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3/5/13
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hachiroku

Traffic Prediction for specific time and destination mapping/navigation

Hi,
It took me about 15 minutes but i found the option for me to show predicted traffic at any given time and day.

My question is, how can I incorporate this predicted traffic data into my suggested route?  I am trying to route plan and need an estimation of how long it will take me to get to one city from another once I fly into town on Thursday.

thanks!
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Abby - Google Community Manager
3/12/13
Abby - Google Community Manager
Hi hachiroku,

Thanks for your question.  Currently, we don't have a feature to view driving directions with traffic at a specific future date and time. I will pass this suggestion along to the team.

Abby
Anton Kochepasov
5/28/13
Anton Kochepasov
This would be really useful
Shawn Pons
6/19/13
Shawn Pons
Was the feature to view predicted traffic at a specific date/time removed with the new Google Maps?  I cannot find it...
Alex Abejar
6/25/13
Alex Abejar
Hi hachiroku,

Were you able to find the predicted traffic on the new google maps or the old google maps? If on the new google maps, could you lend some direction on where to turn this on?

Thanks!
SandySreka
7/8/13
SandySreka
Apparently, they *used* to have it, or something at least similar, but maybe they dropped it?


When you ask Google Maps for driving directions, the directions say "about 59 minutes". But they also say something new: "up to 1 hour 50 minutes in traffic". 
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Google Maps now lets you know how long a drive might take in rush-hour traffic, for a limited set of metropolitan areas.

They gave an example in the Bay Area, and I just checked and the feature's not there now.  I'm pretty sure I've used this feature in the past.  Hope Google isn't getting like M$, dropping good features when they "upgrade" their products! 
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Debbi1
8/6/16
Debbi1
The traffic prediction was very helpful, but it took me a while to realize that I couldn't do it for my whole trip - driving locally to work but picking up 2 people along the way.  I had to do it segment by segment.
 
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