Street View, public transit, and walking directions added to Google Maps for iPhone

Apple has improved their version of Google Maps by putting even more Google features in your pocket. To get these new features on your iPhone, you'll need to update your phone's software through iTunes. Google Maps for mobile is available for many other kinds of phones, including BlackBerry, Windows Mobile, Symbian Series 60, and Android — visit […]

Apple has improved their version of Google Maps by putting even more Google features in your pocket. To get these new features on your iPhone, you'll need to update your phone's software through iTunes. Google Maps for mobile is available for many other kinds of phones, including BlackBerry, Windows Mobile, Symbian Series 60, and Android — visit www.google.com/gmm for more details.

First among the new feature is added to Google Maps for iPhone: the Street View: Apple's silky-smooth implementation makes it a joy to pan around the world in a panoramaic view. Other new feature is the addition of Google Transit and walking directions. Now when you get directions, you can switch between driving, walking, and public transportation directions (where available) with a single tap.

Google Maps has schedules for transportation systems in more than 100 cities worldwide, including New York, Tokyo, Montr