Awesome: Local Transit on Google Maps for iPhone

I didn’t notice exactly when it happened, but Google Maps has been updated with information about the public transit routes and fares here in town. It’s pretty awesome. Instead of fighting with paper maps or the local transit authority’s own trip finder implementation, I can just pull up Google Maps on my iPhone and plot a trip from my location to wherever I need to go.

Not only is it pretty sweet that I get information like bus routes, total fare required, and scheduled departures, but if I keep monitoring the app while on the bus, it’ll also tell me how far away I am from my stop:

I’ll have to keep an eye on it to see if it goes by traffic or published schedules to adjust the time, but either way it’s pretty sweet. It’s good to live in the future.

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  1. Hullo, I was locked out of StackOverflow forever perhaps because of my poor English without even an opportunity for investigating the thing nor fix my situation. I would not expect such a resource to be racist in nature and I would consider you and the other member of the staff to reconsider my case as I do not feel I deserve such behavior that would hinder my job as a software developer.

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    • Fabrizio, this is my personal blog and I don’t handle Stack Exchange-related issues here. Please email us using the “Contact Us” link at the bottom of every page on Stack Overflow.

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