Transit will minimize time spent waiting
Google added new features to their transit maps that can help reduce the time spent waiting and number of transfers: