The Aeris Interactive Maps SDK allows developers to create custom maps from any base map service like Google Maps, Open Street Maps, or Mapbox. Use the SDK to add point data, weather overlays, or animation to your custom map. Note that an Aeris API subscription is required to get started with Interactive Maps.
Google recently announced the new Google Earth Browser Plug-in, which brings the rich mapping and interactivity of the Google Earth application directly into the web browser, "bringing the full power of Google Earth to the web, embeddable within your own we site."
Mass transit in metropolitan regions is becoming an increasingly popular mode of transportation for commuters faced with ever-increasing oil prices. As a result, there is an emerging need for mass transit agencies to make information more accessible to a growing number of commuters. What role can APIs play?