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  1. 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…

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      12 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 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.

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        45 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Rail Road Crossing Ahead Notification

        Give notification when approaching Rail Roads Crossings. This notification could be turned on or off by the user if needed.

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          3 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • 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."

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            7 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • turn off photo request at destination

            The "add photo" when you reach your destination is annoying, and unnecessary. Please give an option to disable.

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              43 comments  ·  iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Apple CarPlay

              With the release of iOS10, Apple's stock apps can be removed from the CarPlay screen, including Maps. Now, there's room for Waze to reside on all of our CarPlay home screens.

              Dear Waze, please bring your awesome nav to CarPlay. Reports have said that you're working on it, so my request is redundant. But @waze itself suggested I post here, so you know you want this too.

              Let's send Waze some encouragement and vote for Waze on CarPlay! Thank you.

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              • Allow option to use device's TTS voice synthesis

                The Waze Android client has a decent sounding voice, but Android users can install 3rd party TTS apps. Please give us the option to choose to use the Android Text To Speech synthesis instead.

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                  21 comments  ·  Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Ability to order favorites locations

                  Every time I add a location to my favorites, it pushes my old ones down. I want the ability to choose to mostly used favorites to show on the top.

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                  • 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

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                      6 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Avoid parkway feature

                      Driving a commercial vehicle we are not allowed to go on parkways. A conventional GPS allows you to "avoid part of route" I want to be able to go on all other highways just not parkways. When it gives you a route, you should be able to avoid parkways where all truckers cannot use either

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                        34 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Madea

                        Please please please bring Medea voice back for navigation. I told everyone at my work about it and they all cracked up and asked what navigation app I found her on and they all said that they would really enjoy it please bring it back it's just not the same without it!!!!

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                          4 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                            29 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Make Waze continue running in background untill it is turned off

                            I use my phone for more than just Waze when I'm driving. Waze does not consistently run in the background when I switch to control another app (even when I'm driving on the highway at 65 mph). I'd really like to see an option in settings to keep Waze active until I manually exit. Alternatively, how about an option that keeps Waze active as long as my phone is in the car dock?

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                              29 comments  ·  Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Bring back Madea please!!!!!

                              Bring back Madea

                              421 votes
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                              • 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.

                                414 votes
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                                  13 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Ukrainian language

                                  Hi,
                                  can you please add Ukrainian language for menu and navigation?

                                  thanks,
                                  Taras

                                  409 votes
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                                  • 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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                                    • Implement U-turn navigation instruction and ability to allow u-turns at intersection.

                                      In exUSSR countries it is a common practice to use u-turn. Traffic lights at major intersections may have special arrow to allow only left turns and u-turns. But currently Waze cannot use this feature to build optimal route.

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                                        11 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • 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

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