Yandex.Maps and Transport by Yandex LLC (Universal)
Released: May 13, 2009
Version: 12.0
Size: 211 MB
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Yandex.Maps and Transport

Yandex LLC
Search for an address or the best places nearby both online and offline. Yandex.Maps provides information about organizations and helps you reach your destination by car, public transport, bike, or on foot based on current traffic conditions.

Search for and select locations:
• The largest organization database and filters to refine your search.
• Detailed information: contacts, hours of operation, services provided, photos, and reviews.
• Floor plans to find your way around Moscow's major shopping malls.
• Search for places and addresses without an internet connection (offline maps).
• View places saved on your smartphone, tablet, and PC.

Custom map settings:
• Real-time location of buses, trams, trolleybuses, and minibuses.
• Road maps that show current traffic conditions in the city.
• Parking layer with the location and cost of official parking.
• Street panoramas for a road-side view of any address.
• Choose from three map types: Roadmap, Satellite, and Hybrid.

Public transport, car, bike, and walking routes:
• Pedestrian navigation: paths between buildings, through parks, across squares, and other pedestrian zones.
• Bike navigation: road types, underpass and overpass preferences, and highway warnings.
• Public transport routes with timetables and estimated time of arrival.
• Optimal driving routes based on live traffic conditions and driving options.
• Step-by-step instructions with voice navigation.
• Speed camera, speed limit, and speeding notifications.
• Real-time updates on traffic, road accidents, speed radar, and more.

Offline maps:
• Driving routes and voice navigation.
• Downloadable lightweight maps (minimum storage space, for example, the Moscow map is just 187 MB).
• Database of organizations with hours of operation, services provided, and more.
• Over 2000 cities in Russia, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Turkey, Ukraine, and Estonia.

Information from users:
• Mark road events on the map and comment on user submissions.
• Regular updates to the Public Map keep you informed about your city.
• Write reviews, upload photos, and update information about organizations.

Yandex.Maps has an Apple Watch app. Use it to:
• Navigate the map.
• View the nearest metro station and public transport stops.
• Find out when public transport will arrive at a nearby stop.
• Track traffic patterns a few hours ahead of time.
• View weather forecasts.

What's new in version 12.0
Check out the new Transport mode in Yandex.Maps. Tap the Transport button at the bottom of the main screen to enable it, and track bus movement in real time. Rail terminals, metro stations, and bus stops are marked with larger icons in this mode of the map.

A few more new features:
• Add bus stops and public transport routes to favorites. Tap "Save to My transport" in the card to save a stop or route. Favorite stops are highlighted yellow and saved routes are displayed at the top of bus stop cards.
• Check arrival times for your favorite stops under "My transport" in the app menu.
• Choose the fastest route to your destination: by public transport, carsharing, or taxi. Plot a route and go to "All" to compare route options and costs on one screen.o compare route options on one screen and see how much each option will cost.

Try out the new features and let us know what you think by writing comments in the app’s About section.
Screenshot #1 (iPhone)
Our verdict: Good
  • + Yandex.Maps and Transport is a highly rated app (4-star).
  • + The app is free.
  • + Yandex.Maps and Transport is currently ranked #256 in free Navigation apps for iPhone.
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