Public transit advocates hope Google Maps feature gets more people on area buses

Public transit advocates hope a new Google Maps resource announced this week increases interest in and use of transportation options in the Roanoke Valley. Enter your start and end point, click the bus icon, and Google Maps lists the next public transit options. Along with Valley Metro schedules, it includes “SmartWay” services to Blacksburg and to Lynchburg. WFIR’s Evan Jones has the story.

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