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Apple Maps Transit Directions Now Available in Las Vegas and Western Nevada

Monday July 10, 2017 11:49 am PDT by
Apple Maps has been updated with comprehensive transit data in several higher populated areas of Nevada, enabling iPhone users to navigate with public transportation directions throughout the Silver State. Newly supported areas include Las Vegas, including the nearby cities of North Las Vegas and Henderson, as well as the state capital Carson City and the Reno-Sparks metropolitan area in...

Apple Maps Transit Directions Now Available in Calgary and Southern Alberta

Friday July 7, 2017 5:08 am PDT by
Apple Maps has been updated with comprehensive transit data in Calgary, Alberta, enabling iPhone users in the Canadian city to navigate with public transportation, including the CTrain light rail system and buses. Apple Maps transit directions are also available for buses in the smaller Southern Alberta cities of Red Deer, Lethbridge, and Medicine Hat. Apple Maps enabled transit routing...

Apple Maps Transit Directions Start Rolling Out in Madrid

Tuesday June 27, 2017 4:45 pm PDT by
Apple recently updated its Maps app to add transit directions and data for Madrid, Spain, one of the cities where hints of transit support first surfaced months ago. When searching for directions in Madrid, transit options that include the Empresa Municipal de Transportes de Madrid bus line, the Cercanías Madrid, and the Madrid Metro are now available. Madrid does not, however, have full...

Apple Maps Transit Directions Now Supported in the Netherlands

Thursday May 25, 2017 5:56 am PDT by
Apple Maps has been recently updated with public transit information for those living in and traveling to the Netherlands. Transit directions allow users to navigate the Netherlands thanks to integration with the Intercity direct train line, various bus routes, trams, and ferries. Transit in the Netherlands includes up-to-date advisory information with the help of data accumulated from...

Apple Maps Transit Directions Now Available in Adelaide, Australia

Monday May 15, 2017 6:37 am PDT by
Apple Maps has been updated with comprehensive transit data in Adelaide, Australia, enabling iPhone users in the city to navigate with public transportation, primarily including Adelaide Metro buses and commuter trains. Apple Maps gained a Transit tab in iOS 9. The feature lags several years behind Google Maps, but Apple's public transportation support is exhaustive, mapping all station...

Apple Maps Transit Directions Now Available in Singapore

Tuesday May 9, 2017 10:39 am PDT by
As Apple prepares to open its first retail store in Singapore, the company has also expanded Apple Maps feature availability in the city-state, enabling transit directions. Transit information may still be in the process of rolling out to all customers, but according to the iOS section of Apple's Singaporean website, and a feature availability list, transit directions are live in Singapore. ...

Apple Maps Now Supports Transit in Paris

Monday April 24, 2017 6:43 am PDT by
Apple Maps has been updated with transit data for Paris, enabling iPhone users in the city and the greater Île-de-France region to navigate with public transportation, including the subway, commuter trains, and buses. Apple Maps supports many public transportation services operated by the RATP Group, including the Métro subway system, RER commuter trains, and buses. Transilien trains and...

Apple Maps Hints at Transit Directions Expanding in United States, Australia, Canada, and Europe

Thursday April 20, 2017 3:32 pm PDT by
Apple Maps has had a Transit tab since iOS 9, enabling iPhone users to navigate using buses, trains, and other forms of public transportation. At launch, the feature was limited to Baltimore, Berlin, Boston, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, Mexico City, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Sydney, Toronto, and over 300 cities in China. Since then, Apple has been working to expand support for...

Apple Maps Now Provides Transit Directions in Detroit and Windsor

Monday February 13, 2017 8:05 am PST by
Apple Maps has been updated with comprehensive transit data for the Detroit, Michigan metropolitan area, and for the Canadian city of Windsor, Ontario directly across the Detroit River, enabling users in both cities and certain suburbs to navigate using public transportation such as buses and trains. In the Metro Detroit area, Apple Maps routing supports DDOT and SMART buses, the Detroit...

Apple Maps Now Provides Transit Directions in New Orleans Ahead of Mardi Gras

Monday February 6, 2017 5:25 am PST by
Apple Maps has been updated with comprehensive transit data for the New Orleans, Louisiana metropolitan area, enabling iPhone users in the city and select suburbs to navigate using public transportation, including RTA buses and streetcars. Jefferson Transit buses and Amtrak routing is also available in the area. Apple introduced Transit in Maps as part of iOS 9 in select cities around the...

Apple Maps Now Provides Transit Directions in Houston Ahead of Super Bowl

Sunday January 29, 2017 8:45 pm PST by
Apple Maps has been updated with comprehensive transit data for the Houston, Texas metropolitan area, enabling iPhone users in the city and select Harris County suburbs to navigate using public transportation, including METRO buses and METRORail. Amtrak also goes through Houston, as previously supported by Apple Maps. Apple introduced Transit in Maps as part of iOS 9 in select cities around...

Apple Maps Expands Transit Directions Across Great Britain

Monday December 19, 2016 6:04 am PST by
Apple Maps has been updated with comprehensive transit data for Great Britain, beyond the London area already supported. Transit directions by bus, train, or tram are now available within and between large metropolitan areas such as Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Newcastle, Sheffield, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Leeds, Bradford, Bristol, Portsmouth, Nottingham, and Cardiff, as well as other...

Apple Maps Now Supports Transit Directions in Salt Lake City

Sunday December 11, 2016 4:41 pm PST by
Apple Maps has been updated with comprehensive transit data for Salt Lake City, Utah, enabling iPhone users in the city and certain suburbs to navigate using Utah Transit Authority public transportation, including the TRAX light rail system, FrontRunner commuter train, S-Line streetcar, and buses. Apple introduced Transit in Maps as part of iOS 9 in select cities around the world, including...

Apple Maps Now Supports Transit in Minneapolis–Saint Paul

Monday December 5, 2016 6:27 am PST by
Apple Maps has been updated with comprehensive transit data for Minnesota's twin cities Minneapolis and Saint Paul, enabling iPhone users in the metropolitan area to navigate using public transportation, including Metro Transit buses and trains. Apple introduced Transit in Maps as part of iOS 9 in select cities around the world, including Baltimore, Berlin, Boston, Chicago, London, Los...

Apple Maps Now Supports Amtrak's Full System in U.S. and Canada

Sunday October 2, 2016 11:21 pm PDT by
Apple has recently updated Apple Maps to include Amtrak's full system of train routes across the United States and in select Canadian cities. Building upon support for northeast routes, Apple Maps now supports Amtrak routes in the Midwest, Northwest, South, and West regions of the U.S., and in the Canadian cities of Montréal and Vancouver. Amtrak routing is available mainly in areas where...

Apple Maps Expands Transit Data to Columbus and Pittsburgh

Tuesday September 13, 2016 5:56 am PDT by
Apple Maps has been updated with comprehensive transit data for the U.S. cities of Columbus, Ohio and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, enabling iPhone users in the areas to navigate using public transportation, including buses or light rail. Transit routing options in the Pittsburgh metropolitan area include Port Authority of Allegheny County buses and light rail, while directions for Central Ohio...

Apple Maps Expands Transit Data to San Antonio and Dallas-Fort Worth

Monday August 15, 2016 1:49 am PDT by
Apple continues to build upon the transit coverage of Apple Maps, today adding the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex and the City of San Antonio to supported areas in Texas. The support marks the first expansion of transit coverage beyond the state's capital of Austin. In Dallas and Fort Worth, Apple will now offer up several city transit routes, including transportation by the Dallas Area Rapid...

Apple Maps Transit Directions Expand to Prague, Czech Republic

Sunday July 31, 2016 10:45 pm PDT by
Apple continues to slowly expand the transit functionality of Apple Maps, today adding Prague, Czech Republic as the third city in Europe behind London and Berlin to be supported. Apple Maps transit data in Prague includes the Prague Metro and Esko Prague commuter rail, as well as local trams and buses and even Czech Railways' seasonal Cyklohráček "excursion train" targeting cyclists and...

Apple Maps Expands Transit Data to San Diego and British Columbia

Monday July 25, 2016 10:24 am PDT by
Apple recently updated its Maps app to include transit information in San Diego, California and British Columbia, Canada allowing iOS users in those locations to incorporate public transportation options when seeking directions through the Apple Maps app. In San Diego, Apple Maps will now offer up routes that include transportation by the city's Trolley, which connects the east and south...

Apple Maps Expands Transit Data to Honolulu and Kansas City

Monday July 18, 2016 7:45 am PDT by
Apple Maps has been updated with comprehensive transit data for the U.S. cities of Honolulu, Hawaii and Kansas City, Missouri, enabling iPhone users in the areas to navigate using public transportation, including buses and commuter rails. Transit routing options in the Kansas City metropolitan area include RideKC buses and the downtown KC Streetcar. Directions extend to most suburbs in both...