Transit on Google Maps is a public transportation planning tool that combines the latest agency data with the power of Google Maps. It integrates transit stop, route, schedule, and fare information to make trip planning quick and easy for everyone. For agencies around the world, Google Maps is a cost-effective solution targeted at transit novices and seasoned travelers alike. Google Maps is available in many different languages and is compatible with screen readers for the visually impaired. Transit on Google Maps is available on selected mobile devices through Google Maps for mobile. Public transportation information is also included in Google Earth.
Submitting a Transit Feed to Google
If you are at a public agency that oversees public transportation for your city, you can use the GTFS specification to provide schedules and geographic information to Google Maps and other Google applications that show transit information. For full details, please refer to the Google Transit Partners Program website.
Live Transit Updates
Live Transit Updates is a service providing realtime transit updates to users of Google Maps and Google Maps for mobile, launched in June 2011. These updates include live departure and arrival times to transit stations, as well as service alerts.
Is your transit agency interested in participating in the Live Transit Updates program? You can use the GTFS-realtime specification to provide realtime public transit information to Google Maps and other Google applications that show transit information. See the Google Transit Partner page for next steps and more information..