Apple Maps continues to expand its Transit feature, giving more people in more places the ability to keep tabs on public transit options in their region.
According to an official announcement, the Washington Metro now officially supports the Express Transit feature of Apple Pay after announcing upcoming support last December.
The Los Angeles Metro yesterday confirmed that the TAP card system for public transport will be picking up support for the Apple Pay mobile payment feature from Apple later this year.
Residents of Hong Kong can now use Apple Maps to get transit directions via the built-in Maps app on their iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac and Apple Watch.
Apple Maps now offers transit directions in major cities across France, Spain, Germany and possibly a few other European countries.
Thanks to the Express Transit feature that's available through Apple Pay, you can hop on the tube, buses, trams, light rail and overground rail in major cities and pay for your public transit journeys just by holding your iPhone or Apple Watch close to the contactless NFC terminal, no need to press any buttons or verify with Face ID, Touch ID or a passcode whatsoever.
In a renewed vote of confidence in Apple's smartwatch, the popular Transit app is back on the Cupertino company's wearable platform. It also brings with it a few new features such as expanded trip information that now includes wheelchair accessibility information.
You no longer have to use Touch ID, Face ID or passcode authentication at the turnstile when traveling the London Underground because the handy Express Transit feature is now officially enabled and available to Apple Pay customers in London.
Apple's mobile payment service is coming to Hong Kong's popular Octopus cash transit cards.
Apple has expanded availability of transit directions in its Maps app for iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple Watch to four European markets: Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland.
Apple Maps for iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple Watch now serves transit information in Switzerland. Additionally, indoor maps are now available for the city of Zurich's airport.
watchOS 5 brings some tweaks to the Maps app on your wrist, like choosing to show or optionally hide Maps when using Apple Watch stepping directions. For those times when you might want to toggle off this feature, follow the instructions in this step-by-step tutorial.