Apple has made a huge Apple Maps update over the past few weeks, expanding real-time transit information, Look Around, Nearby, Turn-by-turn Navigation for numerous new areas, as well as new Indoor Maps for airports.
Real-Time Transit Information
Apple has expanded real-time transit information to all of Canada, England, the Netherlands, Scotland, Sweden, and Wales, as well as 32 metropolitan regions in Australia, China, and the United States.
Support for Apple’s “Nearby” feature has also been expanded and is now available in these countries: Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Croatia, Czech Republic, El Salvador, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Macau, Mexico, Montserrat, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, and Vietnam.
Turn-by-turn navigation now also includes Aland Islands, Anguilla, Aruba, Bahamas, Bermuda, Bonaire, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Chile, China, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Greece, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Palestinian Territories, St. Barth, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Turks and Caicos Islands and Uruguay.
Indoor Airport Maps
Apple has also added 45 additional airports where indoor maps are available, including Madrid, Prague, and Istanbul airport. Apple has also listed the 10 U.S. cities where Look Around is available: Boston, Chicago, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New York, Oahu, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Washington.
Apple’s Google Street View-type feature has been expanded to nine more US cities, plus the Hawaiian island of O‘ahu. New cities include Boston, Chicago, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New York, O’ahu, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Washington, DC.