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Creating a custom map as per MaryC's answer is good if you want something you save permanently or embed and don't mind going through a multi-step process with a different UI to get there. I also found a quick and easy alternative that uses only the regular Google Maps 'directions' UI. Basically you just drag part of the path then drop it where it was: ...
This is possible for the current version of My Maps now: Under the Share icon, there is a Download KML option, like this:
Create a custom map. There are directions for doing this in the new Google Maps in the answers here: How to highlight an entire route or way on an online map? Once your custom maps is created, use the Share link to see the options for sharing it, or use the embed option if you want to put it into a website.
The shareable link that you get from Google Photos cannot be used in many applications, it doesn't just show the picture, it also puts it in a display showing the date (and any other pictures that you have included in the same shareable link) Instead, you need to: In Google Photos, click into the picture you want to use, so it is the only one on the ...
Make your custom map, and then click the Share button in the left-hand panel. That gives you a link that can be shared, as well as options to share it via Twitter, et al. The map which is opened with the link doesn't say who the map owner is.
As it seems Google does not have a feature to "save a route offline". After finding this out I was actually surprised to hear it as well as you might be to. Google should definitely be adding a feature like this. To try and help you out a little bit some suggestions for what you could do is: *print the map out *(after you make your route) screenshot the ...
It is currently not possible in Waze to know roughly where you'll be at a given time given your current rate, put aside the ETA.
This is now baked in to the latest version of Google Maps. Just look up an address, then click the "send to device" link and choose your Android device. Then open the notification on your phone. This has been around for a little while for iOS. (via Lifehacker)
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