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  1. Lane Guidance

    While using Waze on highways lately, I have begun to think that having the ability to see what lane becomes the off ramp would be great, especially in complex city interchanges.

    Portuguese: Estava usando o Waze em rodovias e comecei a pensar que seria ótimo ter a capacidade de ver qual pista pegar, especialmente em trevos complexos dentro das cidades.

    Spanish: Últimamente me he dado cuenta que al utilizar waze en capitales se hace muy necesario que waze indique cual carril de una calle, avenida o autopista, llega a ser una rampa, especialmente en complejos intercambios.

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    In the works  ·  291 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. New Report options

    Please add following option for reporting:

    Hazard -> Weather -> Ice On Road - REALLY important in my country

    Hazard -> Weather -> Flooded Road - also REALLY important

    Hazard -> On road -> Road Closed ahead - this could be abused, so should be discussed in function

    Hazard -> On road -> Dangerous Curve - most are marked by road signs but driver could choose to get extra warning from Waze! for example it would really help when visibility is poor!!

    Hazard -> On road -> Dangerous Intersection - maybe Black Point (a point where a lot of accidents…

    3,361 votes
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    95 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Great news! We’re happy to share that “Unplowed road” report has been recently added to Waze. We hope that this will satisfy this request for now. Thank you for making this suggestion and drive safe in that snow ;)

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    56 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    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.

  4. Dangerous areas in Brazil

    Unfortunately we have some problems about some dangerous areas... Another person got killed because of a bad route... http://g1.globo.com/rio-de-janeiro/noticia/2015/10/relembre-ataques-de-bandidos-do-rj-motoristas-e-passageiros-perdidos.html
    I think waze could have an option to avoid these unsafe areas...

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  5. House numbers with slash

    Allow add house numbers with slash. For example: 631/29. 639 is for building, 29 is for entrance (Distance between entrances can by big). All block-buildings in my country has this double numbers.Also houses can be marked 10/a 10/b. It is not possible to add this type of number to editor, so usually we have just streets but no one is adding house numbers - as it would be inaccurate to put just first or second number.

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  6. Please add suburbs / neighborhoods / sections

    In many many streets in Latin America as in other Europe countries, in the same city could be a lot of different streets with the same name, the only info that differs them is the name of the neighborhood or suburb. It would be awesome if you guys could fit that info.

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    In the works  ·  85 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Create lane assistance like Tom Tom.

    I have iPhone 5 with iOS 6 and as its a bigger screen and faster chip I think waze should create lane assist like Tom toms. This would be big but could be completed by wazers on editor for points, it would soon catch up. Lane assist can tell you which lane to use for a direction.

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    In the works  ·  3 comments  ·  iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Client Suggestion: Voice Recognition

    I was driving from Las Vegas, NV to Fullerton, CA this past weekend. During the trip, I had a few hours to think of what client upgrades could be implemented into WAZE. Specifically, as the title of this thread suggests, I thought about Voice Recognition. This came about as I sent a report, but was unable to type a comment, thanks to texting and driving dangers.

    Here is what I was thinking:
    Voice Recognition would always be active while WAZE is active. Instead of pushing a button to activate Waze, what if a keyword was programmed to start the functionality.…

    479 votes
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    In the works  ·  Unholy responded

    Currently available in English and in U.S and Canada.
    Will be available to other countries as well soon.

  9. Display interstate/highway shields on client map.

    Right now the live maps can display highway shields with limited functionality. Adding this ability to the client maps (and expanding its scope, as right now it is only partially functional) would really make it easier to orient yourself when viewing the map.

    It would be nice if it was an option, as well... so you could disable it (like you can disable road goodies or other things) if you don't want to view them.

    264 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    In the works  ·  Unholy responded

    Currently working on N. America. will be implanted in the world server in the future.

  10. Force uploading maps recorded without internet connection

    It would be really helpful for cities that are wazed poorly or have only a few waze members for now. Especially considering that there I've got no unlimited mobile internet plans and keeping connection always on is just a waste of money.

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    In the works  ·  krankyd responded

    this is working partially – for some devices and on some scenarios. In any case, you will need to start the session with a connection.
    We are working to improve it as we realize some areas simply don’t have good internet connectiivty.

  11. Hitch hike - (Carona)

    Add the option to switch from “driver” to “hitchhiker” in the app. As a hitchhiker, you inform to Waze where you want to go. When a driver do the same, it will show on the map all the hitchhikers that could be benefited by his route. It’s now up to the driver if he want to pick them up.
    It could be possible to change the privacy preferences for:
    - showing your routes for all the hitchhikers;
    - show only for hitchhikers that are in a specific group;
    - show only to your Facebook friends;
    - or hide for everyone…

    163 votes
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    7 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. create a button to delete all browsing history, at once

    in the current version to remove all paths, you must remove one by one! at the end of the historical relationship could have a "remove all"

    120 votes
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    In the works  ·  8 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. 79 votes
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    In the works  ·  3 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Overcast

    Would love to have integration with Overcast and other podcast apps with waze. It’s great to have Spotify but having the same integration with other podcast apps.

    The lesss distracted driving the better :)

    59 votes
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    4 comments  ·  iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. 2 Ideas!

    Hi, ive got two ideas: 1. When starting a new ride from a parking car, Waze does not know which direction the vehicle is facing. And because of Murphy's rules, most of the time it will plan the opposite route :) My suggestion is: before starting navigation I will have the option to calibarate the direction my vehicle facing (button that using the internal compass) . and now that Waze can understand that im facing east for example it can plan the right route. 2. adding an option so Waze know im driving a motorcycle so it can plane the…

    7 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for your suggestion! As you may know, Waze already has Motorcycle Mode included in the app. To change your vehicle type, tap Settings > Car Details > Vehicle type.

    As for the idea with adjusting car facing direction, it is under consideration.

  16. red light camera alerts less frequent

    I have two red light cameras on my commute. They appear the same way as alerts for police or accidents >>with a request to confirm it<<....every single day.
    For alerts that seldom change, I suggest an alert without the confirmation request. Or perhaps request to confirm it once/month.

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  17. voice search

    When using the voice search function, there needs to be another button to hit "enter" and make it search. Currently, when I say an address (which I do often, because I don't want to type while driving), the address goes into the search bar, but nothing happens. I still need to click on the search the bar, then click enter, which completely defeats the purpose of voice searching, as I have to take my eyes off the road and find which buttons to hit. It also takes more time, is more cumbersome, and makes me less likely to use the…

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    Thank you for your suggestion! Waze will soon support Google Assistance voice control. To know more about this feature, stay tuned on Waze’s social pages on Facebook and Instagram

  18. Очень нужна интеграция навигатора с сервисом поиска попутчиков внутри города

    Очень нужна интеграция навигатора с сервисом поиска попутчиков внутри города. Проложил маршрут - сразу видишь, кого, откуда и куда можешь подвезти. Вполне возможно, что многим людям, которые мокнут на остановке, с тобой по пути. Но как водителю не хочется брать на борт кого попало, так и пассажиру боязно садиться неизвестно к кому.

    3 votes
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  19. Speed trap

    I go to work same path every day, Waze notifies me about same speed trap every day too, can you make a button “do not show again”? Second if ignore thanks click, message stays, it definitely should disappear after 1 min.

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  20. Pin Music Player

    It would be nice if you could pin the music player so that way alerts doesn’t close it all the way out.

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