The excellent rome2rio now shows a “transport layer” in its map interface. This shows all rail and bus routes available on the site. Airports are also shown on the map. More at the rome2rio blog. Map of Oregon’s intercity services shown below.
The Google Transit email group periodically has seen requests for a feature to plan rail-only trips, or to express other mode preferences. There have also been requests for features to minimize walking distance or transfers. Now, it is possible to express these preferences for transit directions in Google Maps. Users may click the “show options” […]
Today, Trillium Solutions finished creating the Humboldt County Transportation Services Guide [Download PDF]. It’s headed for the printer and bound for buses, transit centers, businesses, and social services locations next week. Before this guide, printed schedule information and maps for each agency were available separately. That made it more difficult for passengers to plan inter-agency […]
TriMet, The Open Planning Project, and developers of FivePoints, OneBusAway, Graphserver, and byCycle are working on an ambitious open-source multi-modal trip planner (the project name is OpenTripPlanner). When finished, the multi-modal trip planner software will plan journeys by a combination of biking, walking, and transit in the areas where it has been implemented. For regions […]