Using the Google Distance API in SPSS – plus some EDA of travel time versus geographic distance

The other day I had a conversation with a colleague about calculating travel time distances and comparing them to actual geographic distances (aka as the crow flies). Being unfamiliar with the Network add-on in ArcGIS I figured I would take a stab at this task with the Google Distance API.   Continue reading Using the Google Distance API in SPSS – plus some EDA of travel time versus geographic distance