Google Maps will help you pay parking and transit fees ahead of time

Google Maps will help you pay parking and transit fees ahead of time

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by Amelia Scott — 5 months ago in Future 2 min. read
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Google Maps today announce a few updates to help you get around town without having to slow down to pay at a parking meter or wait in line for a train ticket.

The company announced integration with ParkMobile and Passport, allowing you to pay for your parking meter in some cities right within Maps. Once you arrive at your location, you’ll see a ‘Pay for Parking’ button in maps.

Enter your meter number and payment info, and you’re good to go. Likewise, you can extend the time on your meter via Maps as well.

Given we are all trying to prevent unnecessary touching nowadays, I love this mean you do not even have to get hold of a parking meter or switch to a different program.

Google Maps also now permits you to pay fares”for over 80 transit services around the globe.” For a Number of them, that means you will Have the Ability to pay for your deliveries before you get to a train, employing the cards connected to a Google Purchase account.
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In the event of New York City’s subway system, you are going to observe a reminder which now you can use contactless payments on the subway — something I have very much come to love in this era of coronavirus.

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The ability to pay for parking arrived today for 400 cities in the US — Google specifically mentions Boston, Cincinnati, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Washington D.C — while for iOS the feature is “coming soon.” Transit payments are set to launch “in the coming weeks” on Android — no word on iOS yet.

Amelia Scott

Amelia is a content manager of The Next Tech. She also includes the characteristics of her log in a fun way so readers will know what to expect from her work.

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