Have you ever wished you could see multiple searches in Google Maps, or search for directions and see businesses along the route all at the same time? Now, you can!
Consider a scenario, where you want to meet a friend for dinner on your way to downtown San Francisco. You search for transit directions from where you are on 24th and Valencia to Downtown SF, and then search for two of your favorite restaurants, Bar Jules and Walzwerk. Clicking on the blue bar at the bottom of the left panel reveals both searches for the restaurants as well as your route downtown. You can click on the checkboxes to turn each search on and off.
It looks like Walzwerk is closer to your path, so you decide to tell your friend to meet you there. And if she isn’t completely sold on the convenience of your plan, you can tell her that they have fantastic spätzle and German pilsner.