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  1. Allow more than 16 connections in Junction Boxes

    Allow more than 16 connections in Junction Boxes.

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  2. Display name labels on places

    Display name labels over every place, so they're easier to spot when looking at an area at lower zoom levels.

    150 votes
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  3. make geonodes easier to find

    For really long straight segments, it can be a bit of a pain to find the little handle to make adjustments to the geometry as it is often entirely off-screen. This is especially noticeable now since we're making small adjustments to segments that formerly had no geonodes at all to bring them into better alignment for Falcon.

    So as a suggestion - I was wondering how hard it would be to make a tweak to where there's always at least one "add geonode" handle visible on screen when a segment is selected?

    At a minimum it would be helpful to…

    54 votes
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  4. Allow direct editing of alt names and cities

    Currently alt names or cities can be changed only by deleting the existing name and re-creating a new alt name. Please allow direct editing of alt names. Also it would be great if primary and alt names were draggable so an alt name could be promoted to the primary name without deleting and recreating.

    45 votes
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  5. Make URLs in Map Comments clickable

    Currently if you add a URL in the top comment box of a Map Comment it is not clickable. You have to save the map comment then add a URL as a conversation comment to get it to be clickable. Please make URLs in the top comment box clickable. This is the comment box that is editable after saving. Here is a link to picture of the problem. https://imgur.com/2Bz4fVt In the picture you can see the top https://www.waze.com/ is not underlined so you can't click it to open the URL. However, the bottom https://www.waze.com/ is underlined and you can click…

    45 votes
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  6. WME Advanced Preferences - please correct defaults

    "Draw new roads as two-way" and "Draw new roads with all turns allowed" should be on by default but are not. This will prevent a lot of mistakes by new editors.

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  7. More Specific Error Messages

    Specific error messages are very useful, and we can use more of them.

    Here are some recent cases I have run across where it would be helpful to have a more-specific error message

    RPP too far from identical HN (zoom out if necessary to highlight the HN location)
    RPP too far from recently-deleted HN; try again after HN update. (zoom out to highlight the former HN location)
    Improper restricted turn in JB (show and highlight the specific turn arrow which is the problem). Allow the turn and try again (https://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=211&t=276336&p=1922955#p1922761)

    By: voludu2
    Link to original suggestion: https://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1525&t=276591

    21 votes
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  8. Speed limit update requests to Production in ROW

    Given that the appearance of SLURs has now calmed down I would like to make a proposal to move SLURs from beta to production editor.

    There are, however, two questions to everyone in ROW:
    1) can you reports SLs from app? New SLURs pop up from time to time, but I haven't been able to make one myself;
    2) would you like to bring all previous SLURs to prod or have a reset and make a fresh start? My vote goes to "bring everything to prod", because the current amount and appearance of new ones is manageable.

    By: matsalka
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    18 votes
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    Hey!
    Thank you for this suggestion.

    As it was announced in the forum we are currently working on improving the SLUR workflow and user experience.
    This suggestion will be taken into consideration in the work.

    So, thank you again we will update accordingly.

    Hezi

  9. Replace ':' and '>' by a direction field

    Hi guys,

    The idea would be to replace the ':' or '>' instructions present on segments by a direction field that
    would not display on the segment name but would allow to construct the guidance instructions.

    This would allow to properly manage the direction signs in the city without having this kind a street : "Street Chip: Dale area" and easily managed the directions in roundabouts, etc.

    Thanks for your feedback.

    by Ardillon42
    Link to original suggestion: https://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1525&t=287620

    16 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hey!
    Thank you for this suggestion.

    We are currently working on a road shields feature for the WME, and we believe this suggestion will be addressed as part of this development.

    We will update accordingly.

    Hezi

  10. [REQUEST] Feed Filters

    It would be very nice if we could filter the feed by notification types (more or less like URO+ does, but without having to reload the feed several times to find the ones you selected).

    Options suggested:

    Notifications (checkboxes):
    - PURs (and subtypes);
    - URs (and subtypes);
    - PMs.

    Areas:
    - State XX (particularly useful for SMs and CMs);
    - Areas driven [last XX days];
    - Country (useful for CMs);
    - All editable areas.

    Those above are what I miss the most. But, since we're at it, some extra suggestions would be:

    Listing reason:
    - Reported by you;
    - New…

    8 votes
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  11. SLUR behavior (speed limit update request)

    Hi,
    a few month ago Irad told to make suggestions about SLUR, I took my time but here it is :

    In the beginning, we had a SLUR for every request, and there were way too much of them because sometimes there is a lag in showing the new speed limit so people were reporting speed limit that were already good, and also because speed limit were not visible in the client until you exceeds the limit.

    The idea of grouping them making cluster was implemented (against our will), and according to Merav last time I spoke with her about…

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    1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hey!
    Thank you for this suggestion.

    As it was announced in the forum we are currently working on improving the SLUR workflow and user experience.
    This suggestion will be taken into consideration in the work.

    So, thank you again we will update accordingly.

    Hezi

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