Google Transit Comes to Omaha

29 Dec

Metro (Transit Authority for the City of Omaha) had entered a new and exciting phase of information transparency: Google Maps. Now, in Omaha, you can request directions between two map points via transit. See the official announcement from Metro:

In December, 2011, Metro’s transit data was published live on Google Maps. This product allows passengers to designate an origin and destination in the Omaha area, and receive detailed bus directions including route maps, bus stop locations, departure times, and trip duration.

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