Not to be outdone by Google, which recently launched AI-informed and in Google Maps, Microsoft today highlighted a few of the improvements that have rolled out to Bing Maps over the past six months. They namely involve real-time updates and trip frequency features, but also touch on alternate route recommendations.
Bing Maps on the web and mobile now offers real-time transit trip updates with information about delayed, on-time, and early arrivals for over 250 agencies in nine different countries, including over 100 agencies in the U.S. alone. Where supported, Maps provides information on how often a bus or train runs (e.g., “Bus 560 is scheduled to depart every 30 minutes”), and in Bing.com search results, it’ll surface alternate transit options when appropriate. If there’s only