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Apple Maps has expanded its transit directions feature to several states and countries, Apple confirmed in an update to its Feature Availability page on Tuesday. The iOS navigation app also increased indoor map support for malls and airports, MacRumors first reported.

Now transit directions are available for Alaska, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, North Dakota, New York, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Dakota and Texas in the U.S.

Apple Maps also adding indoor maps for the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in the U.S., Newcastle International Airport in England and Milano Linate Airport in Italy. The company also added almost 50 indoor mall maps around the world.

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Earlier this year, Apple quietly upgraded Maps to include turn-by-turn navigation in India.

Just prior to the update in India, Apple added 50 new Flyover locations, which display 3D photo views of cities and famous landmarks, including more cities across the U.S., Japan, France and Italy.

The indoor maps catalog also gained dozens of international malls and the Raleigh-Durham International Airport in North Carolina.

Transit directions, which display public transportation options like subways, buses, ferries and more, arrived for Louisiana and Minnesota in the U.S., as well. Canadian Maps users gained access to speed limit information in the app.

Indoor mapping joined Apple's suite of tools with iOS 11. The feature provides representations of restaurants, bathrooms, elevators and large spaces like airports and malls.

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Takeaways

  1. Apple Maps has expanded its transit directions feature to several states and countries.
  2. The app also includes indoor maps for almost 50 malls and three more airports.

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Shelby is an Associate Writer for CNET's Download.com. She served as Editor in Chief for the Louisville Cardinal newspaper at the University of Louisville. She interned as Creative Non-Fiction Editor for Miracle Monocle literary magazine. Her work appears in Glass Mountain Magazine, Bookends Review, Soundings East, and on Louisville.com. Her cat, Puck, is the best cat ever.