LA Metro, Riverside Transit Agency, SEPTA and many more join Google Transit

June and early July have seen many new agencies participate in Google Transit.

Here are all the newly launched Google Transit Partners.  Most of these are large systems.

Asia

Bangkok in Thailand
Hyderabad Hyderabad Multi Modal Transit System (India)

Australia

Sydney Monorail & Light Rail

North America

Utah Transit Authority in Salt Lake City
Riverside Transit Agency in Riverside County, CA
Halifax Metro Transit in Nova Scotia, Canada
SEPTA in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
VIA Metropolitan Transit in San Antonio, Texas
Northern Californa Capitol Corridor
Los Angeles Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (California)
Metro Rock Island County Metropolitan Mass Transit District in Rock Island County (Illinois)

Europe
MZK in Zielona Góra, Poland

Following June, a lot more people around the world now have a tool help them more easily understand and use transit systems.  Everytime a major agency launches on Google Transit, there is a burst of corresponding excited messages on Twitter.  See the search for “google transit” in twitter and check it out.

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.