Google India extended the transit feature on Google Maps to seven more Indian cities to aid users better idea their local commute. The newly added cities are Chandigarh, Lucknow, Mysore, Surat, Vadodara, Indore and Coimbatore.
“Google Maps is your monitor to the world around you and this launch is part of our effort to reflect the real world and deliver you with relevant information about your surroundings,”Product Manager of Google Maps, Sanket Gupta added.
With the update, the transit feature is now accessible in sixteen Indian cities, the seven newly added places and Banglore, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Jaipur, Hyderabad, Pune and Ahmedabad. ‘Google Transit’ is a feature on Google Maps designed to benefit a user to plan a commute with just a few taps.
If a user wants to go to Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh, he/she needs to search for Sukhna Lake and Google Maps will illustrate how to catch there from the user’s present location. Google will also show bus stops and routes, with details such as departure and arrival times, the names of bus stands and even where to change buses.
Google Transit is obtainable on Google Maps for Android and iOS as well as on browser. Google Maps globally offers over 1 billion km worth of transit results every day and has lists for more than 2.5 million public transit stops worldwide.