One of Google Maps' most useful options is the ability to give public transport directions. complete with timing, in many capital cities (including most recently Sydney). An update to the Android Google Maps app enhances that process further, giving you the option of viewing just one kind of public transport in its layers.
That can be especially helpful in CBD areas, where there are often multiple options and tracking individual routes can be tricky. Version 6.10 also tweaks the display of station information and the Location History dashboard.
Our remaining message? Get on with opening up your data so Google and others can use it, state governments in Victoria and Queensland. If you want people to use public transport, this is such a no-brainer. The slackness in making it happen is deplorable. Google says it now covers more than one million stops; it's time to add to that list with more Aussie information.
Google Maps now has schedules for more than one million public transit stops worldwide [Official Google Blog]