LA Metro comes to Google Transit

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is added to Google Transit. Metro operates 5 rail lines and nearly 200 bus lines within Los Angeles County, logging an average of 1.5 million weekday boardings. As a part of Google Transit, Metro's itineraries will now appear as an alternative with the "Public Transit" link when a user searches […]

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is added to Google Transit. Metro operates 5 rail lines and nearly 200 bus lines within Los Angeles County, logging an average of 1.5 million weekday boardings. As a part of Google Transit, Metro's itineraries will now appear as an alternative with the "Public Transit" link when a user searches for driving directions within their service area to remind commuters of the availability of public transit. Turning on the Traffic layer in Google Maps to get an idea of what congestion awaits may provide even more motivation to try take advantage of Metro!