Apple has just rolled out a long-awaited update for iPhone users. It is now possible to easily calculate a route by public transport in Maps, Apple's mapping application natively ships on iOS.
This new function, deployed among all users, integrates public transport routes in many French cities. In addition to Paris, users can search for a route in Lyon, Nantes, Nice, Le Mans, Quimper, Dijon, Strasbourg, Nancy, Marseille, Metz, Montpellier, Toulouse, Rennes, Bordeaux, Grenoble, Lille or Tours.
In addition to subways and commuter trains, users can also calculate routes by bus, tram, but also by train via conventional rail networks (TER, TGV, INOUI, OUIGO). Here's how to use it.
1. Find a route
Open the application on your iPhone, then in the search field enter your destination address. Press on itinerary to start the route calculation, and make sure you have selected transport network, at the bottom of the screen.
2. Choose a route
In principle, Plans should offer several routes to make you safe. Slide the pane showing the first route up to reveal the other possible routes.
If you wish, you can configure your preferences for public transport. Press on Transport options and select the transport you wish to privilege.
You can also display the other possible routes by pressing Alternative.
When a problem is detected on a transmission line, Plans displays a bubble indicating Several warnings, at the top of the window. Press on Pin up for more details.
3. View the details of a route
To get more details on a route, simply tap it. The route plan showing the phases of the journey and the connections should then be opened.
If you have to borrow a complex route or you are moving to a city that you do not know, you can start the route with the navigation step by step by simply pressing the button. okay poster next to chosen library.