- Similar to the driving now public transport commuters can trace their progress on Google Maps
- The feature is not absolutely unique with CityMapper offering it
- Both iOS and Android users can use this feature
Google Maps is trying to make the life of public transport users simpler and easier with its new feature. Although, this is not a unique feature in a real sense, as it has already been present on CityMapper. Nonetheless, Google Maps being one of the most used tracking application by common mass, makes this latest development handy for the commuters. Interestingly, with the help of Google Maps now the travellers using bus and train can receive push notifications of the departure times. It can aid the users to know effortlessly about any public transport stops.
According to Google, this feature provides step-by-step directions in transit navigation. ETAs and push notification from the Google Maps will guide the passengers to manage their time accordingly, so that they do not miss their bus or train. This feature was expected to be unveiled in the early of this month and now it has been unraveled. Furthermore, this feature could be used by both iOS and Android Users.
How to Use it?
The commuters can find it easier to use as no confusing steps are required for using this feature. The users just need to log into Google Maps, where they can enter a destination and can select directions for transit. After this the passenger only needs to tap on the route that he or she wants to opt for. This will make sure that commuters have a smooth ride to their office or to their home. With respect to driving Google Maps provides turn-by-turn notifications that is quite helpful for the drivers. Strikingly, now the users can get the push notifications send by the application to help transit user in approaching their respective stop. Definitely, this will help a lot of passengers in their day to day life.