Friday, May 27, 2011

Ride on Delhi and Ahmedabad buses with Google Transit

Google Maps has released their one the most useful feature of Google Transit for Indian cities like Delhi, Ahmedabad and Mumbai. Google Transit is a service that calculates route, transit time and cost, and can compare the trip between two locations. Google Maps is now expanding transit coverage of Indian cities, the addition of DTC (Delhi Transport Corporation) and AMTS (Ahmedabad Municipal Transport Services) bus services to Google Transit. These cities join Mumbai, Bangalore and Pune bus services that are already available apart from 450 cities globally.
With Google Transit in India you can:
  • Search for information to reach from Place A to B on Google Maps, the results will show a map with the possible route and driving directions for the commuter
  • Choose the transit option by clicking the train icon (next to the car icon)
  • Commuters would get first hand information on best available multi-modal routes and step by step directions including frequency, and travel duration for each leg of the trip in text and on the map.
  • You can also refine the trip options by clicking on the “Show Options” link that appear below destination point B field
If you are going from Point A to point B, you can now go to Google Maps and enter your starting/end address and Google Maps will tell you all the public transportation options available.

So next time when you want to plan your trip whether from New Delhi Railway Station to Vasant Kunj or from Ahmedabad railway station to IIM, explore all the public transport options using Google Transitand adopt an environment friendly way to commute.

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