Google Street View Time Lapse Video

Flickr user Joelaz ingeniously stitched together a bunch of Google Street View images (from the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California) in a time-lapse-esque movie. Here's his method:

I just manually clicked through the Google Maps Street View for 15 minutes while recording it as a screencast and then sped up the video... just as a proof of concept. A developer could automate the process using the Google Maps API.