It has turned out to be a busy summer for the Google Maps directions team up in Seattle. Between last week's launch of walking directions, this week's redesign of the printed directions page, the redesigned Google Maps interface, and the recent Avoid Tolls feature, it's getting hard to keep up! We wanted to step back for a moment and give you an overview of the most common tasks for getting directions through Google Maps. Here's a brief tutorial from Ryan, one of the directions team engineers: