Transit Directions for Sydney, Australia Going Live in Apple Maps

Several users are reporting seeing transit directions going live for Sydney, Australia in Apple Maps today, adding another major city for the the feature launched as part of iOS 9. Not all users are seeing transit routes for Sydney yet, but support is clearly rolling out at the moment for light rail, commuter rail, buses, and ferry service.

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Apple added both Boston and Sydney to its list of supported cities for transit directions early this month, but quickly updated the listing to note coverage would be going live later in the month. Transit information for Boston went live last week alongside support for a number of Amtrak routes in the northeastern United States and nearby areas.

(Thanks, DrHampton!)



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42 months ago
Let's hope other Australian cities are up next.
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42 months ago
Meanwhile Google Maps has realtime public transport information for the entire country here (the Netherlands). All modes included: train, metro (subway), tram, bus, ferries.

With Apple adding only a handful of cities per month and not even all modes it's going to take them a long, long time to catch up.
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42 months ago
As they say down under "It's a good day mate"

Maybe I should try Apple maps again, I haven't opened it since 2013.
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42 months ago
There are no trains in the U.K. yet making it pointless for any longer journeys or even most commuters. 3 buses and a tube to do 1 overland train.
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42 months ago

I don't think I've ever seen a toll that's worth avoiding before... avoiding a toll ends up consuming more time and gas, both of which have a monetary value, and that value has always been higher than the toll is worth.

Absolute rubbish, where I live a 55 minute trip on toll roads costs $11, I can do the same trip in 60 minutes for nothing. So the return trip is $22 and all I save is 10 minutes, no thanks.

In peak hour maybe, but that's it.
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42 months ago

Can somebody explain to me what Apple stands to gain from releasing the same product as everybody else, only several years later, and pushed out so slowly that people can only scoff at the incompleteness?


78% of Google's users?
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42 months ago

People are reporting very inconsistent results with the data.

Transferring to the same train:

From Wynyard it is possible to only take trains to Gosford by changing trains at Central.
Hmm.
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42 months ago
People are reporting very inconsistent results with the data.

Transferring to the same train:






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