Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Google Maps Lets The Users To Get Around The New York City !

Google has announced that it is going to feature the routes and schedule information from New York’s Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA). This is the largest public transportation agency in the United States. Especially this facility is used for getting around the metropolitan area on subways.
With this feature users will be able to access the station and schedule data for all service providers overseen by the MTA. The New York City Transit which includes the subway and the bus service has, Long Island Rail Road, Long Island Bus, Metro-North Railroad,

and the MTA Bus Company. Other connecting services also provide data via Google Maps, including NJ Transit (commuter rail, light rail and bus), Staten Island Ferry, and The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PATH Rail, AirTrain JFK, and AirTrain Newark).
Across the 5,000 square miles service area users can get the detail itineraries which includes three complete routing options, complete with station locations, schedule times, transfer information, total trip time, and step-by-step walking directions. Users can see the icons for the Train and bus stops on Google Map for their convenient. When you will click on the icons, they will show the upcoming departures and routes serving. This transit routing is also available in many model mobiles via Google Maps. To provide better features MTA has joined more than 75 other transit agencies spanning 12 countries that have joined the Google Transit Program. [ Thank you ]