In time for the 2016 Summer Olympics, Apple Maps now supports transit routing in Rio de Janeiro, the second most populous city in Brazil.

Apple-maps-transit-rio-de-janeiro
Transit directions are available for travel by bus, ferry, metro, and train throughout the Rio de Janeiro metropolitan area, including connections to and from Belford Roxo, Duque de Caxias, Itaboraí, Japeri, Magé, Mesquita, Nilópolis, Niterói, Nova Iguaçu, Queimados, São Gonçalo, and São João de Meriti.

Supported transit operators include Internorte, Intersul, Metrô Rio, SuperVia, and others.

Rio de Janeiro is the fifth new city to support Apple Maps transit over the past month, alongside Austin, Montréal, Portland, and Seattle.

Apple added Transit to Maps as part of iOS 9 in select cities around the world, including Baltimore, Berlin, Boston, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, Mexico City, New York City, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Sydney, Toronto, and 30 cities in China. Additional regions should be added over the coming weeks and months.

(Thanks, Ram!)

Top Rated Comments

SteveJobs2.0 Avatar
105 months ago
I'm already imagining athletes getting lost and things being delayed :p

More seriously, I wonder if they're all going to get Samsung phones again…
No, but they are all getting Zika shots.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Harrycooke Avatar
105 months ago
My understanding is that crime is fairly high in Rio and that they are trying to get that cleaned up for the Olympics. Still getting lost could be an issue especially in a place where you might not speak the language and that has a high crime rate. Hopefully things like this will help.
They probably should have taken the money they spent on the olympics and spent it by investing in their less advantaged communities. I'm hoping that the games will pump more money in their economy so they can finally fix their disgustingly poor distribution of wealth.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
69Mustang Avatar
105 months ago
Athletes should map the quickest routes to hospitals. Rio is still woefully unprepared to host the Games.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
EllieV Avatar
105 months ago
I'm already imagining athletes getting lost and things being delayed :P

More seriously, I wonder if they're all going to get Samsung phones again…
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
cdmoore74 Avatar
105 months ago
Athletes should map the quickest routes to hospitals. Rio is still woefully unprepared to host the Games.
Only Hospitals? How about police stations and military bases? Or a gun shop if you're desperate.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
69Mustang Avatar
105 months ago
Hopefully better than Russia's rushed construction and not finished hotels.
No, unfortunately it's worse. Take Russia's unfinished construction and add a cup of collapsed economy, 2 tbsp rampant crime, 3 sticks of substandard infrastructure, and 1 quart extremely polluted water. Mix it in a bowl and put in a dash of Zika virus. Baked at 350 for 40 minutes and you have Rio. Salt and pepper to taste. ;)Bon appetit
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)

Popular Stories

new best buy blue

Best Buy's Memorial Day Sale Has Record Low Prices on iPads, MacBooks, and Much More

Friday May 24, 2024 7:12 am PDT by
Best Buy today kicked off its Memorial Day weekend sale, and it has some of the best prices we've tracked in weeks on iPads and MacBooks. Specifically, you'll find record low prices on the 5th generation iPad Air, iPad mini 6, M2 MacBook Air, and M3 MacBook Pro. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Best Buy. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment,...
macOS 15 Feature

macOS 15 System Settings to Get Design Overhaul

Thursday May 23, 2024 12:51 pm PDT by
With the macOS 15 update that is set to debut at WWDC in June, Apple plans to rearrange "menus and app UIs," according to a report from AppleInsider. The System Settings app, which was last updated with macOS Ventura, will get one of the biggest updates. With macOS Ventura, Apple renamed the System Preferences app to System Settings, introducing a design similar to the Settings app on the...
6chatgpt mac app

5 Reasons to Use OpenAI's ChatGPT App for Mac

Thursday May 23, 2024 6:07 am PDT by
On May 13, OpenAI during its Spring Update announced that it would be releasing a desktop ChatGPT app for the Mac in the "coming weeks," and said that ahead of a wider launch it had started rolling out the app to some ChatGPT Plus subscribers. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. After testing the app for a few days, we thought it was worth sharing some reasons why...
iOS 17

Apple Sheds More Light on iOS 17.5 Bug That Resurfaced Deleted Photos

Friday May 24, 2024 2:36 am PDT by
Last week, some iPhone users reported that Apple's iOS 17.5 update had introduced a bug that caused old photos that were deleted to reappear in the Photos app. Apple quickly released an iOS 17.5.1 update to fix the issue, but for many users, its explanation of "database corruption" in the release notes was all too brief, and did little to allay concerns about the privacy of their data. Apple ...