Google Maps Updated with New Public Transit Features


Google Maps is undoubtedly the best companion for those who travel to different places regularly. If you have been using Public Transportation Services, then Google has updated its Google Maps with a slew of new Public Transit Features. The app will now warn you if the buses are late or the trains are overcrowded.

Yes, you read that right. Google’s new Map gets a few useful features for the people who travel through Public Transportations. This feature acts normally and there is nothing specific to learn about. Just like you use Google Maps to check the current traffic situation, this feature will work in the same way.

This new live traffic status update is for buses and trains. By leveraging the traffic data, the Maps will show you the actual time of its arrival. You can count this new feature as your new companion as you will get to see the real arrival time of your bus.

Furthermore, the app gets a new Crowdedness prediction feature for subways. If you travel through subways on a daily basis, then this feature might help you to deal with your schedule. This update will be real-time so that you can be well prepared to deal with it. According to Google Maps’ this new feature, passengers will be able to get the details about the crowd in a particular subway.

The new Crowdedness feature on Google Maps will be available through feedback from the real users of subways. They will update information on their way while travelling to the other users will get to know about the current crowd in a particular subway. They can then decide whether they should hop on or not?

These new useful Google Maps features are made available to over 200 Cities of the World for both, Android and iOS smartphone platforms. The giant will soon release these new features to the rest of the cities in the coming weeks. They will make these features available to other cities gradually and for that, you have to be a little patient.

The update starts rolling out from today itself for Android and iOS devices.

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