Google Maps for mobile includes transit

gtm_screenshot.jpgLast week, the new version of Google Maps for mobile added transit directions. This means that if your agency is in Google Maps/Transit, then people in your area can look up transit information from their connected mobile phone/PDA when they’re on-the-go and need the information most.

Read more about some of the handy features of the latest version of Google Maps for mobile here, Get bus and train directions on the go with Google Maps for mobile at the official Google mobile blog.

Google Maps for mobile is available for most many web-enabled mobile phones including Blackberry and Nokia/Symbian devices.

If your agency is already on Google Maps/Transit, then send out a press release and put a link your your website to help people take advantage of this service. If your agency isn’t participating in Google Transit yet, here’s another terrific reason to.

Aaron is the founding principal of Trillium Solutions, Inc. He brings experience that includes 13 years of experience 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.