Google Assistant can now tell you when your next NYC subway train will arrive

This is one of new developments that MTA is working on. MTA is also launching Google Pay and Apple Pay starting May 31st, heading towards a Metrocard-less NYC. Hopefully they start working towards fixing the issues us straphangers have been complaining about.

via The Verge

Ahead of the launch of Google Pay and Apple Pay on New York City’s MTA transit system on May 31st, Google is integrating new public transport information into Google Assistant in the city. Starting today, Google will be able to tell you when your next train is arriving, and it will also give you walking directions to reach the station. You can either ask for the next train overall, or specify a particular line. The functionality will work on Android phones, smart speakers, and smart displays.

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