Get to events on time
Make use of travel information in Calendar to ensure you’re always punctual
Organise travel plans across your devices with Apple’s Maps and Calendar apps
Apple’s Maps app has come a long way since it debuted in 2012. As well as improved data about points of interest, the version of Maps in El Capitan and iOS 9 has access to accurate information about public transport routes and timetables – though in the UK, this is currently limited to London. Maps is even able to figure out travel times to help you plan your journey.
This capability extends to Calendar, which combines information you add to events with travel times from Maps, helping to ensure you are punctual.
When you receive an email that contains an invitation to an event, you should find that you don’t even have to manually add it to your calendar. El Capitan and iOS 9 automatically add events detected in emails to a Found in Mail calendar.
iCloud is able to keep your Calendar information up to date on all of your devices, so whether you’re using your Mac or an iOS device, the one you’re using when it comes time to leave will
Calendar considers traffic and transit reports when letting you know when to leave for a meeting
remind you. On your iPhone you’ll get step-by-step instructions on the way to the event, whether you’re driving, walking or using public transport. Calendar even takes into account the latest traffic and transit reports to let you know if you need to leave some extra time for the journey. Cliff Joseph
Maps checks traffic reports and live public transport information in order to calculate your travel time.