“Apple has been continuously improving its Maps app and data since the service was launched in iOS 6, but for city dwellers one core weakness remains: a lack of public transit directions,” Andrew Cunningham reports for Ars Technica.

“Apple Maps will suggest third-party transit apps for use on particular systems, but doing it that way requires hopping between apps with inconsistent designs and features just to find out where you’re going,” Cunningham reports. “A pair of Apple job listings spotted by MacRumors indicates that the company is working to improve this situation.”

Cunningham reports, “The Maps Public Transit Engineering Manager and Maps Public Transit C++ Software Engineer job listings mention ‘the next generation of Maps services’ and call Public Transit ‘one of the most anticipated features of Apple Maps.'”

Read more in the full article here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]