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  1. Add Electric to the Preferred fuel type, which will then display electric charging points on the map.

    There is no current option in Preferred fuel type for pure Electric. I would like to have this option, which, when selected, displays electric charging points as POIs for my journeys.

    2,267 votes
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    220 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Police Heat Map

    What about a feature that shows popular police trap locations. There are locations in my town that are popular with police to setup speed traps. If those areas could glow blue like traffic areas glow red, I think that could be a great feature. If you could use the information that wazers report, then that info could be processed through an algorithm that show the high probability areas.

    2,220 votes
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    24 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Add friends without facebook

    Why am I forced to use facebook in order to add friends to Waze?? I don't use facebook, 75% of the world's population does not use facebook at all (and more with every day). Is keeping fb afloat Waze's most important purpose?
    Anyway, I don't want facebook friends on Waze, I want Waze friends on Waze and facebook friends on facebook, don't try to mix a driving app with a social network.

    2,219 votes
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    Under consideration  ·  116 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Use the voice of Sam Heughan (star of "Outlander") - the show is a big hit in UK, USA, Australia, etc.

    Use the voice of Sam Heughan (star of "Outlander" TV show) - clear scottish accent - the show is a big hit in UK, USA, Australia, etc. Would be good idea for a sales pitch.

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    123 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Tammy Dombeck - The Gridlock Buster

    I am nominating my beautiful bride Tammy Dombeck to be one of your voices. Tammy was the Traffic reporter on the NBC affiliate in Dallas-Fort Worth for 14 years. After she left, she spent 3 years at the CBS affiliate as their morning and afternoon traffic reporter. We live in Fort Worth and I commute to Dallas during the week so I have been using yoru app for a couple of years. Love it. What I do miss is seeing and hearing Tammy give her traffic reports. I also am guessing that there are thousands and thousands of people here…

    1,556 votes
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    86 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Lets Stop The Issue of Roadkill

    Let's Stop The Issue of Roadkill By Adding some New Features

    1. One pin to indicate a high animal crossing volume area
    2. One pin to report deer, bear etc. sightings 3.Improve the sound alerts and make special ones for Roadkill specific pins
    1,467 votes
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  7. Add option to prefer beautiful way (scenery) over short/fast way

    When on a trip we sometimes prefer a beautiful way (view, atmosphere, interesting villages etc.) over the short/fast one. (I noticed that on our last trip abroad).

    1,466 votes
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  8. Privacy zone: stop reporting *near* home/work‏

    Having read the Waze ideology of location reporting at journey endpoints with respect to privacy I have deemed it wanting greatly.

    Please consider a feature to allow one to create flexible (arbitrarily variable) zones around one's home, workplace, church, etc, where upon entering one's position is no longer publicly visible.

    I am confident a variation of this will mitigate privacy journey endpoint concerns

    1,418 votes
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    12 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. The Golden Girls as voice options

    As a fan of classic sitcoms, "The Golden Girls" is one of my favorites. I think it would be awesone to have Dorothy Zbornak (Bea Arthur), Blanche Devereaux (Rue McClanahan), Rose Nylund (Betty White) and Sophia Petrillo (Estelle Getty) as navigaton voice options.

    1,391 votes
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    10 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Optimized functionalities for motorbikes

    It's too bad Waze doesn't offer any of these functionalities for riders/bikers:
    - deactivate traffic jams in the time calculation (or consider we are at around 50 km/h on these parts of the path)
    - proposing winding/twisting roads with different levels, just like Tomtom and Garmin already do with their devices
    - allowing to create more than one step point to get the perfect itinerary
    - allowing the load of external files (such as .gpx for example) to create roadbooks on our computer (with Google Maps or else) and then send it to our smartphone.

    In brief, just a few…

    1,232 votes
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    8 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. track buddy

    Ability to be buddies with other wazers, and track them. If they want to have a multiple car roadtrip, they would always be able to find eachother

    1,199 votes
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    On the roadmap  ·  22 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Judge Judy as a navigation voice

    Judge Judith Sheindlin of "Judge Judy" fame giving her acerbic, vitriolic instructions just like she does in the courtroom but only as a navigator.

    1,185 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Samsung Gear S2 integration

    I'd like Waze to integrate with the Samsung Gear S2, which is on the Tizen OS. Most particularly, I'd like vibrate reminders of upcoming turns. Also, navigation initiation and address lookup would be useful.

    I'm using the device with a Nexus 6 on Marshmallow.

    1,160 votes
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    69 comments  ·  Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Apple Music control like Spotify

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

    1,132 votes
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    72 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Navigate shortest route

    With the new update you all took away the option to search by shortest route available or Fastest route available. Please bring this function back.

    1,061 votes
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    69 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. send XMPP message when nearing destination (Jabber)

    some people are offended by outdated technology that requires one to pay for unwanted messages (sms).

    It is beyond inane to use sms on a smartphone when XMPP is far more featured, FREE, secure.

    Waze could further advertise the service with its own XMPP server. This would facilitate such messages, enhance social features, and expand the wondedful world of federation. Prosody and Tigase are great server options.

    http://wiki.xmpp.org

    938 votes
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    11 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. 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

    904 votes
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  18. disable popups

    Please provide the means to disable popups. I like the flags. The popups block half the screen, are irrelevant, and recenter the map.

    899 votes
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  19. Ability to increase font size.

    Those of us who see distance fine but need reading glasses could use the abolity to increase street name and POI size. It's one if the reasons why I don't use Waze as often as I'd like to.
    Many thanks

    892 votes
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  20. pouvoir spécifier une hauteur de véhicule, afin d'éviter de se trouver bloquer avec des passages avec des hauteurs limite à 2m

    spécifier des hauteurs pour des passages
    spécifier des catégories de vhl, VL, camping car, utilitaire ....

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