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Ian White writes “Today Urban Mapping announces the introduction of the Mass Transit Proximity API—in short, pass us a point/address and we will return stations/lines and their associated distances. Not sexy, but for enhancing local content, massively useful—see search by restaus (for example) within .25 mile (or use minutes walk time for more relevance) of a NYC transit station.
In mobile, ping the API to find out your position relative to transit stations. We were a semifinalist for last spring’s CTIA Navteq LBS Challenge. Here’s a preview link: http://developer.urbanmapping.com/page/demo
Lots of other transit-related things in the pipeline that I’d be happy to chew on. Link to blog post/ ‘official’ news: http://urbanmapping.com/blog/index.php/2008/11/12/ urbanware-mass-transit-to-the-masses/“