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  1. Event alerts-"On Route" as a default

    I am tired of seeing like 22 event alerts (cops, traffic, etc.) while driving my inputed route. when I hit the red exclamation mark it takes me to them and then I can select "On Route" to find out which one's only apply to the way I'm going...why not make the "On Route" button the default instead of "Around Me"???

    17 votes
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  2. Display photo from user report in popup

    In the client, reports can have photos attached, e.g. a photo of the accident or roadworks site can be attached to the report. The photo is displayed on the waze website in the live map.

    However, when other phone clients receive the road report, the photo is hidden and hard to display.

    This is a request to display the photo attached to the report maximized on screen for 5-10 seconds (together with a "report abuse" button) for hands-free operation of the client.

    7 votes
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  3. Integration API

    Waze needs an API for integrating third party apps in general. Others have suggested gtalk and geocaching specifically, but even the Foursquare and Facebook features could be made plugins.

    With a plugin API we could have gas price finders, access to location Wikis, and other features.

    7 votes
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  4. Delayed reports

    While you're driving, you haven't time to report. So it would be great if I can touch the screen to hold the real place where a report have to be placed. So you can complete the report when you stop.

    24 votes
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  5. suggestions

    I have a few suggestions to make to waze,
    * Is it possible to have a choice as to the tolls or not?
    * for future updates would it be possible to have an option to search by name wazer?
    * and finally for the road, allowing them to choose routes heavyweight?

    5 votes
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  6. Better ETA calculations.

    For some reason the ETA predictions by WAZE are way off. One example was at the start of my trip it predicted I would arrive around 10:30pm (this was at 8:30am). This figure remained constant until I was 2/3rds of the way there, when it got a little more accurate, but still 4 hours off. I actually arrived at 2:30pm.

    7 votes
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  7. Cache user updates when not connected.

    When driving through areas with no cell coverage or internet connection, I would like to be able to make updates. Waze should cache any updates I make using the coordinates of where the update was made, and then upload them as soon as I get connected again.

    4 votes
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  8. fade out old road traffic instead of not showing at all

    at the moment I can only see recent traffic reports, but not those that were reported for example 20minutes ago.
    It would be much more helpful if the client would always show the latest reported road traffic status.
    the color could be faded out over time to indicate how old a report is.
    the client should offer an option of the maximum age of reports that should be displayed and if a wazer reports that the road is free again, then the old report needs to be removed.

    6 votes
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  9. Automatic switch between sleep and unsleep mode

    It would be great (for saving autonomy) having a mode which turn the device screen into sleep mode (if Waze is active on the screen) and come back into active mode before some interesting action, such as a junction, an off ramp to drive, or eating roadgoodie. In the best case, the time the screen become active again would be dependant of speed.

    22 votes
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  10. Event notification pop-up.

    Current event notification covers the majority of the center screen, obstructing view of where the event is specifically located. Adding transparency or moving to a ticker at the top or bottom of screen would be a great improvement.

    16 votes
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  11. Are you in traffic?

    When the system asks if you are in traffic?? you can answer yes or no. For the amount of times that you have stopped for a coffee or gas and there is no traffic...instead of the system assuming you are and then saying that "First street" is at a standstill...make the automatic answer no, then if we are we can answer yes. I think this will reduce the fake high traffic areas people complain about

    5 votes
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  12. Add a 1 mile event radius

    In large cities 5 mile radius events take too long to cycle back to the close events. And 5 miles extremely far away from your driving route.

    7 votes
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  13. Allow other users to send address to my handheld client

    Allow facebook friends, waze group members, etc. to send an address to my handheld client if I am online.
    1) When an address is recieved by the client, ask the user to accept the route, reject the route or block all address pings.
    2) If I don't have a route set, auto accept the aaddress after 10 seconds.
    3) Add a new category to the Address Search dialog similar to My Favorites, Recent searches, Contacts, etc. List the received addresses for easy access.

    15 votes
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  14. report route change due to traffic

    It happens a lot that the route is taking me to a heavy traffic road. I turn to avoid it, but can't report it. It would be great to have a pop-up when avoiding the suggested route to ask if it's due to traffic

    4 votes
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  15. Ability to track multiple vehicles.

    I use Waze in my car when visiting clients. I would like to be able to track which car I am in. This would let me track mileage reports per vehicle, and see what trips I made with which vehicle.

    4 votes
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  16. Interchange guidance method in ver. 2.2 is wrong. Revert to 2.0 method.

    In version 2.2 (Android & iPhone) the written guidance in interchanges was changed. It tries to look-ahead and gives guidance based on the ramp exiting the interchange.
    This is inconsistent with the way guidance worked in version 2.0 and therefore inconsistent with the ramp's naming in the Waze map. It leads to confusing guidance that does not match the actual road signs.
    This is really dangerous as it increases drivers' confusion in the interchange.
    Please revert the guidance method to the way it was in version 2.0

    For details see http://www.waze.co.il/forum/viewtopic.php?f=30&t=9996&st=0&sk=t&sd=a&start=15#p59430 (in Hebrew)

    26 votes
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  17. make a itinerary

    it would be great if you could setup a destination then add one or more "go through" waypoint.

    78 votes
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  18. Show city name over center of town, not over general area.

    I often find that a town name is not actually displaying in the direction of the town, but in the direction of town tiles closest to me, which may not be where the town is at all.
    My suggestion would place town labels in the direction of the center of town.

    1 vote
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  19. For reports and chit-chat. How many symbols can be typed in one message or alert ?

    Add the counter of characters left in chit-chat or in reports. As it done in twitter. To be shure the wazers will see your uncutted, full message

    19 votes
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  20. Allow to change displayed road thickness.

    Otherwise some roads and small roads are so fat on screen that they block some gas stations and others. Would be great to change how fat are roads displayed. Thank you.

    13 votes
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