few weeks ago the Google Mobile team released Google Maps Mobile with Transit
directions for BlackBerry and Java-based handsets. But now, with the release of
Google Maps Mobile v2.2, Google also released Transit directions for Windows
Mobile (Professional and Smartphone 5.0 or later) or Symbian S60 (3rd edition or
later) smartphones as well as added other improvements to its latest Google Maps
Mobile client. Transit directions on works by brining up Directions from the
main menu and you'll see a second tab labeled called "Transit" or "Public
Transport", where you can request a route using only public transportation.
You'll receive a number of alternatives that take you (car-free) to your
Transit directions are available on Google Maps
in more than 50 cities. So whether
you live in or are passing through Zurich, Ottawa, Bordeaux or Chicago you can
have Transit schedules in your pocket at all times. Google is continuing to work
with transit agencies to support more and more cities across the globe which
hopefully are available soon.
Furthermore there are a number of other features in this new version of Google
Maps for mobile which includes star-ratings for businesses, which will help you
get a feel for what other people think, your search results show up faster than
ever and user-generated content will now surface in your search results as well.
the pedestrian mode isn't yet part of Google Maps Mobile.
As always, you can download the latest Google Maps Mobile version free of
charge from Google. If you have installed a previous version of Google Maps
Mobile already, it will automatically uninstalled first.