Monday, July 02, 2007

7 great new US Google Maps mashups!

TaxiWiz: Google Maps Tool to calculate cab fare! (now for 6 US cities!)

Mike DeGraw-Bertsch has expanded his New York City Cab fare tool to include 5 new US cities. They are: Boston, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, and Chicago. Toronto is also the first Canadian city added. Select two points and Taxiwiz helps to estimate the cab fare for that journey. There are also mobile versions for each city so you can use this app on your mobile device (this doesn't use Google Maps).

130,000 US Public Schools.. Mapped!

Public School Portal lets you search and Google map 130,000 US public schools by zip code or by city/state. Each school has detailed information including school website, driving directions, number of teachers, students and even the cultural mix of students attending. It's very interesting. Public School portal also includes the "Best 100 US high schools" (as reported by Newsweek).

Map of US Harley Davidson Dealerships - Drill down to state level to see Google Map. Also provides directions.

Baltimore Homicides in 2007 - The Baltimore Sun has created a Google Map with
options for sorting and displaying Baltimore murder locations that occurred this year using different criteria, such as the date of the murder and the district or ZIP code in which the victim was found. It also allows users to sort by certain characteristics of the victims, such as age, gender, race and cause of death.

RadioShack Store Locator now uses Google Maps:

US South Asian Business Google Maps mashup - Approx. 9000 listings mashed up with Google Maps.

2008 Presidential Election Primary Polls

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