ORC’s new journey planner integrates Google Transit
ORC’s new journey planner integrates Google
Users of the Dunedin bus network now have
access to enhanced timetable and route information.
ORC has introduced a new journey planner for the network
that integrates Google Transit information, which can be
accessed through the Bus area of the council’s website
ORC director corporate services
Wayne Scott said the planner prompts the user to enter a bus
journey origin and destination. The journey planner uses
Google Transit and Google Maps, which now includes Dunedin
bus timetable data, to generate the next available
“The journey planner allows you to enter
where you are and where you want to go. It then works out
your ideal journey, with the number of stops and estimated
travel time,” Mr Scott said.
Many phones have
Google Maps installed as the default mapping tool;
alternatively, the Google Maps app can be downloaded from
Apple or Android stores, the tool can also be directly
accessed by any smartphone’s web browser.
said the introduction of the planner aimed to make ORC’s
timetable more accessible and from anywhere at any time.
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