Bus users can now find the best route to travel using a new
internet-based journey planner.
The planner is available on the Otago Regional Council's
website and uses Google transit information.
Council corporate services director Wayne Scott said the
planner was introduced to make the council's bus timetable
Users of the journey planner enter a bus journey starting
point and destination.
The planner then uses Google Maps Transit information, which
now includes Dunedin bus timetable data, to generate the next
''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
Many phones have Google Maps installed as the default mapping
tool or, alternatively, the Google Maps ''app'' can be