Bus stop locations appear in Google Maps Street View

Google’s Street View features shows where businesses, organizations, and other features are by inserting icons into the street images.  One of the features included is bus stops.  If a system is on Google Transit, with accurately-located bus stops, then customers can know exactly where they will be waiting and transferring before making the trip.

Mapping transit frequency online

Jarrett Walker at humantransit.org makes the case for frequent transit network maps. If you look at almost any street map, a map designed for motorists or to give people a general sense of the shape of the city, you’ll see clear signals that the lines on the map are not all equal. A Google street […]