Google Helps Users Navigate New York Public Transit System

by admin September 24, 2008 at 6:38 pm

The nation’s largest transit system could be a bit easier to navigate with Google’s new tools, including translation into 23 languages.

Google (NSDQ: GOOG) Transit now assists New York City residents and visitors with planning trips via public transit, car, or foot.

New York State and City leaders joined Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page at Grand Central Station Tuesday to announce the launch of a feature that makes it easier to navigate the largest transit system in the United States. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority, which runs New York City’s transit system, gives Web site visitors the option of planning their travels with directions from Google.

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