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Google Adds Transit Data to Maps

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Google has been showing locations of train, bus or subway stops on its maps, but now those locations will link directly to more detailed information about a specific station, route, or schedule, according to the Google LatLong blog. An example shows data for the NYC subway at 59th St - Columbus Circle Station, New York.

Transit info is gathered from a city's transit agency, geographic data companies, or other sources. A city transit organization can submit their data to Google for inclusion via a text file feed.


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