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formulanone:

--- Quote from: kurumi on December 02, 2021, 02:32:24 PM ---Here's a use case that I wish Google Maps or similar would support (maybe one of them does):

I'm on Highway X (a road trip) and want to grab a quick lunch within the next hour. Show me good BBQ/Mexican/etc. places along the way in my direction, within 2 miles of an interchange.

--- End quote ---

Google Maps does something similar; though it's not always super-specific. The range is close if there's a lot of choices for a vague search, but can stretch out a considerable distance if one searches for "Shake Shack" and your location is near "Pine Bluff, Arkansas".

If I punch up a "gas station" 5 miles from an airport, it will oblige. (I'm not brand-picky for rental cars.)

1:

--- Quote from: formulanone on December 02, 2021, 05:43:11 PM ---
--- Quote from: kurumi on December 02, 2021, 02:32:24 PM ---Here's a use case that I wish Google Maps or similar would support (maybe one of them does):

I'm on Highway X (a road trip) and want to grab a quick lunch within the next hour. Show me good BBQ/Mexican/etc. places along the way in my direction, within 2 miles of an interchange.

--- End quote ---

Google Maps does something similar; though it's not always super-specific. The range is close if there's a lot of choices for a vague search, but can stretch out a considerable distance if one searches for "Shake Shacks" near "Pine Bluff, Arkansas".

If I punch up a "gas station" 5 miles from an airport, it will oblige (I'm not brand-picky for rental cars.)

--- End quote ---

Can it do it along your corridor and not just at your current location, though?

formulanone:

--- Quote from: 1 on December 02, 2021, 05:44:13 PM ---
--- Quote from: formulanone on December 02, 2021, 05:43:11 PM ---
--- Quote from: kurumi on December 02, 2021, 02:32:24 PM ---Here's a use case that I wish Google Maps or similar would support (maybe one of them does):

I'm on Highway X (a road trip) and want to grab a quick lunch within the next hour. Show me good BBQ/Mexican/etc. places along the way in my direction, within 2 miles of an interchange.

--- End quote ---

Google Maps does something similar; though it's not always super-specific. The range is close if there's a lot of choices for a vague search, but can stretch out a considerable distance if one searches for "Shake Shacks" near "Pine Bluff, Arkansas".

If I punch up a "gas station" 5 miles from an airport, it will oblige (I'm not brand-picky for rental cars.)

--- End quote ---

Can it do it along your corridor and not just at your current location, though?

--- End quote ---

Not really, unless the retail locations are all along a route and the environs are otherwise bereft of choices (think: rural interstate).

Flint1979:
Hope everyone's city is having a better night than Saginaw is having. So far someone was shot in the head at a Family Dollar on the other side of town from me and all you can hear in the distance is gun shots and sirens.

Big John:
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