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Google Maps will now let you pay for public transportation and parking through its app

Google Maps will now let you pay for public transportation and parking through its app
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Google Maps is adding a couple of new useful features: the ability to pay for parking or buy a train ticket right from the app.

Google Maps is integrating two mobile parking payment services into its app, Passport and ParkMobile. Both offer the ability to find, pay for, and replenish parking meters or parking lot fees through a smartphone app. Now, those features will also be available in Google Maps. According to the company:

Simply tap on the “Pay for Parking” button that appears as you near your destination. Then enter your meter number, the amount of time you want to park for, and tap “Pay.” Need to add more time to your meter? Easily extend your parking session with just a few taps.

The ability to pay for parking in Google Maps…

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