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Distance Calculator In Search Results

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My web developer does not know of a way to calculate driving distance between the street address of a client and multiple service providers. The closest they can get is linear distance between two gps coordinates that represent the street address. Is there a more accurate method to calculate driving distance or do most websites display linear distance? If the alternative methods involve costs, or other risk, please let me know. Thanks!
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The Google MapAPI (if that is what you are using) has functionality to do this.

Take a look at this URL

https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/javascript/services?csw=1#DirectionsResults

And specifically this one

https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/javascript/distancematrix

For more information on how this works.
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