Last week a new option was added for public transit directions in Google Maps. You can now choose the last possible trip for the day to get you where you want to go (probably home?). This is a convenient option to check before heading out for the evening, if, for example, you are trying to […]
Google has shown a lot of dedication over the years to keeping the presentation of transit options in Google Maps looking current, and providing quality information in an easy to use format. Trillium is happy to say we’ve made a few suggestions that have been incorporated. The changes released today brought a lot more key […]
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.
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 […]