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We've been big fans of Google Transit since it came on the scene last year (unfortunately, it's not active where I live, or in nearly enough places. But it's a good start). The system was recently given a serious upgrade, and WorldChanging has got a nice walk-through of what's new and what's cool. The highlights: more cities, integration with Google Maps and Google Earth and the promise of more to come thanks to the GoogleTransitDataFeed open-source project (the FAQ still hasn't bee updated to i

It's Saturday, the first public day of the NAIAS in Detroit, and you want to go see the Volt. Or the Ford Airstream. Or maybe the Ryuga. Whatever holds your interest, if you're going down to Cobo Hall, why not take public transportation? Like they did during the World Series last fall, the Detroit People Mover office has released a series of tips on getting the most out of Park & Ride options (read them all after the jump). The gist is that you can park at one of the People Mover stations (G

Google has updated its Transit service, so people in Pittsburgh, Seattle, Eugene, Tampa, and Honolulu can now join Portland, Oregon in finding easy information on bus and train trips across town.