MapQuest Licenses Urban Mapping Enhanced Public Transportation Database

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- Feb 10, 2011 -- Urban Mapping, Inc (UMI), a leading provider of web services and on-demand data for interactive mapping applications, today announced that MapQuest has implemented Urban Mapping's industry-leading database of public transportation for inclusion into www.mapquest.com, online mapping platform for directions.

Urban Mapping's mass transit database features highly-detailed information about more than 150 public transportation systems in North America. UMI employs a globally-distributed research network of on-the ground employees who collect information about bus, rail and ferry systems, including station attributes, entrance locations, schedules, unplanned events and over 100 other data elements.

MapQuest supports 1 million inquiries for directions each day. The new pedestrian routing and rail transit options add layers of environmentally conscious features to MapQuest's growing suite of world-class routing solutions. MapQuest's transit product includes nationwide pedestrian routing and a transit option linking pedestrian routing with public rail transportation in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Philadelphia, Washington D.C. and Boston. MapQuest has plans to expand additional city content from Urban Mapping in 2011.

UMI Mass Transit allows interactive publishers and other industries to access accurate and up to date spatial and attribute data for incorporation into multimodal trip planners that includes travel by car, foot or by bus, train, car or ferry. Customers can also monitor unplanned events, such as service interruptions or system-wide notifications and advisories through the Incident Manager.

About Urban Mapping
Urban Mapping, Inc (UMI) provides web-based mapping services and on-demand data to simplify the development and deployment of online mapping and data visualization applications. With Mapfluence, UMI's flagship product, organizations can access an on-demand catalog of 10,000+ high-value variables to query, visualize and analyze data using maps, tables and charts. Since 2006, leading interactive publishers like Microsoft, MapQuest and Yahoo! as well as leading enterprises like CoStar Group, Tableau Software and CoreLogic have been utilizing Urban Mapping's geospatial data and technology. For more information, please visit us at www.urbanmapping.com.

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