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This is the place to share your ideas for improving the Waze Map editor.

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  1. Notify if place is closed when starting a route

    Google Maps will notify you when you begin a route if the place you are going to is closed. Can this function be added to Waze?

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  2. Push questions to communicate with drivers

    A suggestion to enable Push questions (PQ’s) to communicate with drivers in order to solve map problems
    I thought it would be really great if Area managers would be able to send PQ’s to drivers in order to get their help in resolving map problems.
    For example:
    • If I get a UR (in an area with low traffic) suggesting that a right turn isn’t enabled anymore and I want to verify this I might need to wait a long time until someone else will send an additional UR.
    • Or if a road is suspected to be closed and…

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  3. Improvement for lanes

    I am attaching a suggestion here to allow adding lanes in node that refer to a "far turn". Implementing this suggestion will solve all the problems of setting lanes (including extreme complicated junctions, H and # junctions) without the need for any heuristics! It will work at any junctions even if it is extremely complex with many auxiliary segments.

    In the WME:
    When defining lanes to a segment, turns are automatically displayed for the end of the segment with the segment names to which they refer.
    My suggestion is to add an option for adding to lanes a "far turns".…

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  4. Restricted areas: L5 users can restrict Rank 6 segments

    With restricted areas, a level 5 (or Level X user depending on what the final level will be when released in production/country setting) could currently add a restriction to a level 6 segment.

    Steps: find a rank 6 segment, draw an area on it => The segment is restricted.

    This may be a WAD (similar to closures for people who have closure permissions), but it's still risky and lowers the protection of the rank system. If the user deletes the area restriction right after the map update, the problem cannot be identified without staff intervention.

    Permalink: https://beta.waze.com/editor/?env=row&l ... =244207735

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  5. Implement reCAPTCHA v3

    With the recent release of version 3 of reCAPTCHA (the thing you may get to see when you log in and the system suspects you may be a bot instead of a user), it would be a great idea to upgrade to the latest version. We've had several users who have had to fill in the CAPTCHA protection every time for some weird reason (I suspect someone in their neighbourhood is to blame), which could be alleviated with the new system. The system now gives you a score between 0 and 1 to gauge how trustworthy the request is. That…

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