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But if you click on the pin (or on the small red icon representing a restaurant), it will open the details under the search box. (I also tried it with Ignite and other results seen on the map and I got the same result—the details under the search box.)
It's not really easy, especially after Google Maps Update, which is still not able to load KML layers. But you can use this tool to search for the walking/citibiking directions: http://dangoldin.com/citibike-station-directions/
Use online tools like linkonmap.com to generate in seconds a link to a full screen map pointing to your location and even show the shortest route to your address.
In the "new" google maps, select your location and then the cog-wheel icon in the bottom right. in the popup choose "Share and embed map". That will tell you that you can simply copy the URL from the address bar. But it also gives you the option of a shortened URL.
i just ran into this same issue. To share the address, you can click the settings(gear) icon in the bottom right and there's an option to share the location. It also includes a button for the short URL.
I don't know a way to automate this. As this is a one off I would do this. Mark the locations using Google maps Use bounds to find centre see this Answer Use Googles Direction Service to get results. Alter centre to optimise results. Repeat Steps 3 & 4 to find optimal result.
Found a solution: https://firstname.lastname@example.org,-122.4,16z/ This also works: https://maps.google.com/maps?q=37.7,-122.4
https://email@example.com,-122.4,16z/ seems to work - no description though.
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