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  1. Get railroads back!

    I'd like to have railroads shown on the client with white-black dashed line.

    913 votes
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    28 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. 908 votes
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    102 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. use Jingle to send short audio blurbs to others

    for friends and group subscriptions leave an audio blurb on the map or associated with a report

    891 votes
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  4. Waze for Trucks

    Trucks are almost 5% of all traffic in the US (1). But there isn't a great navigation app yet. Waze should create an option / app for truckers.
    Editors can give in the following restrictions:
    - Closed for trucks / RV's;
    - Closed for vehicles longer than X meter / feet;
    - Closed for vehicles wider than X meter / feet;
    - Closed for vehicles higher than X meter / feet;
    - Closed for vehicles with an axle load more than X tons;
    - Closed for vehicles heavier than X tons;
    - Closed for trucks with hazardous substances;
    - Closed…

    856 votes
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    31 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Speeding alert for drivers

    Waze should make a sound to alert the driver when they are speeding.

    Waze already shows you how fast you are currently driving, and it knows everything about the road you are on, so it should be simple to compare your speed to the listed speed of the road.

    Waze has always been about saving time and money for Wazers, and about creating features to attract and keep people on their service. This allows Waze to on-sell quality map data to other businesses, such as Apple. Many other SatNav clients have speeding alerts to save the driver from getting a…

    812 votes
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  6. expose intents

    for all clients expose an API

    for Android expose:

    • intents
    • broadcast intents
    • application shortcuts

    for the slightly savvier user this allows accelerated navigation by macro (Tasker, Llama, OmniDroid, et al)

    API allows for similar macro- or automation apps on iOS (ipad, iPhone), windows mobile, other platforms surely

    instead of

    ° load waze
    ° click or swipe to open navigate to UI
    ° search for address
    ° select match
    ° go
    ° pick route

    the macro app could accomplish this in

    ONE click

    this is employing merely one of a panoply of time saving waze measures

    add to…

    751 votes
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  7. Add car video recorder feature

    TL;DR It would be extremely helpful, if Waze could continuously record and store video from front facing camera.

    Me and many of my friends would install a car video recorder. Main functionality is to continuously record anything that happens in front of your car, storing last few hours of recorded material.

    There could be many uses for this. Mainly - helping in crashes, where you are not guilty, but you cannot prove that.

    Functionality could be minimum. An option to enable or disable continuous recording through road facing camera. Setting, which indicates - how many minutes or hours of recording…

    704 votes
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  8. Apple Music control like Spotify

    Put control of Apple Music on Waze, like Spotify for iOS and Android.

    696 votes
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  9. Waze for Apple Watch!!!!!!!!!!

    Please release a Waze Apple Watch App. This would work so much better than any other map for the watch. everyone loves Waze on our phones why not put it on our watch

    681 votes
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  10. Calculate fuel consumption and show cost of the route

    It would be great to be able to enter the average fuel consumption for certain speeds for your vehicle and then while calculating show also the cost of the route. It can be calculated by known speeds on the road, the need to stop and go on traffic lights, the overall profile of the route. There is an iPhone app that can serve as an inspiration - http://drivegain.com

    639 votes
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  11. disable "not there" for abusers or non-contributers

    For those who harass police sighting users of waze by FALSELY clicking "not there" the button clicking privilege ought be revoked until they are other than counterproductive

    identify them by their sole use of police related report by not-thefe and entire lack of contributing reports

    Also detect stationary officers who not-there themselves

    637 votes
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  12. Create a Report category for "Faulty Traffic Lights"

    Traffic lights are a major cause of traffic delays when out. Currently there is no way to report this specific problem.

    612 votes
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    20 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Paid Voice after Free Period Ends

    We loved having Stephen Colbert as our chosen voice on Waze. We want to suggest offering the limited voices for payment after the free period ends. We absolutely would pay to keep Stephen on our Waze. You have a lot of Wazers. If a portion purchased for $.99 or $1.99 each voice, it could add up. It would make your customers happy and earn you some revenue.

    575 votes
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    50 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Different scoreboards for editors, drivers and forum

    It has been noticed before that the Waze-community is divided between editors and drivers; editors being the users that earn most of their points by editing, drivers are those that earn most of their points behind the steeringwheel.

    Currently, the scoreboard seems to be dominated by drivers - the topnotch of these are probably truckers, spending their live on the road, driving maybe thousands km per week, making up to 20.000 pts. There is nothing wrong with that, we NEED drivers, and I do not want to suggest that they do not earn their points.

    But for editors these are…

    551 votes
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  15. cyclist

    During this period in which cycling is becoming more and more popular, Wase can help the security of the riders. Cyclist start road driving open the Wase App. And select f "I went out riding". Wase can warn drivers nearby- "cyclist in front of you."

    543 votes
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  16. Multiple stops in any order

    Allow users to enter multiple stops in any order and auto calculate best route. Currently you can only add stops after selecting main route and choose if its near the destination. Ideally you should be able to enter as many locations as you want and waze would just map out the optimal route.

    530 votes
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  17. mirrorlink

    Please, add Mirrorlink support!

    514 votes
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  18. upload route (gpx) - bicycle mode

    In the Netherlands and Belgium people really like to cycle. Therefore it would be great if people could upload there gpx routes they have created from other applications or websites. Then we would have the nicest routes instead of the fastest or shortest. The bicycle mode could help to distinguish special bikeroutes and carroutes, and will make sure waze is not showing a traffic slowdown.
    PLEASE VOTE!

    439 votes
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  19. Waze and mirrorlink

    I d'ont use waze but if it become the first free GPS with trafic with mirrorlink compatibility, i will use it for sure

    440 votes
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  20. 438 votes
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