Posts tagged with 'Google Transit'
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Streetscape in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Google Transit, a web-based transport app that recently became available in Porto Alegre, still faces many challenges. Photo by Marcelo Druck/Flickr.
Two steps forward, one step back: Google Transit launches in Porto Alegre, Brazil
Google Transit has come to the southern Brazilian city of Porto Alegre. Google Transit’s introduction to developing cities like Porto Alegre provides enormous potential benefits to urban residents by allowing them to plot a course from one location to another ...
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Google Transit Now With Live Updates
Google Transit Now With Live Updates
I almost cried the day that Washington, D.C.’s Metro and Google announced that users could use Google Maps to plan their trips on the D.C. area public transit system. Today Google announces even bigger news for all Google Transit users: ...
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Google Maps Now Includes Bicycling Directions
Google Maps Now Includes Bicycling Directions
Google Maps now has directions for cyclists! In 2005, Google started offering directions for car drivers, then two years later, it added transit routes. The map navigation expanded to pedestrians in 2008. We’ve already written about how Google Maps is ...
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From Free Food, to Street View, to Street Spotting!
From Free Food, to Street View, to Street Spotting!
A screenshot of Google’s new street view. Whoever said there’s no such thing as free lunch? Today, after overhearing a discussion at work, and doing a little research to verify what I heard, I learned that Google gives lunch – ...