When a Google representative was walking Betabeat through its new features for Maps yesterday, they briefly mentioned a small feature that sifts through public transit schedules to find the last possible route to your destination.
“Wait,” we interrupted, “are you saying you added a ‘drunk train’ feature to Google Maps?”
Near field communication is now as near as our friend to the south and east. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announced today that Google Wallet would be partnering with NJ Transit, the third largest transit system in the country.
TechCrunch says commuters with Nexus S 4Gs with be able to use their phones to pay for tickets with a whoosh (a swish? a swipe? did we decide on something here?) of their phones .