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Update 2015-05-07: With Google finally removing "classic" Google Maps, they have introduced "Lite Mode" as the alternative. You can access it via the menu as described in the link, or by adding ?force=lite to the end of the URL, for example: https://www.google.com/maps/?force=lite Original answer According to this Google Help article: Go to http://maps....


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New Maps Head to new Google Maps and go to where you want to view traffic. Clear the search box (yeah, the UX people were out that day). Hover your mouse over the search area and underneath "Getting around" should appear with some options. Select "Traffic": You can then select "Typical Traffic" and change the date/time of the traffic you are looking at: ...


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Well, after discovering that the starred locations are also mirrored on Google Bookmarks, I wrote a Python script to scrape the coordinates and generate a KML file: Export Google Maps starred locations Go to Google Bookmarks: https://www.google.com/bookmarks/ On the bottom left, click "Export bookmarks": https://www.google.com/bookmarks/bookmarks.html?hl=...


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Seeing that there's no convenient way of doing this provided by Google, I've created a tiny online app for export of your starred locations: http://gexport.somee.com/ It's very primitive, but it does the job. (credits to endolith for the idea of implementation) UPDATE: this app is no longer relevant, you can use Google Takeout to export your bookmarks as ...


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Now it's easier to do that: Click the menu icon on the top left corner; Turn on Earth mode (first item of the menu) if it's not on; Click on Labels on. It changes to Labels off afterwards Enjoy!


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The traffic option, if present in your city, is now under the Menu hamburger menu.


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Google Maps: Street View: Privacy and Security (UK version) Individuals and license plates are blurred We have developed cutting-edge face and license plate blurring technology that is applied to all Street View images. This means that if one of our images contains an identifiable face (for example that of a passer-by on the sidewalk) or an ...


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There is a small little text saying "Image Date: March 2011" at the bottom of the street view (from the link you provided), though I can't confirm that it refers to the date the Street View image was taken, but its quite likely the case as there isn't any other images that it can refer to. Hope this helps in getting an approximate date of when the image is ...


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Pegman comes in a variety of styles, eg:


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You can, but it involves tricking My Maps. What you essentially have to do is load the extra spaces you might need later. In your original spreadsheet, at the bottom of your table, put a space inside each cell across the width of the table. Select and copy that new "empty" (wink wink) row, and past as many rows as you think you'll need in the future. Save ...


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Use this format: https://www.google.com/maps/preview?saddr=[insert_from_address_here]&daddr=[insert_to_address_here]&dirflg=[insert_mode_here] Options for dirflg: w: walking b: bicycling d or h or t: drive r: public transit Example: if you want to bicycle from 120 Spring St, Cambridge, MA 02141 to 24 Cummington Mall, Boston, MA 02215, your URL ...


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(Edits made 6/25/2015 based on suggestions) I've actually been playing with the new URLs for the past several days and have posted the results of my investigations on my blog: https://mstickles.wordpress.com/2015/06/12/gmaps-urls-intro/ There are about 11 posts covering the various parts of the URL structure, which I can't summarize well in one post. For ...


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If you hover over the directions box (top-left) on the map, you will see that it tells you the estimated time for leaving now. If you click on the "Leave Now" part, you can change the departure or arrival time. When you do, you will see the estimated time update to take into account known traffic flows for that date/time. That's as good as it gets since ...


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Simple! Steps Click on the Menu bar on Top Left. Click Language.  It's the second one after Print, with the 文A icon Set it to your liking. Enjoy! For example i just changed my language to Deutsch and now i see directions like this


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This is a 10 second solution to put the points on Google Map - you will need either excel or CSV data which you just copy/paste here: http://www.hamstermap.com and then choose Quick Map. There is also a more complicated map on the website with fancy markers but you will probably need just the quick map.


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as mentioned above, the link has to contain coordinates but can also contain description: http://maps.google.com/maps?q=description+(name)+%4046.090271,6.657248 In case you need to place multiple markers on the map, you will have to use some of the online tools, for example http://www.hamstermap.com and then choose QUICK MAP.


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It isn't allowed. You have to use the Google Maps API or ask for a High Res Screenshot directly to Google.com link -> http://www.google.com/permissions/geoguidelines.html


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Road.li lets you put in your start point, end point, and a query, and it will show you places that match the query along your route. It also shows how much time each place adds to your trip. It is a tool that I created.


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You should contact Google directly to do this. Your best bet would be to use one of the options on this Google Maps Support page. Fix an error on Google Maps Help us make Maps better Community edits allow you to modify the information you see on Google Maps, making it more accurate for everyone. Find out how you can: Report ...


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When you're ready to share, click the settings gear icon . in the bottom right. If you don't see the settings gear icon , see the alternate instructions at the bottom of this page. Select Share and embed the map. [Optional] Check the box next to "Short URL" to create a shorter link. Double-click the link to highlight it, then copy it by pressing CTRL+...


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In Maps you can star places. That's how I would do it. Just tab your current location and mark the place with a star. When navigating back, you'll see the star on the map, or you can select it as a navigation destination


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Here is an official Google blog post that contains a color legend: https://maps.googleblog.com/2016/07/discover-action-around-you-with-updated.html To summarize: Orange road - freeway Yellow road - highway Light orange background - "area of interest" Pink background - hospital Light brown background - school Light green background - park Light gray ...


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You can once again get the latitude/longitude for any arbitrary point on the map by right-clicking (or Ctrl+click) and choosing "What's here?" [source: +GoogleMaps]


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If there is no option on google maps to revert to old version, you can use this webpage to opt out provided by google.com: https://www.google.com/maps?output=classic&dg=opt


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This is now possible. Whether you’re running weekend errands or planning a cross-country tour, you can plot multiple destinations for your trip with ease – now available for driving, walking and biking directions. Once you’ve chosen a starting point, click '+' and add stops to your route by typing in the search box or clicking on the map. Source.


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The Lite mode of the new Google Maps does not include the 3D Earth view or other 3D functionality. You can see if you are in lite mode by looking for the "Lite mode" indicator in the bottom right corner of the map. Lite mode supported browsers and operating systems The new Google Maps may default to Lite mode for older browsers and operating ...


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You may simply concatenate destinations in the URL. For instance my original 10 destinations may be like this... https://www.google.com/maps/dir/Bridgewater+Pet+Boarding,+7596+Austin+Rd,+Saline,+MI+48176/Saline,+MI/Milan,+MI/Britton,+MI/Tecumseh,+MI/Decker+%26+Sons+Insurance+Inc,+265+S+Main+St,+Onsted,+MI+49265/Jackson,+MI/Chelsea,+MI/Stockbridge,+MI/...


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I asked the same question on Google Forums and got an answer: [by treebles] These are the parameters to add at the end of the directions URL for the different modes of transportation Car /data=!4m2!4m1!3e0 Bicycling /data=!4m2!4m1!3e1 Walking /data=!4m2!4m1!3e2 Public Transit /data=!4m2!4m1!3e3 Airplane /...


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First enter Street View mode in desktop Google Maps. Notice the overlay in the upper-right corner with the address and Street View date, and next to the date is a clock-cycle icon. Click that icon to pick a different date. See Go back in time with Street View in the Google Maps blog for details and screen shots.


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Google Takeout site has info how to move your data in and out of Google products. In the case of Maps, you can export your saved places in GeoJSON format, which is then easily convertible to KML.


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