Screen-capping Google Maps for traffic

Posted to Software  |  Tags: ,  |  Nathan Yau

TrafficAlyson Hurt quickly wrote some code to take screen captures of a Google Maps window periodically.

The original intention was to see the change in traffic during the January 2016 blizzard on the east coast, but this seems like it might come in handy for something else. I’m not sure for what, but I’m bookmarking it just in case.

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