Inside Honolulu

Honolulu’s Open Transit Data Key For iPhone Users

·By civilbeat

When Apple rolls out its next iPhone and upgrades the operating system, users in cities across the country will lose the functionality of Google Maps‘ transit route finder. But here in Honolulu, the city’s open data policies might help mitigate the impact.

That’s from Atlantic Cities, which explains today that Apple is developing its own mapping software and ditching Google, which means third-party developers are going to be relied on to come up with apps to help users find their way on buses and trains. And that can only happen in