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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.

    1,794 votes
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  2. 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.

    1,864 votes
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    122 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.

    1,780 votes
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    Under consideration  ·  93 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. 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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  5. 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

    1,399 votes
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  6. 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

    1,345 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).

    1,308 votes
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  8. Daria, from the 90s MTV show

    New voice of Daria from the 90s MTV show.

    1,268 votes
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  9. 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.

    1,130 votes
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    69 comments  ·  Android  ·  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…

    1,120 votes
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    7 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

    1,063 votes
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    On the roadmap  ·  20 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Get railroads back!

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

    942 votes
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    28 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. 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

    930 votes
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    11 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. 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.

    906 votes
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    58 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. 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

    897 votes
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  16. 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.

    863 votes
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    58 comments  ·  iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Don't want to have to allow access to my contacts to share a drive

    In the new version, I can't enter an address or number anymore...and I'd really prefer not to sign over my entire contact list to waze. Can you reinstitute the message/email options in "share my drive"?

    844 votes
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  18. 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

    815 votes
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    59 comments  ·  iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. 806 votes
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    32 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. Report « ride against traffic » on highway // signalement dédié "contre-sens" sur autoroutes

    A report “ride against traffic” would be:
    - More easily and faster to report, despite stress.
    - The other wazers know immediately what kind of danger is reporting.
    - Set off the report 1.5 km / 1 mi before the action take place.

    -- français --

    Pour avoir vécu récemment un contre-sens, c'est frustrant de ne pas pouvoir signaler aux autres wazers un danger de ce type, assez fréquent malgré ce qu'on peut croire (1 contre-sens / semaine en France sur autoroutes, sans compter ceux qui ne sont pas détectés).
    Un wazer avait indiqué un "danger sur la route" avec…

    801 votes
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