Google Maps is getting an all new update which brings a handful of features to the table. First up is a slightly revamped user interface with increased focus on points of interest that is relevant to a particular user. Maps will now start picking up your reservations from Gmail, events from Calendar, and add those locations automatically for easier navigation.
Throughout the first part of 2017, Apple was on a semi-consistent roll deploying new areas supporting transit information through Apple Maps.
When Apple introduced iOS 11 earlier this year, the company confirmed that indoor mapping would finally arrive for the software, as far as airports were concerned.
While getting navigation routes while driving may be the primary use for some users of Apple Maps and Google Maps (and other similar apps), getting an outlined path while walking is also an important feature.
Transit information continues to roll out into Apple Maps, with the latest additions bringing support to one of the more congested areas in the United States.
Apple continues to roll out its transit info support within Apple Maps, adding a new city in Canada to the ever-growing list.
It’s been just over a month since Apple added transit support to a new city, but the wait is over — at least if you’re in Madrid, Spain.
Apple spoke about the rollout of indoor maps with iOS 11, helping customers get a better idea of the layout of shopping complexes or even airports. It seems like the iOS 11 beta is already seeing some of these features, with a handful of locations getting indoor maps starting today.
Transit information is an important aspect to navigating, especially in new areas, and Apple Maps is still expanding the feature.
Throughout 2016, and leading up into this year, Apple was adding transit information into Apple Maps on a regular basis.