Google Maps introduces transit feature

Staff Correspondent

4 December, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Google Maps has introduced its impressive new feature Google Transit to facilitate country's commuters to to access public transport information.

Starting on Thursday, Google Maps will show routes, stops, and estimated travel times to assist commuters in planning their journeys using public transportation.

This feature is primarily made available for public buses inside Dhaka and Bangladesh Railway operated trains, said a press release.

With Google Transit, commuters who are new to the locations or unfamiliar with routes can have a more accurate estimation of their journeys. The app UI and functionality also remain simplistic for its users.

Google Transit designed to provide walking directions to the nearest bus stop, details of which bus to take, stops along the route, estimated journey duration, and fares according to the locations.