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  1. NBA Legend - Karl Malone from the Utah Jazz Voice Guidance

    Have NBA Legend Karl "The Mailman" Malone from the Utar Jazz provide voice navigation.

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  3. Use acceleration sensors to improve navigation

    I think it will be good idea to use acceleration sensors to improve navigation when GPS signal is weak. For example in tunnels. Also it may help in situation when GPS accuracy is insufficient. For example to better determination of position in roundabout.

    8 votes

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    Great news! The Waze Beacons Program is in the works and constantly expanding.
    The Waze Beacons Program is the first scalable, affordable solution in the world to power navigation in tunnels. Currently available in select tunnels throughout Pittsburgh, Haifa, Israel, Paris and Rio de Janeiro – seamless navigation is available to Wazers underground simply by turning on Bluetooth functionality.

  5. Geotagged event triggers

    Allow the user to define an event such as playing one of your own sounds, display one of your own photos or play a music track at or near specific places. Example uses - get onto a fast stretch of road and your music changes, and changes back when you get into town again. Get a mile from a toll booth and a note appears telling you how much money to have ready. Drive near a grocer and your recording says "don't forget to get the eggs". Go past a tourist attraction and a recording tells you about it. You…

    82 votes

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  6. Distance to drive after a turn

    After a turn, it'd be nice if the distance before the next turn is said. something like "turn right and go straight for 5 miles"

    21 votes

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  7. Expire events option

    Give a general or category specific option to delete/expire events. e.g. most crashes/accidents are cleared in 30 minutes or less, yet the event lingers in Waze for 2 hours or more. So let the user chose how old an event will be displayed.

    41 votes

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  8. Voice Instructions: Bear Right, Keep Right

    Voice navigation instructions use "Keep Right (Left) in 2 conditions making it a bit confusing: When on an undivided road approaching a divided section of the same road, and when approaching an intersection with a gradual right (left) turn. "Bear Right (Left)" would be a more appropriate instruction for the 2d situation.

    6 votes

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  9. 38 votes

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  10. add option to disable traffic based routing

    When routing, waze often attempts to route around traffic. Waze is used occasionally for just the first part of a journey (navigating a downtown area, for example) and I find it selecting a completely different route every time I use it because it attempts to route around the traffic at work.

    Another example is that during extremely heavy traffic in a snowstorm, waze had me exiting at every freeway exit and then entering the freeway again, simply because the freeway exits had little traffic on them compared to the freeway itself.

    Because of this, there should be a simpler routing…

    3 votes

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  11. Barre des incident de parcours

    serait il possible d'afficher en permanence la barre de l'état du traffic de navigation qui s'affiche au début lors du calcul du parcours? Elle se mettrait à jour toutes les 5 minutes. avec notre position en fonction du parcours général ou d'une portion de 50km qui avance en même temps.

    2 votes

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  12. Can you please let us know which started have lower amount traffic lights

    Letting us know what streets have the least amount of lights and stops would save time and gas

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  15. Make it for bikers

    Create an option to use it for bikes, like other softwares are doing such as google maps

    14 votes

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  16. Have different colors for the road you did from the road you go.

    To prevent confusion it will be usefull to have a different color for the road you drove already from the road you're going.

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  17. Address entry starts with number key bosrd

    When I start typing an address in the navigate bar, the default should start with a numbers keypad not letters

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  18. add prompt to go straight at intersection

    at the moment, the default navigation of waze says nothing when you're supposed to go straight through an intersection. this is problematic in cases where after a long straight there are two intersections closely after one another and sometimes it is tough to guess how many '800/400/200metres' actually are, so you end up turning one turn too soon.

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  19. how to display the maximum speed roads? Users can report speed signs on the road and as it always the maximum speed on the road and we would

    how to display the maximum speed roads? Users can report speed signs on the road and as it always the maximum speed on the road and we would know why not create an alert if you drive too fast.

    3 votes

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  20. Semaphores

    Waze could have an algorithm to detect where are the semaphores in the city, and keep how long they take to open, to avoid the semaphores that take longer.
    There are some semaphores in São Paulo that take too long to open. It would be very useful to avoid them.

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