From Richard Russell, who says he "worked on Google Maps Data partnerships"
Like in similar products, Google maps ETAs are based on a variety of things, depending on the data available in a particular area. These things range from official speed limits and recommended speeds, likely speeds derived from road types, historical average speed data over ...
You can export the route in Bing Maps as a KML file & import that KML file into Google Maps.
In Bing Maps, add the selected location to a Collection. The "Add to collection" link appears below any location you choose.
From the Collection menu on the right, click on "Open your collections" to view the Collections Editor which has an Actions dropdown. ...
If you right-click and choose "What's here?", it should show you an approximation of the address (in text) on the left, including the city's name. At least this works for me in the U.S. and Mexico, the two places where I travel and use Google Maps for precisely the same thing.
this will work:
you have to vary the sty= parameter
sty=o - birdeye perspective
sty=c - doesent work
see documentation here
Yes on bing maps you can add shapes like polygons to the map. It also seems you have been looking at the wrong Bing page.
This link tells you how to add polygons. On Bing the only way to do it is to edit some code but that page fully explains it!!!
[in XAML] use this to make a triangle.
I also have English OS, Firefox using English locale, and I am in the US.
So to force me to use Japanese map service, I went to www.bing.co.jp (same as I do for Google when I explicitly want Japanese results), the select Maps from the top menu. Since you are in Japan, Bing might be sending you there by default.
Then I entered "10 Downing Street, London" as ...
Here's some info from the first article on using Place Search:
The Google Places API allows you to query for place information on a