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Google Maps for iOS

It's Back, and It's Better: Google Maps has returned as a standalone app to the iOS.  The app now longer needs to be saved as a Web page icon to the device's home screen and can be downloaded directly from the Apple iOS App Store.  The new app from Google does not include route options for bicycles, but in addition to the default vehicle list mode for directions, it also includes public transportation and pedestrian mode.  The displayed route for the starting and ending points you enter will display results that are accessible via VoiceOver and for public transportation can even include the number and location of bus stops along the provided route so travelers will know what stops to be aware of as they near their destination if they choose to exit early, etc. So if you were previously utilizing this app when it was "built in" to the previous...
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iOS 6 Maps for Travel

Now that you've upgraded to iOS 6 on your device, what do you do for transit directions? With all the nice things that came along with the recent update to Apple's iOS, there was one change that may affect the way Orientation and Mobility Specialists share information with students/clients, and for travelers in general who use public transportation.  The built in Maps application that was previously a Google Maps iteration has now switched to an Apple creation.  One feature notably absent is the ability to select pedestrian or public transportation options for directions when creating a route.  This was a nice feature for planning travel and changing plans while on the go in previous versions of iOS.  So what is there to do now? One solution is to go to the built in browser, Safari, and navigate to maps.google.com.  This will bring up a mobile version of Google Maps and will likely...
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