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The Netherlands first country with new Google public transport service

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The Netherlands debuts as the first country in the world where Google is providing up-to-date public transport information via its Google Maps service.

The Dutch news website nu.nl reports that it has been possible to request arrival and departure times via Google Maps since 2010 but only now is the information updated to include delays and breakdowns.

Google says all public transport providers in the Netherlands have agreed to join the service, which has nationwide coverage. Current public transport apps 9292ov and OpenOV have also joined the project. Google told nu.nl the new service has been prompted by the large number of searches for public transport information in the Netherlands.

[Source: Nu.nl]

 

Arianna

Arianna

Publisher / Community / Marketing Manager at expatsHaarlem
Arianna was born in Rome, Italy and grew up mostly in Florence. When she was 18 years old she came to the Netherlands, where she remained till today. Arianna likes to make trips, discover Haarlem, taste good food, meet internationals and share experiences. Currently she is living with her hubby and 3 toddlers in one of the cutest little neighborhoods of Haarlem, de Vijfhoek.
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7 replies
  1. Priyanka Oo
    Priyanka Oo says:

    Also with Live Traffic info which will gradually kill the navigtor’s sales 😉 Everyone uses Google maps for Directions while driving 🙂

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