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Google Adds Street View Imagery From Airports, Transit Stations Google Adds Street View Imagery From Airports, Transit Stations

Google announced that it has added some new transit locations to Street View to make it easier to see where you’re going while you’re traveling. Specifically, they’ve added 16 international airports, ovder 50 train and subway stations and a cable …

Google Maps API Gets Transit, Symbols, Heatmap Layers; Now Locates Pot Farms Google Maps API Gets Transit, Symbols, Heatmap Layers; Now Locates Pot Farms

The buzz of all things Google continues at the Google I/O conference, meaning there are some announcements that may trigger the interest of Google Maps API users. Perhaps the most notable addition to the inventory of Google Maps API is …

Google Maps Now Available In Bahasa Malaysia Google Maps Now Available In Bahasa Malaysia

Google’s had quite the crush on Malaysia recently. Last week, the company launched a Malaysia-specific domain for YouTube and now they’ve announced that Google Maps will have traffic and transit information for the western Pacific country. The traffic information, which …

Google Adds Live Transit Updates to Maps Google Adds Live Transit Updates to Maps

Google announced today that Google Maps for both mobile and the desktop is getting live transit updates, so you can find out “when your ride is actually going to arrive.” The company has partnered with transit agencies to integrate the …

Google Transit Makes Itself Useful In Europe

Public transportation doesn’t seem too tempting when you’ve got a car in the garage.  But if you’re on vacation in another country, those sorts of systems start to look quite nice, and so we welcome the introduction of Google Transit trip planner for Europe.

Google Transit Graduates, Gets Wrapped Into Maps

Saving people’s time, money, and the environment, it’s Google Transit to the rescue!  Only the service appears to have left on its Clark Kent glasses – despite officially graduating from Google Labs, the words “Labs” remains on its homepage.

Google Transit Spreads To New Cities
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It’s fun to “ooh” and “aah” over Google’s most interesting products and services, but it’s also frustrating to note their limited availability.  Street View, for example, doesn’t picture a road within 600 miles of my home.  But Google Transit has just added coverage in a handful of areas.

Google Maps Takes On Public Transit Info
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If you ride some form of public transportation – be it subways, trains, or buses – you may know about Google Transit, which helps users “[c]reate your own transit trip, complete with itineraries and maps.”  That service worked just fine (within a few areas), but the search engine company now plans to incorporate much more information into Google Maps and Google Earth.

Google Celebrates, Forecasts, And Routes

The search advertising company turned eight years old, and also dropped updates into its Calendar and Transit products.

Google Domains, Subdomains And Subdirectories

ResourceShelf has compiles an exhaustive list of the directories, subdirectories and domain URLs being actively used by Google.

Google Base Seen in General Search Results

Results drawn from Google Base have started to appear in search results drawn for certain keywords.

Transit Maps In Google Maps

Adrian Holovaty has whipped up a Firefox hack for Google Maps that allows you to see Chicago’s public transportation system.