Live transit updates in Google Maps

Google Maps now presents live transit updates for four U.S. cities and two European cities: Boston, Portland, Ore., San Diego, San Francisco, Madrid and Turin. This feature appeared at maps.google.com and in Google Maps for Android about a month ago.

Screenshot and video below. Here’s the announcement from the Official Google Blog.

The Google Transit Partner Program site has information on live transit updates.

Aaron is the founding principal of Trillium Solutions, Inc. He brings experience that includes 12 years of web-development with 8 years in public transportation, with knowledge of fixed-route transportation, paratransit, rural transportation, and active transportation modes. Aaron is a recognized expert in developing data standards, web-application design, digital communications, and online marketing strategy. He originally developed Trillium’s GTFS Manager, and has played a key role in the development of the GTFS data specification since 2007.